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Accountant

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: fac.dc@hirestrategy.com

Our client, a growth technology firm in the DC metro area, is looking to bring on a Staff Accountant to help grow and improve their Accounting & Finance team. The role will work directly with the Controller, and be critical in all aspects of Operational Accounting and the month-end close process.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review journal entries and analyze general ledger accounts.
  • Support month-end close, including leading-out some aspects of it.
  • Book journal entries as needed.
  • Assist with internal control narratives, P/O system, and approval processes around purchases.
  • Reconcile cash and other balance sheet transactions.
  • Manage fixed asset transactions and inventory.
  • Assist with month- and quarter-close processes.
  • Help with preparing reporting packages.
  • Assist in all aspects of preparing and reviewing work papers and performing variance analyses.
  • Process and oversee vendor payments and employee payroll.
  • Reconcile team members’ credit card statements and expense reimbursement reports.
  • Assist with audit schedule, 1099s, budgeting and general leader accounting.

Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of experience, preferably in receivables, payables, or accounting operations.
  • Experience recording journal entries.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Prior experience with Netsuite.
  • Global accounting and closing experience.