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Senior Accountant

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

Our client, a large institution in the DC Metro area, is looking for a strong Senior Accountant to join their organization. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understand underlying business and related processes as foundation for responsibilities.
  • Prepare journal entries based on review of supporting reconciliations and schedules.
  • Strong involvement in the various items related to Financial Statement Preparation
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Process monthly bank activity journals related to line of credit, fees, and interest.
  • Perform monthly bank statement reconciliations and maintain Cash Management sub-ledger for domestic accounts.
  • Maintain Fixed Assets sub-ledger, including monthly FA additions, retirements, running/booking depreciation expense, and reconciliation to the GL.
  • Maintain Prepaid Asset sub-ledger, including monthly additions, amortization, and reconciliation to the GL.
  • Review AP reports and general ledger detail for coding discrepancies and perform re-classes as needed.
  • Assist in the compilation of the month-end close package, including Balance Sheet and Income Statement fluctuation analysis and preparation of the executive slide deck.
  • Perform ad hoc reviews and analysis, as needed.
  • Maintain adequate internal controls 
  • Support Accounting Manager, Asst. Controller and Controller as needed

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or Business, with at least 5 years of experience in General Ledger accounting.
  • Exposure to Financial Statement Prep
  • Bachelor's Degree; preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or serious pursuit of CPA
  • Highly detail and deadline oriented with the ability to prioritize, focus and thrive in a high paced multi-tasking environment.