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Senior Accountant

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

A top client of ours is looking for a technical Senior Accountant with a background from large private or public firm to assist in the management of complex accounting entries and analysis. Having a strong background in the application of GAAP and intercompany experience will be helpful in this role.  This role offers the opportunity to grow internally and take on additional responsibilities. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and finalize various general ledger journal entries
  • Create financial statement reports not limited to balance sheets, income statements, and statement of cash flows
  • Maintain full cycle of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Assist in monthly and year end closings
  • Prepare analysis and reconciliations of accounts
  • Recognize revenue and identify areas of improvement in cost
  • Assist in preparation and execution of the financial audit
  • Provide analysis on complex reporting and/or technical accounting issues
  • Assist the Controller and CFO with other special projects

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or higher in Accounting or Finance. CPA/CPA track preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience- specifically through a combination of corporate accounting with a public company and private experience
  • Understanding of GAAP and IFRS
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Large ERP software experience, Intermediate Excel a plus
  • Proven management/supervisory experience and or shown progression toward leadership responsibilities