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Senior Accountant

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

Seeking a Senior Accountant who is responsible for General Ledger activities including but not limited to, accounting transactions, preparing account reconciliations, assisting in/overseeing month end close activities and providing financial reporting support.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain general ledger functions for all legal entities
  • Leading monthly, quarterly, and annual GL close process
  • Create journal entries and monthly reconciliations
  • Develop financial statements and reports
  • Capture and record policies and procedures for area of responsibility
  • When needed, assist in the monthly close for newly acquired companies and oversee the transition to firm corporate accounting standards
  • Preform ad hoc projects as needed

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • CPA REQUIRED.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP required.
  • 5+ years’ experience including corporate accounting with a public company. Including supervisory responsibilities.
  • Experienced with accounting concepts related to the software industry, international accounting and mergers and acquisitions is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information and a sense of strong business ethics