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Senior Accountant - Financial Reporting

Location: Reston Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: fad.reston@hirestrategy.com

We operate in over 35+ offices globally.  Reporting to the Manager, Financial Accounting, you will be responsible for coordinating various business partners across the company to ensure accurate accounting, reporting and disclosure of company financial statements for the preparation of required SEC filings including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

  • You will assist in preparation of external financial reporting, including 10Q's, 10K's and 8K's, other financial reporting as required and other governmental statutory reporting
  • Prepare and review cash flow statements
  • Prepare and review supporting schedules and documentation for SEC filings
  • Prepare and also review quarterly financial statements as well as XBRL tagging
  • Ensure compliance with all U.S. GAAP and disclosure requirements
  • Lead all research and remain current with new technical accounting standards, especially those that impact financial reporting for Twitter
  • Partner effectively with both internal business partners, including internal and external auditors to address and resolve accounting and reporting issues
  • Partner with functional leads in ensuring the accounting policies & procedures are published and updated
  • Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met for relevant areas, including disclosures
  • Assist with implementation of policies and procedures to the accounting organization
  • Assist with consolidating financial results of subsidiaries for external reporting
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects any technical accounting requests

 

Qualifications:

  • A public company and experience in certain compliance filing solution preferred
  • Rigorous attention to detail and ability to efficiently maintain report accuracy while meeting tight deadlines
  • You have good understanding of accounting principles and SEC filing requirements
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills as well as previous experience with project management, business processes and systems
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting cycle, best practices and data flow among financial systems in compliance with SOX requirement
  • Strategic thinker with strong attention to details and demonstrates active enthusiasm for solving problems and making valuable contributions to the company, including experience in leading complex operations
  • You have advanced computer skills on MS Word, Excel and Google docs
  • You love working in a dynamic fast moving work environment, often on multiple projects simultaneously across different functional groups with minimal day-to-day guidance
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent qualification preferred
  • 3-4+ years of work experience, including public and industry SEC experience OR 4+ years public accounting, including audits of public company financial statements