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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Job ID 
2017-1439
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 
11/17/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

The Senior Accountant is responsible for general ledger accountability.  The position requires strong revenue recognition experience and excellent analytical skills. The Senior Accountant must understand and operate using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in order to succeed in this position.

 

Responsibilities

  • Daily maintenance of general ledger and oversight of accounting transactions, processes, and controls
  • Assist in preparing schedules for the annual financial statement audit
  • Monthly financial statement preparation
  • Revenue Recognition assurance and compliance with GAAP
  • Ad hoc financial reporting and analysis
  • Filing of sales tax returns (monthly & quarterly)

Qualifications

  • CPA Preferred
  • BS Degree or higher in Accounting preferred
  • Solid knowledge of accounting responsibilities, controls, and processes
  • Experience in NetSuite is a plus
  • MS Office skills are a must (especially Excel)
  • Desire to provide extraordinary customer service /support for internal and external clients
  • Must possess strong analytical, technical, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic/up-tempo environment
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, self-disciplined, and  deadline-driven
  • Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Minimum of five years of progressive accounting experience
  • Public accounting background is a plus
  • Experience in a software environment or high transaction commercial business