Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in LEXINGTON PARK, Maryland
My client is a dynamic, growing Government Contractor in Southern Maryland, currently searching for a Senior Accountant to join their high performing team. The Senior Accountant will report to the Director of Accounting, with significant exposure to the CFO and senior leadership of the organization. This is a newly created role due to growth of the company and an expanding need to increase the talent within the CFO's organization. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for regular GL maintenance and month-end close procedures, as well as project-based work as assigned by the CFO.
Preparing the consolidated financial statements on a monthly basis
Monitoring costs and associated reporting
Support/overview of cyclical accounting functions. including journal entries
Ownership of Accounts Receivable function and forecasting collections/cash flow
Ad hoc reporting and consolidation of financial reporting by management request
Support external audits, including DCAA audits
Continually assess and improve internal processes
Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills
Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
Month end closings experience highly desired
Adeptness in Consolidated Financial Statements
Costpoint experience desired, any ERP experience required
General familiarity with Annual External Audit
General ledger experience
Foundational knowledge in CPA
Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement preparation
Practical knowledge of Month-end Journal Entries
Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus
Prior work done in public accounting is desired
Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required
Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges
BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred
2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience
Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
Skilled at time management
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