Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

My client is a prominent non profit organization located in Washington D.C in search of a Sr. Accountant with grants experience. This is a challenging opportunity that offers an excellent benefits package. Responsibilities include: Assists in producing monthly financial statements and related documents to the Controller Analyzes monthly financial activity, reviews general ledger accounts to ensure proper classification and recording of financial transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (?GAAP?), and takes any necessary corrective action. Assist with various tasks of setting up and closing of different grants/projects Gather the appropriate documentation to support all expenditures for a contract or grant agreement (payroll reports, invoices, G/L printouts, etc.) Prepare the contract billing report or invoice based on funding source guidelines Ensure accuracy, completeness and conformance to standards defined within the department and funding source Prepare semi-annual/annual closing reports for contracts/grants as well as other regulatory reports as needed. Assist with annual program or grant budget preparation. Support monthly, quarterly and year end closing Assist with annual Audit preparation as related to program, grant activities and the entire organization Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. This role offers great benefits and the opportunity to learn from a strong tenured team. Interested candidates may forward resumes to andre.anderson@roberthalf.com

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Req ID: 04510-0010679127

Functional Role: Accountant - Sr.

Country: USA

State: DC

City: WASHINGTON

Postal Code: 20002-5807

Compensation: $70,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year

Requirements: - Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills - Prior experience in a public accounting environment is highly valued - BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are a plus - Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment - Strong attention to detail - Experience with ERP systems - Demonstrated analytical abilities, tendency to quickly connect dots and surmise logical outcomes - Self-starter, ability to identify issues and resolve problems - 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience - Knowledge of grant accounting - Month end closings experience preferred - Payroll experience - Solid understanding of general ledger