Senior Accountant

Rockville, Maryland
Montgomery County Benefits with medical, dental, vision, life, LTD, 401(a)/8% match, free golf, etc.
Oct 26, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time

The Montgomery County Revenue Authority (MCRA) has an opportunity to join a dynamic team!  MCRA was created in 1957 as an instrumentality of Montgomery County and a public corporation.  The MCRA has two primary functions, one is to operate self-supporting public facilities, and the other is to finance public facilities.  On the operations side, the MCRA directly manages the Golf Course System (of 9 golf courses) and operates the Montgomery County Airpark.




MCRA headquarters has an immediate opening for a Senior Accountant.




The Senior Accountant will be responsible for accurate and timely execution of transaction processing, accounting, and related reporting, which may include a combination of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and/or other accounting functions.  This position plays a key role supporting accounting operations for MCRA.  The incumbent will also play an important role in driving positive change and performing analytics. Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Conducting month-end and year-end financial close activities and reporting Preparing, review, and analyze financial reports and statements to ensure accuracy and completeness Ensuring that balance sheet reconciliations are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Reviewing bi-weekly payrolls and prepare journal entry for posting. Reviewing monthly bond statements and prepare journal entries for posting. Preparing schedules for pre-audit and audit; work with audit firm on completing audit. Assisting in annual budget process. Backing-up for accounts payable and accounts receivable. Ensuring proper internal controls are followed and recommend process changes to improve efficiency. Assisting Controller/CFO with special projects. Providing strong customer service by adequately addressing internal and external customer inquiries in a timely, professional, and knowledgeable manner. Understanding and applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Performing other duties as assigned.



MCRA is seeking qualified applicants who reflect and understand our CORE VALUES of a Genuine Smile, Do Anything Attitude and Deliver Excellence. MCRA is a fast-paced, high-energy organization with an ambitious agenda and staff that is highly motivated.  Qualified applicants may possess any combination of education and experience enabling them to successfully perform the responsibilities of the position. Preferred qualifications are: Bachelor’s degree or higher in accounting, finance, or related field and 5+ years of relevant experience. CPA certification is a plus.   Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational skills, good verbal and written communication skills, exceptional Excel, and MS Dynamics/Great Plains experience with MS Office Suite. Candidates must also have the ability to multi-task with a high attention to detail and accuracy, possess strong time management and organizational skills with a proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees and have demonstrated experience in process improvement and/or process automation. 








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