General Ledger Accountant

Employer
EdgeConnex
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
May 09, 2017
Closes
May 23, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
EdgeConneX(R) is the only global Edge Data Center(R) provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet's reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost effective distribution model for the internet. For more information, please visit our EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere(R).General Ledger AccountantThe General Ledger Accountant is accountable for creating journal entries and assembling supporting documentation, as well as for tracking the contents of accounts, creating the financial statements, and writing related disclosures. They will be responsible for monthly closings, including the preparation of journal entries, account analyses, and reconciliations.DutiesMaintain a master list of monthly journal entriesRecord supporting information for all journal entriesEnter all journal entries into the accounting softwareEnsure that reversing entries occurCreate recurring journal entry templatesEnsure that recurring entries are changed or terminated at appropriate trigger pointsMaintain detailed listings of the contents of all balance sheet accountsAssist auditors with journal entry examinationsAssist in the production of financial statementsAssist in writing footnotes to the financial statementsPerform duties for Monthly ClosingsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities5+ years of experience performing General Ledger Accountant dutiesThorough knowledge of general accounting methods, principles, and the ability to apply this knowledgeExperience with completing Monthly ClosingsSolid organizational and analytical skillEffective communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing prioritiesAbility to build strong working relationships across the organizationEducation/ExperienceBachelor degree in accounting, finance or a related fieldCPA preferredWorking knowledge of Accounting Software packages, Sage AccPac strongly preferredStrong PC skills to include Microsoft Office, specifically advanced in ExcelExperience in Telecommunications Industry required, preferably with a focus on Data Center servicesEdgeConneX believes diversity - of thought, backgrounds and experiences - affects all that we do, from our employees to the solutions we deliver. Our goal is to create an environment in which inclusion through diversity helps deepen the lives and work experience of our employees, enhances our innovation and creativity, and enriches our involvement in our communities. EdgeConneX is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, as well as any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Apply Now