Senior Accountant

Reston, VA
May 10, 2017
Aug 08, 2017
Full Time
The Senior Accountant is a key member of the finance team responsible for significant contribution to ensure the compliance and integrity of revenue recognition policies and general ledger accounting management. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting concepts and the ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks effectively.

As a key member of the team the Senior Accountant will assist the Controller with general accounting /finance responsibilities and provide top-level support to fellow co-workers. 

    • Perform monthly close routines and assist with the management of the monthly close schedule;
    • Prepare and review journal entries to include sufficient documentation/support;
    • Coordinates accounting matters with other departments and locations;
    • Provides guidance and training to team members, as needed;
    • Responsible for invoicing all revenue activities including recurring monthly revenue;
    • Review sales contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition;
    • Analyze and understand complete product line/offerings and revenue/expense streams to ensure proper revenue recognition;
    • Ensure ERP system product code and revenue arrangements are correctly setup in the financial system;
    • Prepare and maintain revenue schedule for VSOE revenue recognition consideration and compliance;
    • Provides research and analysis to resolve accounting discrepancies;
    • Maintains various monthly balance sheet reconciliation schedules to ensure ledger accuracy;
    • Assists with the month-end financial reporting and variance analysis;
    • Assists with annual financial audit;
    • Identifies system inefficiencies or issues and provides solutions for system(s) enhancement;
    • Other duties may be assigned.


    Professional Skills:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment to exchange information and support
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Comprehensive grasp of accounting principles and how to apply them
    • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

      Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or business related field.
    • 4-6 years of related accounting experience with a minimum of 2-year public accounting experience with Big 4 Firms.
    • Strong MS Excel skills (pivot tables, look-ups, etc.)
    • Active CPA is desired
    • Information Technology experience is a plus
    • NetSuite experience preferred

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