Staff Accountant

Employer
Sunrise Senior Living
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
JOB OVERVIEW'Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what's right for the resident. For me, that's a big breath of fresh air.'- Sunrise Leader At Sunrise Senior Living, we pride ourselves as pioneers in setting standards of excellence, and strive to provide care & services to seniors across our 300+ locations in the United States, Canada and the UK better than anyone. In alignment with our mission and values you will be part of a dynamic and talented team of professionals. You will find opportunities that provide more than just a job. Sunrise is a place where personal and professional growth is an integral part of your career experience. We are seeking a Staff Accountant who will be responsible for the accounting activities in our Property Accounting Department related specifically to fixed assets. The key role of the Staff Accountant will center on reviewing general ledger account activity, analysis of fixed assets, complying with internal controls and procedures surrounding the fixed asset process, and the maintenance of fixed assets within our accounting systems. The Staff Accountant is also responsible for: accurate, consistent and complete reconciliation of fixed asset accounts for assigned Sunrise communities; timely documentation and clearance of identified variances; assigned monthly, quarterly, and annual close activities; and g/l account variance analysis. The ability to successfully work in a team environment, to work across multiple facets of the organization, to properly prioritize daily activities, and to understand accounting issues in a complex corporate structure is essential in this position. RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS RESPONSIBLITIESReview all fixed asset related general ledger activity to ensure compliance with our asset capitalization policy. Determining the in-service date of various fixed assets and the timely staging of fixed assets to ensure depreciation is recorded promptly and accurately.Reconciliation of account balances to ensure accuracy of financial statements.Take on new activities in the department as they are assigned, either individually or working with fellow team members.Ensure adherence to internal controls and procedures.Create positive, free-flowing communication with the various departments at SSL that actively book to assigned accounts so that variances can be quickly resolved. QUALIFICATIONSA four year Accounting Degree or equivalent is required.2+ years of accounting experience in detailed oriented, high volume business is preferred.Fixed Asset accounting and reconciliation experience in a multi-ownership - multiple business unit environment is desirable.Working experience with PeopleSoft is desired but not required.Strong organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skillsStrong oral and written communication skillsTeam oriented attitudeAbility to comfortably work in an intensely deadline-oriented environmentProven proficiency in a PC based accounting environment Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.ABOUT SUNRISESunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise. At Sunrise, you will Make a Difference Every Day We are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest. Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive CommunityThe care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best. Ignite Your PotentialWe believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.