Outsourced Senior Accountant

Employer
Tate & Tryon
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionDepartment: Outsourced Accounting Services Summary:The Senior Accountant is responsible for the client month end close process and the supervision of the Staff and Senior Staff Accountant to ensure proper internal controls over client assets, timely collection of receivables and payment of obligations and preparation of timely and accurate internal financial statements. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Develop and maintain an understanding of the accounting operations within the organization.Obtain a working knowledge of accounting software packages.Perform month end close process.Prepare monthly bank and/or investment account reconciliations.Maintain fixed assets schedulePrepare various general ledger account reconciliationsPrepare financial statements for the client by the agreed upon deadline. Accounting Manager/Supervisor must review and approve before submission to client.Train and oversee Staff assigned to the engagements.Review the daily data entry by the accounting staff to ensure accurate posting in the accounting package.Oversee timely mailing of outstanding receivable invoices to debtors.Responsible for recommending and enforcing the internal controls, policies and procedures, established by the client.Preparation of audit schedules, confirmation letters, etc.Assist with responding to auditor inquiries.Perform client services as outlined in the T&T engagement letter and proposal submitted to the client.Required Qualifications:2+ years of diversified accounting experience (for example, within an audit or outsourced accounting department).Ability to work well with and train accounting clerical staff in policies and procedures, proper accounting and retaining necessary documentation for recorded transactions.Experience in performing or assisting with the month end close.A service mentality to non-finance departments and a good understanding of non-profit accounting standards, issues, internal controls, and processes.Ability to work independently on client assignments.Strong time management, organizational, attention to detail, communication, and interpersonal skillsPreferred Qualifications:Experience with non-profit organizations. CPA is preferred but not required. Computer Skills:To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge and demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications. Accounting software experience, especially with Microsoft Dynamics GP, Solomon, Quickbooks, Peachtree, FRx and F9. Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Company DescriptionWhether you have 3 years or 20 years of experience, Tate & Tryon will encourage you to make an impact and be a leader within the firm. We offer a collaborative environment that promotes growth and challenges the mind. Our culture fosters meaningful professional relationships and individuals are recognized for their accomplishments and contributions no matter where they are in their career. More importantly, we want to hear your ideas and suggestions as it is the only way that we will remain a leader in our field.