Sr. Staff Accountant
Sr. Staff Accountant The Air Line Pilots Association, the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 57,000 pilots at 33 US and Canadian airlines) seeks a Sr. Staff Accountant for our Herndon, Virginia, office. The Sr. Staff Accountant is responsible for the following areas: functional lead for Accounts Receivable/Billing Systems interface with the Lawson Financial System; develops, implements, and maintains reporting structures within Lawson; lead on researching tax issues and preparation and facilitation of annual tax returns for the Association and related entities; financial forecasting, planning, and analysis including dues analysis, cash flow statements, Contingency Fund Oversight Board and Major Contingency Fund reports; support for the annual budgeting process; special analytical projects as assigned; audit preparation and support for the Association and related entities; financial statement preparation and support for review engagements; LM-2 reporting; month-end close; and, providing back up to other staff accountants. Travel: 0 - 2%. Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in relevant area, eg, Accounting, Finance, or related field, from an accredited college or university is required, master's degree preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum four (4) years of experience in the field required, six (6) or more years strongly preferred.Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required.Two (2) years public accounting experience strongly preferred.Experience with Lawson Financial Suite, PeopleSoft, Query, and Crystal Reports strongly preferred. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective interaction with all levels of contacts, internal and external.Excellent organizational skills.Ability to manage multiple projects.Ability to work independently.Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Physical Demands: Note: The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below. Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information. Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office. Also includes occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, eg, to pack, unpack, and/or move cases. Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to twenty-five (25) pounds (lbs.). (Assistance may not always be available.) Relocation Not Provided.