Requisition Number 17-0290 Post Date 6/5/2017 Title Staff Accountant City Sparks State MD Position Type Full-Time Description . Assistant Controller, Accounting Director, Accounting Manager, Team Lead Responsible for general accounting activities including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts and financial statements.* Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare general ledger entries.* Performs statistical analysis to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes to general ledger accounts.* Resolves inconsistent or inaccurate financial information in preparation of schedules, account reconciliations and reports.* Assists in the preparation offinancial statements in accordance with GAAP.* Other duties as assigned, including special projects.Individual contributor; no direct reports. Operates with independence. Is expected to be self-managing in most key accountabilities. Receives guidance and feedback from Sr. Accountants/II.Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions and ensures the Integrity of accounting records for cornpleteness1 accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.Minimum of 1..2 years accounting or other related experience. Experience including ' the month-end/year-end close processes strongly preferred.Experience with general ledger functions, preparing and reviewing account reconciliations and identifying, researching, and resolving problems. Experience with intercompany transactions preferred.Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and principles . Requirements BA/BS degree in business, accounting, finance or related field of study. The ideal candidate plans to pursue CPA.Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook). Advanced proficiency in Excel and Access. Accounting software.