General Ledger Accountant

Employer
EdgeConnex
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 24, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
EdgeConneX(R) is the only global Edge Data Center(R) provider. Creating purpose-built, edge-of-network infrastructure solutions that extend the internet's reach, EdgeConneX enables the fastest and most secure delivery of content, cloud services and applications. Edge Data Centers host bandwidth intensive and latency sensitive data closer to end-users, establishing a more secure, reliable and cost effective distribution model for the internet. For more information, please visit our EdgeConneX Internet of Everywhere(R). General Ledger Accountant The General Ledger Accountant is accountable for creating journal entries and assembling supporting documentation, as well as for tracking the contents of accounts, creating the financial statements, and writing related disclosures. They will be responsible for monthly closings, including the preparation of journal entries, account analyses, and reconciliations. Duties Maintain a master list of monthly journal entries Record supporting information for all journal entries Enter all journal entries into the accounting software Ensure that reversing entries occur Create recurring journal entry templates Ensure that recurring entries are changed or terminated at appropriate trigger points Maintain detailed listings of the contents of all balance sheet accounts Assist auditors with journal entry examinations Assist in the production of financial statements Assist in writing footnotes to the financial statements Perform duties for Monthly Closings Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 5+ years of experience performing General Ledger Accountant duties Thorough knowledge of general accounting methods, principles, and the ability to apply this knowledge Experience with completing Monthly Closings Solid organizational and analytical skill Effective communication and interpersonal skills Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities Ability to build strong working relationships across the organization Education/Experience Bachelor degree in accounting, finance or a related field CPA preferred Working knowledge of Accounting Software packages, Sage AccPac strongly preferred Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office, specifically advanced in Excel Experience in Telecommunications Industry required, preferably with a focus on Data Center services EdgeConneX believes diversity - of thought, backgrounds and experiences - affects all that we do, from our employees to the solutions we deliver. Our goal is to create an environment in which inclusion through diversity helps deepen the lives and work experience of our employees, enhances our innovation and creativity, and enriches our involvement in our communities. EdgeConneX is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, as well as any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Apply Now