Senior Accountant

Employer
United Therapeutics Corporation
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
The Job Details are as follows:OverviewThis position plays an integral role in the accounting function within our Finance department. The Senior Accountant's primary responsibility is to ensure compliance with GAAP, internal controls, and company policy while accurately and independently preparing and posting journal entries and monthly account reconciliations. The Senior Accountant will use their professional judgment to determine the appropriate accounting treatment.Key Accountabilities/ResponsibilitiesReview operational accounting transactions, prepare journal entries and reconcile balance sheet accountsFinancial posting activity review to determine whether appropriate (for financial classifications/ disclosures) and post reclassification journal entries as neededAnalyze variances and annual trends to determine explanations for internal reporting to senior management and for external auditor supportSEC filing support with the preparation of select schedules for quarterly financial reporting (10-Q and annual 10-K)Review new and amended agreements to ensure the agreements are evaluated and accounted for in accordance with GAAP requirementsProvide financial support for external and internal audits and directly interact with all auditorsCreate and/or update and maintain policies and procedures for assigned product areasParticipate in cross-training of functions with other members of FinanceOther duties as assignedMinimum RequirementsBachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance requiredExperience of two to four years of in a public accounting firm or large for-profit organizationStrong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and WordOther Preferred Knowledge / Skills / Abilities CPA preferred or working towards CPA certificationExperience with SAP or other large enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform preferredUnited Therapeutics Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities