Accountant

Employer
Yoh
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Staff Accountant needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Silver Spring, MD.The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess:Accounting DegreeSAP and BlacklineWhat You'll Be Doing:Accounting role within the Education Accounting team. The Staff Accountant reports to the Manager Education and SG&A Accounting. This position will be heavily involved in general accounting processes supporting the Education business unit. Responsibilities include preparing and recording journal entries to the balance sheet and income statement, preparing account reconciliations, cost center analysis, contract management processing and sponsorship invoicing. An integral part of the finance team in ensuring complete and accurate transactions and providing the supporting details of revenues & expenses.Responsible for month-end close, including revenue and expense general ledger journal entries. Key journal entries include sponsorship revenue, expense accruals and reclasses and hardcopy revenue.Prepare appropriate documentation to support journal entries ensuring completeness and accuracy.Assess and distribute preliminary cost center P&L's to determine the need for accruals and reclasses based on forecast, budget and prior actuals.Prepare account reconciliations and perform analytical review of balance sheet accounts, and ensure timely investigation and resolution of reconciling balances.Process Sponsorship invoices using the Corporate Billing system.Process Contract Management discrepancies and billing blocks in SAP.Prepare analysis and supporting schedules to assist management in monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by Management.What You Need to Bring to the Table:Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.CPA or currently pursuing a CPA licenseTwo to five years of accounting experience with general ledger and monthly close processes, preferably in a fast-paced environment.Prior public accounting or audit experience is desirable, but not requiredExperience with SAP and Blackline a strong plus and preferred.Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.Comfortable working with large data volumes with strict deadlines.Strong MS Excel skills and proficiency with the use of accounting systems.Extremely detail oriented with strong organizational skills.Motivated by challenging, high-energy environment.A strong work ethic and ability to handle multiple tasks.Team player, able to be flexible and work well with others as a team player.What's In It For You?We welcome you to be a part of the largest and legendary global staffing companies to meet your career aspirations. Yoh's network of client companies has been employing professionals like you for over 65 years in the US, UK and Canada. Join Yoh's extensive talent community that will provide you with access to Yoh's vast network of opportunities and gain access to this exclusive opportunity available to you.Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits401K Retirement Saving PlanLife & Disability InsuranceDirect Deposit & weekly ePayrollEmployee Discount ProgramsReferral Bonus ProgramOpportunity is Calling, Apply Now!Recruiter: Rene BorstYoh makes finding and applying for jobs simple. Partner with Yoh to find the right opportunities across multiple industries in the US and UK. Find out more here! Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Click here to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.CB1