Accountant III

Employer
CoStar Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 19, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Accountant IIIJob DescriptionThe Senior Accountant will be primarily responsible for assisting in the monthly close process, including preparation of (i) monthly journal entries, (ii) account reconciliations, and (iii) variance analyses related to the monthly results. This position will also work with the Financial Planning and Analysis team and meet with various other departments to understand fluctuations from budget and forecast to assist in the monthly close process. This position may get exposure to technical accounting issues and interactions with external auditors related to the close process, account reconciliations and variance analyses.The Senior Accountant should have a general knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") and experience (i) working within a monthly close process, (ii) preparing journal entries, and (iii) preparing account reconciliations. The Senior Accountant should be eager to learn and demonstrate high energy, time management and organizational skills, strong work ethic, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively.Responsibilities:Preparation of monthly journal entries and supporting schedules and review of monthly financial results.Assistance in a variety of aspects of the Enterprise Resource Planning system implementation.Assistance with special projects within department or as part of cross-functional teamsPosition Requirements:B.A. in Accounting with CPA or pursuing CPA preferred.Preparing monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.Familiarity with Oracle accounting systems.Strong project management, time management and organizational skills.General knowledge of GAAP guidelines and ability to enhance knowledge and apply to a variety of situations.Familiarity with systems and optimizing use of systems to generate data for analyses.Ability to work effectively within a team to complete projects.So why work for CoStar?Our culture of innovation and excellence attracts and encourages the best and brightest in a broad range of disciplines, which makes CoStar a fun and supportive place to work. CoStar's benefits plan ranked among the top 10% of employers nationwide. Besides generous pay and performance-based incentives, the company also provides a 401(k) with company match and a generous stock purchase plan. We support our employees' professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement and our inter-office exchange program.#LI-MT1CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing