Senior Accountant

Arlington, VA
Jul 13, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY This position provides operational accounting and month-end close support for multiple E*TRADE legal entities business units, and functional areas, with a specific focus on payroll, benefits, and stock compensation. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills along with a combination of professional exposure to public or corporate accounting roles. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as in a group. RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare journal entries and reconciliations spanning across multiple legal entities. Examples of journal entries include: -Standard payroll activity -Bonus accruals -Severance -Benefits -Stock-based compensation in accordance with ASC718 Process bi-weekly payroll Prepare various analytics supporting financial results Prepare or provide initial review of reconciliations prepared by accounting support team to ensure general ledger balances are reconciled appropriately Provide guidance and assistance to accounting support team with journal entries and reconciliations Effectively communicate with business partners to resolve issues Facilitate the completion of audit requests from our internal and external auditors as well as our regulators. Assist with ad-hoc projects and new business initiatives. REQUIREMENTS Basic 3-4 years of experience in a combination of public and corporate accounting roles BA/BS in Accounting and/or Finance Preferred Proficiency in Excel and Word required; advanced proficiency in Excel a plus. Payroll experience preferred Experience with Oracle Financial Systems preferred Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment and effectively communicate in all forms with all levels of the organization. Eagerness to work in a team oriented environment We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://www. etradecareers. com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the opportunities.

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