Senior Accountant

Calibre CPA Group
Bethesda, MD
Aug 03, 2018
Aug 13, 2018
Full Time
Calibre CPA Group is seeking a Senior Accountant with at least three years of private or public accounting experience to join our Accounting and Financial Services Department and support the daily administration of our clients' finance departments. This position offers excellent opportunities for leadership and career advancement. Travel will be predominantly in the DC Metro area. Responsibilities Accounting & Operational Management Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements. Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures. Maintain control over a monthly and annual closing process that ensures timely client deliverables. Prepare reconciliations and supporting schedules for monthly and annual close. Prepare supporting schedules for annual audit. Assist in the annual budgeting process. Compare budgeted to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate. Prepare allocations of payroll and overhead costs to project/program, and grants; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants. Update and monitor cash flow forecasting. Track the performance of invested assets and ensure that investment activity is properly recorded in the general ledger. Ensure that all financial transactions are accounted for in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Ensure full integration of data with all financial systems throughout the organization. Maintain compliance with all federal, state, local and private reporting requirements, including federal and state information tax returns, federal and state payroll tax returns, sales and property tax returns and other returns pertaining to charitable organizations and solicitations. Communication Monitor engagement progress and changes and keep manager and partner abreast of status. Provide supervision, review and leadership to Calibre staff. Carry out an open-book style of financial management by sharing and training others on basic and technical accounting issues. Support the manager and partner in reporting to the board's audit and finance committees. Work with program directors and staff and senior leadership at each client to establish finance and administrative systems to support program operations. Work with Payroll Service Providers to communicate changes and ensure that client payroll processing is accurate and timely. Team Leadership Ensure that the portion of the client service and other budgets under his/her guidance are adhered to the best of his/her abilities. Represent the AFS department on appropriate cross-functional team(s) throughout Calibre (technical, social etc.). Perform special projects as needed and/or requested. Participate in learning opportunities to enhance individual, team, and organizational performance. Ensure alignment of team to Calibre mission and organizational goals. Business Development Look for opportunities to drive more core services into the current client base. Look for opportunities to introduce expanded services to current clients. Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration 3+ years of progressive experience in public or private accounting Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong client service orientation Advanced proficiency with QuickBooks and other finance software. Able to perform in a team-oriented environment. Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize. About Us Calibre is an established and growing public accounting firm with a 80-year history in the Washington, DC, NYC and Chicago markets. We are dedicated to providing the best possible working environment, including a commitment to the personal and professional growth of our employees. The firm offers a competitive benefits package, including health insurance coverage options, 401(k) and profit sharing plans, and a generous paid time off policy. It is our goal to cultivate our employees and give them every resource to develop and grow into a career at Calibre. Please visit our website at to learn more about our firm

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