Sr. Staff Accountant

Location
McLean, VA
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Oct 01, 2020
Ref
225930
Function
Accountant, Finance
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with its client, an Accounting firm, is searching for a proactive and driven Sr. Staff Accountant. The Accountant will manage all accounting operations and assist with audit fieldwork. They will also be responsible for financial reporting and audits. The ideal candidate will have prior accounting/financial reporting experience and experience with ERP implementation. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity as a new step in your career, apply now!

Responsibilities:
  • Manage timely and accurate full cycle accounting duties; maintain accurate inventory accounts and reconciliation
  • Prepare and maintain the general ledger and sub ledgers related to accounts payable
  • Process payments timely and accurately, enter into ERP system for detailed reconciliation of vendor accounts
  • Assisting with filing and record keeping for invoices and support documentation as required
  • Manage and verify all expense reports and ensure compliance with company policies
  • Enter basic invoice information into accounting system on daily basis and route new invoices for authorization on daily basis
  • Maintain records, files and documentation, accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Perform checks to ensure data integrity and to spot/correct inconsistencies in accounting work
  • Accurately analyze financial statements, monitor trends and conduct reporting and related activities
  • Partner with functional teams to develop reporting dashboards and analytics for internal and external use
  • Recognize potential risks and errors, make recommendations to improve reporting environment and produce valuable results
  • Reconcile financial data, examine primary variance drivers and compare results with plans and forecasts

Qualifications/Background Profile:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; experience in lieu of degree acceptable
  • 5+ years of comprehensive accounting experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the retail supply chain and operational costs
  • Experience with ERP implementation and SAP
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office applications; intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • Solid communication skills with the ability to communicate with teams or present recommendations to increase the efficiency of the processes
  • Detail and Process Oriented with the ability to multi-task and work on several projects together
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret complex reports, needs and documentations

Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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