Benefits Accountant

Washington, DC
Jan 03, 2021
Jan 14, 2021
Full Time
Kforce has a client seeking a Benefits Accountant in Washington, DC.Summary:* Reviewing required journals and ensuring journal entries are properly prepared* Conducting analyses of financial transactions and explaining variations from year to date and prior year results* Performing reconciliations of balance sheet accounts* Preparing external and internal schedules* Coordinating the preparation of the annual GAAP Financial Statements* Providing formal responses to inquiries* Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related discipline; Master's degree in accounting or finance preferred* CPA license preferred; A master's degree in accounting or a CPA license may be substituted for 1 year of the experience requirement* A minimum of 5 years of experience in an accounting function required* Experience in benefits accounting, technical accounting or payroll accounting* Working knowledge of PeopleSoft General Ledger module and reporting tools, including nVision, Query, Crystal, and Clarity & Workday* Demonstrated working knowledge of GAAP; Experience interpreting and applying the requirements of Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topics 710 - 718 preferred* General knowledge of SEC regulations and filing requirements, along with the FERC uniform system of accounts preferred* Understanding of the regulated energy industry preferred* Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate complex messages, both verbally and in writing, to diverse internal and external audiences at all organization levelsKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.*Compensation Type:*Hours

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