Full Charge Bookkeeper/Accountant

Main Event Caterers
Arlington, VA
Sep 17, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
We are Main Event Caterers. We are big (200+ employees, $8 million in revenue), well-established, and highly successful. We are a staple of the DMV's most exclusive events. And we are looking for a fulltime, Full Charge Bookkeeper to join our team. We recognize that your career is YOUR main event. That's important to us, and we want to be a great part of it. We are supportive, team-focused, and fans of smart work. We are located in an ideal part of Arlington, right next to the Village at Shirlington. Oh, and we provide free, chef-cooked lunches every day! Foodies may really get a kick out of us. Here are examples of the work that needs to be done: General Accounting Accounts payable/receivable and cash disbursements Bank reconciliations/Credit card reconciliations Vendor statement reconciliations Billing and collections Sales tax payments Reporting Prepare financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and work successfully with external accounting firm. Here's how we'd like this person to roll: Be quick to notice if something doesn't look right Be a self-checker Be proactive Question why we do what we do, and be quick to propose better methods and processes Ask, "How can we be better?" Be a team player Be detail-oriented, accurate, and efficient Here are the qualifications: Knowledge of financial statements and financial statement analysis Current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and business entity taxation for companies Proficiency in the following areas: Accounts Payable and Receivable accounting Billing and collections systems Cash management and forecasting General Accounting Excel or comparable spreadsheet (Intermediate level) Solid understanding of Quickbooks Tech savvy and quick to learn new systems (like our catering system) 5+ years of related experience An associates or coursework in accounting or business (BS in accounting is a plus) A combination of experience and education, combined with the ability to "roll" (see above) Business communication skills, both verbal and written Ability to meet critical deadlines and overtime hours as required. This position is subject to significant seasonal peaks. If you think Main Event Caterers could be part of your career we'd love to learn more about you. This position is onsite, but we have flexible schedules. The work is fairly even, without heavy tax time upswings. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and a great work environment. Main Event Caterers is an EOE employer.