Staff Accountant

Employer
Fort Myer Construction
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 09, 2021
Closes
Oct 24, 2021
Ref
157792117
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionFort Myer Construction Corporation is the DMV's leading infrastructure construction company. If you desire to be part of a company with an opportunity to grow in your career and be rewarded for your contributions - Fort Myer is the place for you. We reward our team members with competitive pay and a robust benefits package, in many cases paying 100% for medical, dental and vision insurance as well as free parking. Our mission is to serve the communities we call home by "helping build the American Dream"A' in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Our more than 900 team members take pride in their work and as a result, our projects have received local and national awards. If you do not mind hard work desire job securities associated with essential infrastructure projects and want to make a difference in our communities then, please consider joining the Fort Myer Family.The Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring that the costs of all construction and capital spending projects are recorded and tracked accurately and timely, closing projects to asserts or expense according to GAAP guidelines, and providing relevant reporting to project managers and senior management. This position requires considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles and job cost accounting functions, as it is responsible for general ledger, job cost and related accounts payable transactions.Responsibilities:All month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities including journal entry posting, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate expense allocation,General ledger maintenance including accruals, adjusting entries, account reconciliations, etc,Coordinate activities within Accounting team to ensure proper entries are made in payroll, job costing, benefits and various prepaid/advance accounts,Manage and maintenance of the accuracy of the General Ledger,Close subsidiary books - maintain and reconcile entity accounts, Ensure that inter-company work orders and postings are accurate and complete,Assist in identifying an discrepancies in the accounts, troubleshoot origin and make correcting entries to ensure accurate financial reporting,General Ledger account reconciliations and/or oversee the preparation within the team,Oversee the labor costing process,Maintenance of overhead allocations and the journal entries for the indirect cost allocations,Lead cross-functional teams across the Company's various job sites for compliance changes or process improvements projects, as needed,Validation of proper revenue recognition treatment and setup.Develop, manage and enhance Internal Controls,Follow the Company's internal control framework and ensure adherence to objectives,Identification and implementation of improvement where necessary,Ensure all accounting records, policies and practices are processed and stored according to Company practice,Preparation of management reports and completion of the financial covenant compliance packages,Development and implementation of financial reporting using VISTA/Viewpoint,Corporate cash management and cash flow in respect to Payroll, AR and AP,Coordinate the annual financial audit, set timelines and review the audited financial statements,Conduct annual audits, andAdditional duties as assigned.Job Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Accounting requiredMinimum of 3 years accounting experience, including specific experience in construction accounting.Knowledge and application of basic accounting principles and functions (eg debits, credits, journal entries, CIP, asset capitalization and depreciation).Strong working knowledge of GAAP.Strong Excel skills.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from all levels of the organization and project funding source representatives,Ability to work independently and complete duties and projects with little direct supervision while keeping the supervisor informed of your progress regularly,Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines, by managing multiple priorities and utilizing strong organizational and time management skills,Experience with Job Cost Accounting Software,Detail orientated,Excellent problem solving skills,Ability to interpret and process detail data from multiple systems/sources, andDemonstrated advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully subscribe to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants and/or employees are considered for hire, promotion, training opportunities, and work assignments, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, nation origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal or local laws.Disclaimer:The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. Management has discretion to add or modify job duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and fully subscribe to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants and/or employees are considered for hire, promotion, training opportunities, and work assignments, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or sexual orientation) marital status, national origin, age (40 or older) veteran status, disability, or genetic information or any other basis protected by federal or local laws.XJ6

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