Staff Accountant

Clark Construction Group
Bethesda, MD
Oct 26, 2021
Oct 28, 2021
Full Time
There is a sense of camaraderie that comes with delivering impactful projects as a team. It creates a sense of humility and fosters pride in the work we do. At Clark, we are proud to build what matters, together. From hospitals and airports to roads and educational facilities, we rely on the leadership, diverse talents, and dedication of the Clark team to deliver assets and infrastructure that are integral to our everyday lives. Come join the Clark team and help build the world around us. Summary: The Staff Accountant reports directly to the Accounting Manager and will be an integral member of the Accounting and Financial Reporting team. This highly motivated individual will support all aspects of accounting including reporting and analysis. The Staff Accountant is responsible for timely and accurate reporting needed by stakeholders to effectively manage the business, satisfy reporting obligations and support critical business decisions. This person will complete special projects and must be able to balance and prioritize multiple tasks, as well as, deliver high-quality results and customer service to various levels of management across the company. Responsibilities: * Prepare ad hoc, monthly, quarterly and annual management reports and supporting schedules for internal and external reporting requirements, ensuring conformity with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). * Reconcile monthly statements and prepare various journal entries monthly. * Review and monitor transactions in the general ledger/ ensure accounts are properly reconciled. * Identify areas for improvement in process, internal control, and financial reporting. * Ensure all financial reporting obligations are met in a timely and accurate manner. * Serve as a liaison to external auditors, providing requested audit information as needed. * Develop schedules in support of government reporting requirements, as requested. * Seek process improvement to support reporting and analytical activities. This includes leveraging the SAP general ledger system and other software tools to develop reports and queries. * Participate in implementing changes to financial reporting processes by incorporating new functionality into system reports and leveraging new tools to ensure the accurate and timely preparation of financial information. * Exhibit strong data extraction analysis ability using SAP or other financial applications. * Perform monthly monitoring procedures including internal control testing and communication of results. * Works closely with payroll personnel to research, and, if necessary, correct any errors discovered in the research. * Performs monthly account analysis in support of monitoring the effectiveness of the billing rates. Requirements: * BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required; CPA or candidate preferred. * Minimum 2-5 years of progressive accounting experience. * Highly proficient with Microsoft Office; specifically Excel and Word. * Experience with SAP or other large ERP systems is a plus. * High degree of initiative, personal responsibility, and integrity. * Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects, while meeting required goals and deadlines. * Positive attitude, flexibility, and high level of enthusiasm and energy. * Strong interpersonal skills. * Strong organizational skills. Effective in prioritizing work and following through on commitments. * Able to work independently and with teams. Skill Requirements: * Solid knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles. * A collaborative, team-oriented individual willing to assist wherever needed to ensure the group provides accurate and timely financial information. * Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and accuracy. * Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to clearly articulate issues to management as situations arise. * Ability to make decisions in a timely manner and under pressure. Comfortable challenging the status quo to improve effectiveness. * At ease in an environment of change; supports, manages, and initiates change within the organization. * Problem-solving, analytical professional. #LI-LG1-CK #GD Equal Opportunity Employer: Clark Construction Group, LLC, (subsidiaries and affiliates) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Clark Construction promotes a drug-free workplace. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). For more information on Equal Opportunity, you may visit this link.

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