General Ledger Accountants

Employer
Randstad
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Nov 22, 2021
Closes
Nov 29, 2021
Ref
227641404
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
job summary: We are seeking General Ledger Accountants in the Washington, DC/Northern, Virginia area to join our team. The successful candidate will have knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, a history of in-proof general ledger reconciliations and experiencing applying a continuous improvement mindset. What You Will Do : Perform daily and monthly general ledger entries and reconciliations Prepare various reconciliations and ensure appropriate support is in place for general ledger balances. Responsible for property, plant and equipment, daily cash balancing, wires, monthly vendor accruals, prepaids and cash disbursement activities. Identify and take the initiative to resolve any out of balances so that company losses can be minimized Provide back-up support for the accounts payable and other cash disbursement functions. Update financial information in systems or spreadsheets to ensure all information is accurate and available when needed. Responsible for month-end close journal entries and preparing supporting documentation Identify and help resolve general ledger balance variances Document and maintain up to date processes and procedures Assist manager with documenting accounting memos and flow charts Assist in implementing accounting entries for new initiatives and transactions. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and the ability to independently apply generally accepted accounting principles Juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines Knowledge of excel and formulas to efficiently summarize large data files and assemble files in a manner to record accounting entries or explain account balances. Outstanding oral and written communication skills Analytical and critical thinking Self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset Qualifications : Bachelor's Degree Minimum of 3 years' hands-on accounting experience Solid understanding of accounting principles and practices Candidates with experience in government contracting, law firms, non-profit and grant accounting are highly preferred If you have the experience mentioned above, we would like to speak with you as soon as possible. Apply today! location: Washington, District Of Columbia job type: Contract salary: $55 - 75 per hour work hours: 9 to 5 education: Bachelor's degree experience: 2 Years responsibilities: What You Will Do : Perform daily and monthly general ledger entries and reconciliations Prepare various reconciliations and ensure appropriate support is in place for general ledger balances. Responsible for property, plant and equipment, daily cash balancing, wires, monthly vendor accruals, prepaids and cash disbursement activities. Identify and take the initiative to resolve any out of balances so that company losses can be minimized Provide back-up support for the accounts payable and other cash disbursement functions. Update financial information in systems or spreadsheets to ensure all information is accurate and available when needed. Responsible for month-end close journal entries and preparing supporting documentation Identify and help resolve general ledger balance variances Document and maintain up to date processes and procedures Assist manager with documenting accounting memos and flow charts Assist in implementing accounting entries for new initiatives and transactions. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and the ability to independently apply generally accepted accounting principles Juggle multiple priorities and meet deadlines Knowledge of excel and formulas to efficiently summarize large data files and assemble files in a manner to record accounting entries or explain account balances. Outstanding oral and written communication skills Analytical and critical thinking Self-starter with a continuous improvement mindset qualifications: Qualifications : Bachelor's Degree Minimum of 3 years' hands-on accounting experience Solid understanding of accounting principles and practices Candidates with experience in government contracting, law firms, non-profit and grant accounting are highly preferred If you have the experience mentioned above, we would like to speak with you as soon as possible. Apply today! skills: General Ledger, Account Reconciliation Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.