Technical Accountant

Northern Virginia


Job Summary

To execute the company's financial accounting processes by applying federal and industry regulations and standards, and to support the accurate reconciliation and maintenance of the organization's financial statements and reports.


Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and ASC; evaluate amended regulations and recommend changes
  • Identify gaps in financial controls; develop and present recommendations for alternative/corrective action
  • Maintain financial statements by review, analysis and reconciliation to include preparing external reports, schedules and statements - Advanced analysis
  • Perform accounting activities with ledgers, reconciliation and financial reports - Under minimal supervision
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies by actively collaborating and communicating across business lines - Moderately Complex/Varied
  • Maintain training documentation, historical files, internal procedures and assists with updating policies
  • Serve as mentor/trainer and provide guidance and assistance to team members
  • Serve as resource for the resolution of complex and/or unique problems - Assist in leading
  • Serve on automated financial systems improvement initiatives - Assist in leading


Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Experience in leading, guiding and mentoring others
  • Experience in working and participating in cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams and projects
  • Significant experience in applying technical accounting knowledge in performing transactions and reconciliation
  • Significant experience in applying techniques used in analyzing and reporting financial information
  • Significant experience in using and applying GAAP and ASC
  • Significant experience in working in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley control environment including documentation and testing of controls and their effectiveness over financial reporting
  • Advanced knowledge of financial accounting and management techniques