Senior Analyst of Accounting Policy

Northern Virginia


Job Summary

The Senior Analyst of Accounting Policy will primarily be responsible for researching and documenting technical accounting analyses of complex transactions, developing accounting policies and trainings, as well as monitoring and implementing new accounting standards (including the new revenue recognition standard and lease standard). The Senior Analyst will be responsible for the completion of all tasks, ensuring timely completion in accordance with established deadlines, and interfacing with others throughout the Accounting and Finance department and other internal and external parties.


Responsibilities

  • Prepare analysis supporting the development and evaluation of global accounting policies with input from accounting, finance and other operational teams
  • Monitor the activities of all accounting standard setting bodies, including FASB, IASB, SEC and PCAOB, and prepares analysis supporting the evaluation of the accounting and reporting effects of new standards, including the development of new accounting policies and the coordination of and adoption of accounting standards
  • Research the accounting and disclosure requirements of new accounting standards and transactions, considering the relevant accounting literature and the effect of the new standard or transaction on the company’s accounting policies and financial statements
  • Prepare written accounting memos documenting accounting issues and transactions for review by senior management and external auditors
  • Formulate responses to accounting inquiries received from accounting and finance teams to present to the team


Qualifications

  • BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of professional experience
  • Understanding of general accounting policies and procedures at a transaction level
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to disaggregate, analyze and reconcile consolidated financial data in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to coordinate between various corporate offices
  • Ability to travel as required up to 10% of the time