Technical Accountant

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 14642
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Technical Accountant
Job Location: Washington, DC
Base Compensation: $80,000 — $85,000
Total Compensation: $80,000 — $90,000
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Job Categories: Accounting

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

International Company recently moved HQ to metro DC...so building team and opportunity for advancement.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Technical Accountant will provide technical accounting support to the Controller's Office and the global business units in the application of U.S. GAAP. Essential Job Functions • Provides technical accounting support for significant transactions. • Reviews the application of revenue recognition guidance for new and existing contracts. • Drafts accounting policies for new accounting pronouncements and ensure that existing policies reflect current accounting guidance. • Assists in the education of business unit personnel in the application of U.S. GAAP, including the preparation of training materials. • Assists in the preparation of SEC filings as well as the preparation of financial information. • Ensures accuracy of financial statements. • Participates in more complex special projects such as accounting complex software updates in order to provide expertise. • Conducts more complex studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization's accounting operation to management.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Must be CPA or CPA candidate • Experience working with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles and accounting research software • Experience researching and resolving complex technical accounting issues for both U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting • Ability to research complex technical accounting issues and communicate the results of the research both orally and in writing
Preferred Qualifications: Big Four national office or regional office experience providing U.S. GAAP technical accounting support preferred
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
Total Years of Experience: 5-6+
  
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