Staff Accountant

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 14758
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: Staff Accountant
Job Location: Bethesda, MD
Base Compensation: $50,000 — $60,000
Total Compensation: $55,000 — $70,000
Benefits: Great benefits package, metro accessible, 20% retirement contribution, gym participation plan
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: No
Job Categories: Accounting
Industries: Energy / Oil & Gas

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

International Eco-energy company, rapidly growing, very fun environment, IFRS and consolidations experience, excellent growth opportunity, management has track record of promoting from within, metro accessible, great benefits, perfect first position out of public acct!

JOB DESCRIPTION

• Review, prepare and input accrual, standard, recurring, reclassification and other journal entries into General Ledger • Prepare and maintain supporting documentation for all journal entries as per company policy • Provides information to the accounting manager to support any entries that are to be made for asset capitalization, write offs, accruals, accrual reversals or other activities, which would require judgment • Assist in the preparation of the balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position • Assist the accounting manager in ensuring proper consolidation of subsidiary financial statements, including treatment of inter-company accounts, translation of financial statements preparation and documentation of all supporting schedules for record keeping, variance analysis, and external audit purposes • Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis and assist in the preparation of cash forecasts • Support accounting manager in preparation of annual budget and monthly forecasting/cash flow activities • Prepare other monthly GL account reconciliation and analysis including: Cash, Advances to Affiliates, Prepaid Expenses, Deposits, Accrued Expenses, Investments, Capital Leases, Members Equity, Inter-company balances • Provide and review payroll and benefit information sent to 3rd parties for processing • Prepare disbursements with supporting invoices and account coding • Provide direct support with any GL inquiries or support data requests within position scope • Assist accounting manager in the review of reconciliations and other reports prepared by subsidiaries • Assist accounting manager in the compilation of information for the Company’s annual tax • Assist accounting manager with the external financial audit including preparing supporting schedules, compiling documentation, responding to questions/other requests • Adhere to controls and processes and assists accounting manager in the documentation, implementation and monitoring of company internal control procedures and policies • Special projects, as required

QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA designation preferred (or equivalent) • Three to five years prior experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area with public accounting service of at least two years; Experience working in a professional services firm preferred • Strong understanding of US GAAP
Preferred Qualifications: • Working knowledge of IFRS desired • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications • Experience using G/L systems such as J.D. Edwards, Microsoft Dynamix, Oracle, and Quickbooks • Excellent communication and presentation (written and oral), analytic and interpersonal skills • Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines • Highly detail oriented and organized in work • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills and ability to collaborate with all levels of employees, management, and external parties to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results • Experience in the energy or investment industry desired • Fluent in Spanish, desired • Strong analytical and planning/project management skills with vision beyond the task at hand • A team player that can effectively work towards both personal and organizational goals • Ability to develop mutually beneficial, positive relationships within and between the head office and subsidiaries personnel that lead to cooperation and collaboration
  
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 1-2+
  
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