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Senior Accountant

Edge Staffing Partners
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Title: Senior Accountant

Reports To: Senior Manager, Accounting

Work Location: Maryland HQ

Job Summary:

The Senior Accountant is responsible for developing and providing accurate information for financial

reporting. This position plays a key role in the month-end close process and is responsible for

financial analysis, reporting, reconciliations, and journal entries. The Senior Accountant is

knowledgeable regarding US GAAP and preparation of financial statements in a SOX compliant

environment. All work product of the Senior Accountant is compliant with GAAP and other relevant

requirements. This position will work independently and under general supervision on various

accounting projects and assist with quarterly and annual financial auditor requests and reporting.

Job Responsibilities:

• Maintains accrual and prepaid accounting ledgers, prepares journal entries and reviews

monthly activity in the general ledger

• Interacts with department budget holders and vendors to track, monitor, and review month end accruals. Records and prepares required journal entries and supporting documentation

• Reviews and reconciles various balance sheet accounts, investigates variances, and prepares

journal entries and supporting documentation.

• Prepares detailed analytics to support account balances on the balance sheet and income


• Maintains internal controls for key processes to ensure compliance with SOX 404 regulations

and procedures

• Participates in developing process improvement recommendations for accounting

procedures and practices

• Reviews and approves customer invoices timely for accuracy and completeness

• Reviews vendors bill postings for correct general ledger and department coding and accuracy

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• Participates in developing policies and processes that will streamline accounting and

financial reporting and ensure that processes and procedures are appropriately documented

and executed in a SOX environment

• Maintains and analyzes internal financial allocations to support the Company's financial

statements and audit review processes

• Interacts with internal and external auditors and consultants to provide data and

documentation for all financial and SOX audits and reviews

• Actively participates in implementation of accounting process automation including

implementation of NetSuite modules and other software tools.

• Complies with all applicable policies regarding health, safety, and the environment

Job Qualifications:

• BS in Accounting or equivalent field/degree; 8+ years of general ledger experience; experience

working in a public company is required; experience in a biotech company is a plus

• Solid track record working with general ledger accounts, reconciliations, variance reporting and

analysis, accounts payable and accounts receivable processing

• Flexible and detail orientated, with ability to prepare and maintain accurate records; excellent

planning, and organizational skills

• Proficient using various relevant software applications, including MSOffice with advanced

skills in Excel and accounting software [i.e. NetSuite]

• Ability to work independently and proactively under general guidance. Proactively identifies

and communicates issues and appropriate solutions

• Strong communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal). Ability to successfully and

constructively interact with all levels of employees and external vendors

• Able to appropriately manage confidential or sensitive information and utilize strong business


Edge Staffing Partners


Washington, DC


Finance and Insurance