Accountant

Industry

Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID

USA_390680

Location

Germantown

Job Type

Temporary

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Bethesda, MD - (USA) 4800 Hampden Lane Suite 200 MD Bethesda , MD - 20814 Phone : 301-215-6346

ContactNumber

301-215-6346

Job Description

Primary responsibility is to assist the Accounting Manager with the monthly general ledger close process. This will include the preparation and analysis of monthly complex account reconciliations.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

* Hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices to perform complex accounting activities and financial analyses.
* Exercises sound judgment and takes ownership of reporting costs, productivity, margins and expenditures for the company.
* Maintain and balance subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
* Evaluate and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues.
* Assist the Accounting Manager with Sales and P & L reporting and analysis.
* Assistance with quarterly SOX audit requirements.
* Assistance with internal/external audits.
* Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time - quite often on short notice - by the Accounting Manager or Controller.

Qualifications:

* A Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.
* Minimum 2 - 5 years of experience; manufacturing environment preferred.
* Proficient in Excel.
* Experience with creating financial statements, general ledger functions and month-end/year end close process
* Experience with fully integrated ERP System required; Oracle preferred.
* Strong Analytical skills and attention to detail. Must be able to grasp and retain the accounting theory of complex account reconciliations.
* Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
* Must have excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.