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Accountant III

HII Nuclear Inc • Newport News, VA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Travel - Negligible
Experience - 6 to 14 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric
Government

Job Description

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (may include, but are not limited to):

 

  • Performs highly complex accounting tasks relating to an accounting function, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger, or the preparation of various accounting statements and reports.
  • Maintains records according to generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Distributes expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to schedules.
  • Performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.
  • Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
  • Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
  • Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
  • Devises and implements system for general accounting.
  • Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization’s accounting operation.
  • Collects appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
  • Trains and mentors more junior staff.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of principles, concepts, and techniques in the field of accounting.
  • Skill and ability to perform highly complex and critical professional tasks and to solve complex problems.
  • Ability to have major impact on organizational success and productivity, with considerable latitude for independent judgment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels.
  • Ability to develop and lead projects, including defining scope, objectives and methods.
  • Ability to train and mentor more junior staff.
  • Can be viewed as a capable independent contributor and as competent within the broad discipline.
  • Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform essential functions of the job. 

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Required:
 
Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent, and at least 6 years experience.
 
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Sedentary Work):
 
Sedentary Work Category – The employee exerts up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to touch or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
 
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
 
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.







HII is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. Disabled/Veterans are Welcome.

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