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Senior Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Bethesda Full-Time
$36.00/ hour
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Senior Accountant

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client is a fast-paced, dynamic, financial business in Bethesda, MD and they're looking to hire a Senior Accountant! This position is a contract position for their Senior Accountant who is going on maternity leave. They need someone immediately to train and the position and could run up to the end of the year. 

This job pays $36 hourly.


Duties:


  • Ensures accuracy of financial data in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Company’s policies and procedures
  • Prepares and inputs general ledger adjustments necessary for accurate presentation of consolidated financial statements
  • Analyze and compile financial data for year-end accounting and interim audit schedules
  • Assist with the day-to-day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting group including month-end close
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, fixed assets, employer’s benefit costs, accruals and prepaid expenses
  • Assist in the preparation & review of financial reports and any other tasks assigned by the Controller


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

   

  • BS Accounting degree required 
  • 3-5 years Accounting experience, including Corporate Accounting required 
  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred) with strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Financial services industry experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail & accuracy (i.e. preparing journal entries)
  • Self-starter and enthusiastic worker who is able to succeed in a team environment and with minimum supervision
  • Systems; Great Plains preferred. MS Excel and Word required, including use of pivot tables, v-lookups, and data validation functions




    Keywords: accounting, accountant, senior accountant, operations, finance, financial analysis

Skills required

Financial Transactions
Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Forecasting
General Ledger
Standard Accounting Practices

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Senior Accountant
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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