Junior Accountant

Location: Washington DC, DC
Date Posted: 10-05-2018
Junior Accountant
 
Since its founding in 2000, TeleSolv Consulting has been committed to helping organizations solve complex problems. Our solutions integrate sound management principles with the most appropriate technologies to assist senior executives in effectively managing programmatic, schedule, and technical risks.

Our Company is seeking a Junior Accountant to join our Finance Team. The Junior Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of monthly financial analysis reports, developing and maintaining department budgets and generating cost reports. The successful candidate will also collect pertinent information for third party audits, oversee financial reporting and operations, generate reports, manage charge codes and will be a point of contact for accounting issues.

General Purpose of the Position:
  • To support the CFO and Senior Accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department.
  • To relieve the CFO and Senior Accountant of certain responsibilities that will allow them to spend a greater portion of their time on Financial Statement preparation and analysis, Budget and Variance issues, and Forecasting.
  • Areas of activity may include accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash receipts, payroll, general ledger entries, financial report preparation and reconciliation, bank statements, treasury, contracts and grants, budget reporting, and tax statement reporting. 
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
  • Assist in the day-to-day activities of the Finance Department, including General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and departmental mail.
  • Process payroll in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Process purchase orders, expense reports and invoices in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Record bills and cash disbursements.
  • Process and reconcile Company credit cards.
  • Verify and post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records.
  • Maintain Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable aging reports.
  • Draft internal financial reports and supporting schedules.
  • Perform monthly financial statements for senior management review.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with month-end close.
  • Process Accounts Payable paperwork at completion of the check run.
  • Assist Senior Accountant with PTO update and tracking.
  • Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time – quite often on short notice - by the CFO or Senior Accountant.
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
  • Keep management advised and up-to-date on technical accounting and reporting requirements including all federal financial management policies and practices and GAAP standards.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and two years’ Accounting experience preferred, Associate’s Degree in relevant field and four years’ Accounting experience preferred.
  • Intermediate skills in MS Word and Excel.
  • Proficient in computerized accounting software and Microsoft Office suite of products (word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, etc.).
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports.
  • Accounting documentation experience preferred.
  • Must be organized, flexible and able to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced accounting environment.
  • Maintains an appropriate standard of confidentiality. When handling secure, privileged, sensitive, or confidential information and matters, maintains strict confidence and exercises care to prevent disclosure to others. Accesses confidential information for work-related reasons only following the policies and procedures of the organization. Ensures that any privileged, sensitive, or confidential information is securely stored, disposed of, and transmitted according to the Institutional guidance.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with PROCAS and/or Deltek software desired.
 
 
Only applications that are submitted online will be reviewed.  No phone calls and no hard copies of resumes and cover letters will be considered.


 
 
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