The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Accounting Specialist in McLeansville, North Carolina

Reference # : 17-02432 Title : Accounting Specialist Category: Accounting & Finance

Location :

McLeansville, NC

Position Type : Right to Hire Experience Level : 3 Years Start Date : 10/11/2017


Job Title: Accounting Specialist

Location: McLeansville, NC

Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for an Accounting Specialist to be based from their McLeansville, NC office.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business equivalent is required. Certified Public Accountant designation is desired. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


  • Develops, implements and/or maintains one or more accounting systems Journal entries, General Ledger, Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, Revenue Reconciliation, etc.

  • Reviews and interprets financial reporting requirements, rules and regulations

  • Balances books and prepares profit and loss, cash flow, income and balance sheet statements

  • Monitors and develops monthly reports of revenues and expenditures for projects

  • Provides record of assets, liabilities and other financial transactions

  • May prepare federal, state and local reports and tax returns

  • May assist in the setup of processes and procedures that properly capture, track and report revenue, including deferred revenue, in accordance with the company revenue recognition policy

  • May generate revenue reports for internal and/or external use

  • May interpret reports and records for managers/stakeholders

  • May be involved in reviewing, tracking and maintaining billing information in the financial systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with U.S. GAAP and other accounting regulations

  • Supports accounting in one of the following areas: General Ledger, Accounts Receivable/Cash Application, Accounts Payable, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, Customer Billing, Travel and Expense Management, Tax, Treasury or Financial Systems

  • Interprets data, prepares and analyzes reports. Recommends and implements process recommendations


  • In-depth knowledge of accounting practices including US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • In-depth knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Sarbanes-Oxley Act preferred

  • In-depth financial analysis skills including ability to analyze data and reconcile financial accounts

  • Solid computer skills including knowledge of accounting software applications such as MS Excel, Hyperion Essbase, Oracle

  • In-depth knowledge of financial report preparation

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to organize and prioritize

  • Time-management skills

  • High performance attributes

  • Ability to collaborate with others effectively

  • Grasps and applies new information quickly

  • Handles more complex assignments and multiple projects at once

  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with some direction

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