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

Description

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.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • 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

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 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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