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Senior Accountant
Ref No.: 18-04285
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 04/30/2018
 Job Responsibilities:
·         Assist in the development, compilation and reporting agency-wide annual and quarterly Financial Statements: Balance Sheet, Statement of Changes in Net Position, Statement of Net Cost and Statement of Budgetary Resources (SBR)
·         Prepare and post elimination and adjusting journal entries including accrued benefit adjustments, workers' compensation liability adjustments and other year-end adjustments
·         Compile and document required financial statement footnote disclosures, and analyze for period-over-period changes
·         Prepare analytical procedures related to the relationship of budgetary and proprietary accounts, tie-points, abnormal balances and flux analysis
·         Research differences and recommend corrections to errors
·         Reconcile accounts (e.g. Fund Balance with Treasury, Debt, intergovernmental) and compile data for journalizing off-ledger accounts into the Department accounting system
·         Support the maintenance of the numerous Trust and Working Capital funds; departmental balances, benefit payment accruals, receivables account and data necessary for supplemental information
·         Ability to work with and advise federal executives effectively communicating issues, status and solutions
The highly qualified candidate should possess the following abilities, attributes, experience and skills:
·         Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting required
·         Professional certification (CPA, PMP, CGFM, CFE) preferred
·         Must have over 5 years federal accounting experience; financial reporting and analysis
·         Strong command of USSGL, A-136, OMB and Treasury Guidelines
·         Experience with Federal funds: General, Trust, Receipt and Working Capital funds
·         Experience in Oracle Federal financial or major Federal financial systems
·         Proficient in the use of Microsoft excel
·         Proactive person with the ability to react with a sense of urgency and manage conflicting priorities, communicate effectively and to take ownership of work
Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting required
Professional certification (CPA, PMP, CGFM, CFE) preferred