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Senior Accountant
Ref No.: 18-04285
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 04/30/2018
 Job Responsibilities:
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
 
Qualifications:
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
 
Education
Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Accounting required
Professional certification (CPA, PMP, CGFM, CFE) preferred