Sr. Accountant - Financial Operations

PSI
Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 4 January 2013
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 May 2013

Job Description

PSI seeks highly skilled applicants for the position of Senior Accountant, Financial Operations to provide support to PSI’s global mission. This full-time position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Manager of Financial Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Foreign entity financials analysis and validation
  • Review monthly inventory reconciliation workpapers and approve COGS journal entries
  • Review quarterly severance liability workpapers and approve accrual journal entries
  • Review monthly QuickBooks imports into Lawson, approve adjustments and reconcile error suspense accounts
  • Review semi-annual fixed asset physical counts and approve entries for acquisitions and disposals
  • Review quarterly sales receivable work papers and approve accrual journal entries
  • Review quarterly capital lease workpapers and approve journal entries
  • Reconcile quarterly statements of intercompany accounts (due to / due from subsidiaries)
  • Maintain audit documentation files and support audit samples provided to internal and external auditors
  • Analyze key balance sheet accounts and approve adjusting journal entries
  • Review currency rate tables for accuracy and completeness
  • Support other departments with advanced queries of accounting data in Lawson and analysis of the same in Access and Excel
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

About the Organization

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience, CPA highly preferable;
  • 5+ years of accounting experience in financial reporting, non-profit environment or public accounting;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively interact with senior management and individuals with varying degrees of financial knowledge; and fluent in French and/or Spanish to serve as accounting support for our French and Spanish speaking platforms
  • Demonstrated proficiency with large databases, including SQL and Microsoft Access
  • Demonstrated expertise with advanced Excel functions, including pivot tables
  • Highly organized and attentive to detail.
  • Prior experience training and developing others is strongly preferred
  • Review semi-annual fixed asset physical counts and approve entries for acquisitions and disposals
  • Review quarterly sales receivable work papers and approve accrual journal entries
  • Review quarterly capital lease workpapers and approve journal entries
  • Reconcile quarterly statements of intercompany accounts (due to / due from subsidiaries)
  • Maintain audit documentation files and support audit samples provided to internal and external auditors
  • Analyze key balance sheet accounts and approve adjusting journal entries
  • Review currency rate tables for accuracy and completeness
  • Support other departments with advanced queries of accounting data in Lawson and analysis of the same in Access and Excel
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

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