Senior Accountant

Empirical Concepts, Inc.    Washington, DC
Job Description

Senior Accountant

If you want an accounting career with more opportunities, it's time to join the emerging leader in financial management services Empirical Concepts. We leverage our strong accounting skills and IT proficiency to provide high-quality professional accounting, financial management, and Information Technology services to the federal government. We are seeking a Staff Accountant to provide accounting and consulting services to our federal clients located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Our commitment to quality means we provide each employee with opportunities to achieve their career goals and advance technically and professionally. As a member of our accounting team, you will receive off-site classroom training as well as on-the-job training from some of the best federal financial managers in the industry. In addition to career growth and development, you will also enjoy competitive compensation and benefits.

This senior accounting position is a great opportunity to advance your career! You will have opportunities to demonstrate your strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and motivation as you work in our fast-paced deadline-oriented environment. Eagerness to learn, the ability to multi-task, and effective communication will also be key factors in your success. Think you have what it takes? We want to hear from you!

Job Responsibilities

As a Senior Accountant / Financial Analyst, you will prepare and analyze financial statements and/or reports, validating appropriate disclosures and developing supplemental content for publication to the classroom community. This senior role will involve providing direction and coaching to junior staff and new hires.

Senior Accountant responsibilities:

  • Ability to demonstrate experience working with NOAA reimbursable accounts, revolving funds, and NOAA financial systems, (e,g CBS, MARS)
  • Reviewing and preparing journal entries and/or other accounting transactions while ensuring general activity is processed in accordance with GAAP and other regulatory requirements
  • Drafting, validating, and/or adhering to standard operating procedures as well as identifying gaps, making recommendations and presenting solutions to address internal control weaknesses
  • Researching and correcting errors and anomalies identified in various financial reports
  • Supporting efforts to review and analyze related business processes and recommending new and innovative solutions
  • Preparing, reviewing, submitting, and briefing on various ad-hoc reports, summaries, and other information to members of management both internally and client representatives
  • Senior Accountant requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Financial planning, mathematics or another business-related degree with a minimum of 24 credit hours in accounting
  • 5 years of progressively responsible experience working on natural resource damage assessment cost accounting and documentation policy and practices
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Fast learner with willingness to learn new tasks and business functions
  • Proficient in the use of the MS Office suite; specifically, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in NOAA financial systems (e.g. CBS, MARS)
  • Federal Accounting experience is preferred, but not required
  • CPA candidate and/or CGFM preferred
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Ability to occasionally work extra hours to meet deadlines
  • Ability to complete a background investigation and credit check as well as being able to obtain a security clearance
  • Benefits

    At Empirical Concepts, Inc., we understand that providing the best services for our clients requires empowered employees. That's why we mentor our staff to assist and motivate them to achieve and reach their true potential! Our team members receive a diverse array of opportunities for experience and growth, such as our comprehensive career development path for candidates seeking an opportunity to become a member of the executive management team. Competitive compensation, good benefits, flexible work schedules, and excellent formalized training programs are just some of the additional ways we invest in our team members.

    Benefits include:

  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Matching 401(k) contributions
  • Bonus packages
  • Paid holidays and PTO
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • And more!
  • EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

    Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:26:03 GMT

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