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Senior Accountant

AcademyHealth

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 7/19/2019

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AcademyHealth, a 501(c)(3) organization and the professional home for health services researchers, policy analysts and practitioners, is currently seeking a Senior Accountant to manage and execute all components of the month-end and annual close.  The incumbent will ensure the accurate and timely completion of accounting transactions and functions on a daily, weekly and monthly basis for AcademyHealth.  This individual will ensure that proper controls are maintained within the areas of accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and the financial function of the association management system. 

The Senior Accountant reports directly to the CFO and will be a key member of the Operation’s Team and will work closely with other operational teams, such as the Membership and Conferences teams.

Principle Responsibilities: 

1. Manage and execute the month-end accounting process

  • Prepare and post month-end journal entries for cash receipts, prepaids, depreciation, deferred revenue, indirect and fringe, grant revenue and other miscellaneous general ledger and job cost entries;
  • Update and maintain supporting schedules for prepaids, depreciation, accruals and deferred revenue;
  • Reconcile all bank accounts;
  • Update and enter credit card fee entry;
  • Prepare monthly budget status reports and financial statements.

2. Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis 

  • Prepare invoices as needed;
  • Reconcile invoices with general ledger monthly;
  • Handle collections; and 
  • Update Federal cash transaction reports and draw-down on funds for federal agencies as required.

3. Work with the conferences and membership teams to develop and monitor annual budgets. 

4. Back-up the Senior Director of HR for the payroll function (thru Paychex) and Back-up the  Office Operation’s Manager for the accounts payable function, as needed.
 
5. Work with the CFO on general tasks

  • Assist in developing the annual corporate budget;
  • Prepare necessary schedules for annual audit;
  • Identify and implement process and quality improvements;
  • Other tasks as assigned.

6. Act as the liaison between the Operation’s Team and other departments, (Membership and Conferences team), to ensure proper protocols for payment processing are followed.

  • Maintain and manage the financial and conference functions in AcademyHealth’s association management system;
  • Reconcile revenue for AcademyHealth conferences, seminars, exhibits, advertising and sponsorship; and
  • Provide on-site registration assistance for AcademyHealth’s large conferences, as needed.


 

Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Melwood

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 7/17/2019

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DIRECTOR,  FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

 

Melwood’s Vision:  A world where people with differing abilities are fully included

Melwood’s Mission:  Melwood Advocates for and empowers individuals of differing abilities
to transform their own lives through unique opportunities to work and play in the community


 

Internal Audit – Superstar Needed!

Parsons

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 7/17/2019

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Internal Audit – Superstar Needed!

 Location:  Washington DC Metropolitan Area

 At Parsons, our Internal Audit team is leading the way with the digital transformation of our audit program.   Come join our tech-savvy audit team and showcase your audit expertise for work performed by our Critical Infrastructure and Federal Solutions Revenue Units.  With over 16,000 employees serving customers around the globe, your skills are sought after to ensure Internal Audit can provide an independent and objective evaluation of our projects, policies, procedures, and business systems.    

 Our internal audit team is comprised of a diverse team of individuals that excel at fostering strong working relationships throughout the organization, advising key stakeholders of the key risks affecting business operations, and leading the charge on providing innovative ideas to mitigate risk.  We are collaborative.  We are agile. We are innovative.

 Naturally, this kind of work calls for a person who possesses a unique skillset and a desire to contribute in a meaningful way.  We think you may be that kind of person. If you are interested in joining Parsons Internal Audit Team, apply today.

 AUDITOR JOB DESCRIPTION:

  •  Develops risk-based audit programs and conducts audits as lead or contributing auditor.
  • Evaluates business system effectiveness through the application of knowledge of these systems, including finance, engineering, procurement, and other operations, and an understanding of good auditing techniques.
  • Executes audit assignments (including planning, field work, work paper documentation, report writing and corrective action recommendations) to ensure completeness of assignments within the agreed upon timelines.
  • Collaborates with internal audit team on enterprise-wide audits for the Corporation.
  • Assists in the Company’s Sarbanes Oxley 404 process by documenting and testing internal controls over the financial reporting process.
  • Supports the Company’s external auditors with the performance of substantive testing in support of the annual audit of the financial statements.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 4-year degree in Accounting or Business Administration (or equivalent) and 10+ years of accounting and auditing experience.  CPA, CIA or other relevant certification required. A bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline counts for 2 years of the required experience; a master’s degree in an engineering or business counts for 4 years of the required experience. 

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

  • Self- starter who works well individually and in teams
  • Good project management and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong critical thinking and data analytical skills
  • Requires expertise in the specialty practice area as well as a working knowledge accounting, and business systems and practices used by the security/defense/infrastructure industry. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, a proficiency in utilizing standard PC software packages, and the ability to work independently are required.

Other things to note:

  • Candidate reports directly to the Parsons Chief Audit Executive. 
  • Travel (up to 20%) may be required throughout North America.
  • Active security clearance is desirable.


 Link to apply online:  https://parsons.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Search/job/Columbia-MD/Internal-Auditor_R100495


 

Staff Auditor

Buchbinder Tunick & Company, LLP

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 7/15/2019

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The Firm seeks Staff Accountants in the Bethesda, MD office to perform external audit functions. Candidates will work alongside senior staff, managers, and partners, and will be provided with mentorship and ongoing feedback to promote learning and growth.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with client personnel to obtain records and information pertinent to the audit process.
  • Gain an understanding of client business operations, procedures, and needs.
  • Prepare audit workpapers.
  • Prepare client financial statements.
  • Prioritize competing work demands, and manage time appropriately.
  • Maintain organized and neat work areas so that workpapers and files can be easily reviewed by others.
  • Keep colleagues, managers and partners informed of progress and the need to make adjustments to scheduled work.
  • Represent the Firm in a positive light by maintaining a professional demeanor, dress, and attitude at all times.
  • Follow established procedures, but suggest innovative, progressive ideas where appropriate.

 

 

CPA/Accountant Lead

Forever Oceans

Category: Job Openings

Posted: 7/1/2019

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Required Expertise: Office – especially Excel. Financial modeling. Advanced accounting. Accounting software experience. Detail oriented. Driven closer of tasks. Highly self-motivated.

Desired Expertise: Microsoft Dynamics/Business Central experience preferred. Certified Public Accountant. Microsoft certifications or coding/IT literacyexperience preferred but not required. Three to five years of accounting experience. Experience working in a multinational corporation. Experience accounting for live animal inventory.

Description: This position will be responsible for maintaining all corporate financial records. The candidate must be highly technically proficient and be comfortable as the final stop for accounting decisions within the organization. The role will also include assessment of the current record keeping processes and providing a recommendation for how they can be improved. The ideal candidate will have aspirations to manage and oversee the accounting operations of the firm throughout its lifecycle. The candidate should be highly self-motivated and detail oriented to build and revise plans that drive overall sustainable aquaculture production and profitability. This position reports directly to the Forever Oceans Vice President of Finance.

Responsibilities:

  • Accounting
  • Developing and maintaining GAAP-compliant financial reporting system
  • Processing and categorizing expenses
  • Implementing extensions for the Microsoft Dynamics platform
  • Producing financial statements
  • Supporting external audits
  • Overseeing accounting practices of foreign operating subsidiaries * Financial Analysis
  • Tracking of financial performance
  • Identifying key financial performance metrics and their variance over time
  • Executive presentations and recommendations * Documentation
  • Gather financial documentation on businesses and governments
  • Collect corporate document and respond to diligence requests * Collaborate closely with Production, Engineering, Business Operations, and other areas
  • International travel as needed