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Senior Accountant

Company: Leidos
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

The Business Accounting Operations team has an immediate opening for an experienced and ambitious Senior Accountant who would like to join a fun, knowledgeable and innovative team. This role will report to the Senior Manager of Accounting and will be primarily responsible for internal financial reporting, controls, compliance and policy | procedure oversight, and other projects as necessary, which will include interacting with both program finance leads and corporate accounting personnel.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Proactively monitor general ledger account balances for adherence with company policy and GAAP. 
  • Identify solutions to problems typically involve multiple issues, areas or specialties.
  • Meet corporate financial closing and reporting requirements and deadlines.
  • Review and approve journal entries, reconciliations and postings to the general ledger. 
  • Ensure compliance with our team’s SOX and DFARS internal controls.
  • Coordinate internal and external audit requirements and respond timely to requests.
  • Provides measurable input to new solutions, processes or standards in order to achieve team’s automation | improvement opportunities. 
  • Assist the Senior Manager of Accounting and other team requirements, as needed. 


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and minimum of 8 years of accounting experience with progressive experience in the financial close processes and attributes to motivate and lead others. 
  • Public accounting audit experience or accounting experience within a publicly traded corporation.
  • Certified Public Accountant with current knowledge of GAAP standards.
  • Effective leadership and communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills.
  • Technically savvy with Microsoft Excel to handle large data sets and PowerPoint skills.
  • Knowledge of the defense contracting industry is a plus. 

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Accounting

Pay Range:

#Remote

Keywords: Leidos, Huntsville , Senior Accountant, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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