Job Summary The Enterprise Accountant II is responsible for applying accounting principles to assist in the preparation and processing of accounting transactions, prepare schedules to analyze information, and assist in creating financial reports. Principal Accountabilities
Apply knowledge of accounting principles to activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial statements and reports.
Compile and analyze financial information to create/process accounting transactions, analyze business results, and develop management reports.
Perform month/quarter/annual close activities which may include analyzing accounts, performing calculations, preparing journal entries, performing account reconciliation, preparing reports and financial statements, and resolving issues as needed.
Establish and maintain accurate financial records; Create financial reports and statements that summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position.
Perform quality control audits and account reconciliation; Review data for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards/regulations; Ensure issues are resolved
Assist SEC Reporting and other departments with obtaining accounting data for external or internal reporting and audits.
Comply with government regulations and internal controls (e.g., SOX).
Conduct studies and submit recommendations for improving the organization's accounting operation.
Assist other team members with the development and installation of accounting systems, methods, procedures and controls.
Position may be assigned to specific accounting function (e.g., close/process, enterprise analysis, reporting/support) and may require additional or specific job duties related to assigned function which are not aforementioned.
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to perform data extraction and manipulation, analyze financial data, and generate reports.
Ability to analyze variances to budgets/forecasts/accruals, explain to management, and create corrective action plan.
Demonstrate proficiency in finance and accounting relational databases (Costpoint, Cognos, HFM, Blackline) and Microsoft applications.
Ability to work with numbers and complete assignments with attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to manipulate, interpret, and analyze data in Excel.
Strong analytical and organizational skills to oversee and balance multiple work assignments.
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and General Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP).
Effective decision making and problem solving.
Experience & Education
Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
CPA or CPA candidate preferred.
Two (2) to four (4) years of previous accounting experience or one (1) to two (2) years in public accounting.