Financial Reporting Accountant
Finance / Accounting
Washington DC Direct Hire Nov 17, 2022

Employment Enterprises, Inc. is currently working with one of the world’s largest scientific organizations that is a leader in providing academic and career resources, industry news, and scientific publications. We are searching for a Financial Reporting Accountant who will be responsible for formulating solutions to unusual and complex accounting issues/problems. You will formulate, develop, and manage accounting and financial management policies, along with other duties.

Financial Reporting Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, analyze and provide the Society's monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and footnotes in accordance with GAAP,
  • Interface with external independent auditors during the annual financial statement audit. Participate in the development of action plans to resolve any material weaknesses or significant deficiencies discovered during the annual financial statement audit
  • Prepare briefings and special reports for management, internal customers and the Audit Committee. Communicate effectively through written reports, oral presentations, white papers, position papers, memorandum and other pertinent documents.
  • Liaison to the Education Division for review of proposed grant and award programs, ensuring documentation requirements and accounting impacts are identified and operationalized
  • Prepare and submit Government Surveys
  • Responsible for the periodic preparation and submission of the Society’s indirect cost rate proposal
  • Assist Sponsored Program PIs with creating federal grant budgets and budget modification
  • Responsible for the preparation and submission of the required Federal Financial reports and grant-specific financial reports.
  • Responsible for preparing quarterly grant billings and managing the federal payment reimbursement process.
  • Manage the federal grant compliance process. Conduct all sub-recipient-related monitoring activities.
  • Coordinate Single Program audits

Financial Reporting Accountant Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related: CPA license required.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in accounting role; public accounting experience is a plus
  • Understanding of GAAP
  • Understanding of Federal Grant accounting and reporting guidelines
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and experience with large ERP systems, ideally PeopleSoft financials
  • Experience in participating in year-end financial audits
  • Integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision


What we offer:

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
  • Flex spending account
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance

“Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”