General Ledger Accountant
Finance / Accounting
Washington DC Contract To Hire Sep 15, 2023
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 General Ledger Accountant to manage the accounting and net asset classification of investments.
General Ledger Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Bank reconciliations – prepare monthly bank reconciliations for Bank of America Operating account and associated journal entries on a timely manner and before month end closing.
  • Bank reconciliations – prepare monthly bank reconciliations for smaller activity banks such as Huntington, US Bank, or JP Morgan. Post associated journal entries on a timely manner and before month end closing.
  • Support positive pay decisions daily.
  • Posting interdepartmental transfers and charge backs monthly.
  • Actively participate in the monthly financial close process and ensure work is complete in accordance with close schedule.
  • Prepare journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations as assigned such as Expense Reviews and related reconciliations.
  • Manage and process accounting tasks for Pacific Chem and Conference line of business.
  • Document reconciliations in Blackline monthly.
  • Support accounting team with a wide variety of functions including account analysis, audit schedule support and ad hoc requests as needed.
  • Coordination of accounting reports and records for Local Section/Divisions - Dues & Allotments
  • Participation in system implementations including testing, documentation, and production release.
  • Preparation and completion of other projects and tasks that may be required from time-to-time such as support the unclaimed property procedure over a GA perspective.
  • Create SOP and job aids when required to document processes and tasks when required.
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and other internal clients as need it. Initiate communication and collaboration with various stakeholders on the organization. This individual is a member of a team and reports to the General Accounting Manager or designated task/project lead on the team.
  • Performs research as assigned, tracing issues to their source. Effectively summarizes and communicates research findings to the Manager and assists with the implementation of solutions.
  • Proactively evaluate accounting processes and systems and contribute to the development, implementation, and continuous enhancement of procedures, processes, and internal controls.
General Ledger Accountant Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or related.
  • Up to 3 years of experience required in accounting department, public accounting; or finance in a medium size or big organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of ERP systems and/or accounting systems. Knowledge of People Soft, Oracle, SAP or similar is a plus.
  • Integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Hourly pay range $40.00-$50.00
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.”