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This is Michael from RADGOV INC. We do have a position for Senior Accountant for one of our Direct Clients. Please find the job description below and if interested please send me your updated word format resume. If this position does not match your exact skills, perhaps you know of someone with the required skills and availability, if so, please feel free to forward this e-mail to them.

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Job Title: Senior Accountant
Job Location: One Discovery Place Silver Spring, MD 20910-3354
Job Duration: 12+ Months Contract

Job Description:
Accounting role within the Discovery Communications Education Accounting team. The Senior Accountant reports to the Director Accounting and will be involved in the monthly expense accounting processes, including preparing and recording journal entries to the balance sheet and income statement, and preparing account reconciliations.

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for month-end close, including complex and high volume general ledger journal entries and expense accruals.
Assess preliminary cost center P&L’s to determine the need for accruals and reclasses based on forecast, budget and prior actuals.
Prepare appropriate documentation to support journal entries ensuring completeness and accuracy.
Prepare account reconciliations and perform analytical review of balance sheet accounts, and ensure timely investigation and resolution of reconciling balances.
Prepare analysis and supporting schedules to assist management in monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting.
Prepare documentation and support for external/internal audits and SOX compliance processes.
Prepare accounting research and accounting memoranda as needed.
Provide customer support to Education departments as needed on accounting/finance related matters and ensuring monthly expenses are accurate.
Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
CPA preferred
Three to five years of accounting experience with general ledger and monthly close processes, preferably in a fast paced environment
Prior public accounting or audit experience is desirable, but not required
Experience with enterprise information systems, SAP a strong plus and preferred.
Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Comfortable working with large data volumes with strict deadlines
Strong MS Excel skills and proficiency with the use of accounting systems.
Extremely detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
Motivated by challenging, high-energy environment.
A strong work ethic and ability to handle multiple tasks.
Team player, able to be flexible and work well with others as a team player.
Must have legal right to work in the United States.

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