Sr. Accountant

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1800 Duke St, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA


SHRM is a member-driven catalyst for creating better workplaces where people and businesses thrive together.  As the trusted authority on all things work, SHRM is the foremost expert, researcher, advocate, and thought leader on issues and innovations impacting today&rsquo;s evolving workplaces.  With nearly 340,000 members in 180 countries, SHRM touches the lives of more than 362 million workers and their families globally.&nbsp;<br /><br />Are you interested in growing your career with us? If so, we encourage you to explore our available career opportunities and join our team at SHRM today!<br /><br />Don&rsquo;t see your dream job? Apply <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a></span> to join our talent community!<br /><br />To view our Statement of Accessibility, click <span style="text-decoration: underline;"><a href="" target="_blank" title="SHRM Statement of Accessibility" rel="noopener noreferrer">here</a></span>.

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Full Time

$82,000 to $105,000 per year

Overview: The Senior Accountant is responsible for providing complex support to the general ledger team in ensuring timely execution of month-end close and day-to-day accounting activities for the Society of Human Resource Management and its affiliates and subsidiaries.<br /><br /> <p><strong>Work Environment:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Work is regularly performed in a combination of office and conference settings and routinely uses standard office equipment.</li> <li>Expected travel is 0-10% of the time.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Perform daily activities in the accounting systems, including but not limited to performing month-end analysis and reconciliation for cash, accounts receivables, prepaids, revenue, and deferred revenues.</li> <li>Prepares journal entries for key financial statement line items as assigned and ensures proper accompanying documentation is attached in NetSuite.</li> <li>Perform detailed account reconciliations on a monthly basis to ensure accuracy of assigned balance sheet accounts.</li> <li>Reconcile high volume of cash receipts (checks/wires/ACHs/credit card transactions) involving multiple bank accounts, merchant accounts, and various billing systems.</li> <li>Perform the bank reconciliation process for multiple bank accounts.</li> <li>Reconcile and manage prepaid and deferred expenses and its proper allocations.</li> <li>Maintain accurate inventory count of SHRM by identifying, investigating, and correcting the inventory records. Participates in year-end inventory audit.</li> <li>Prepares schedules in support of SHRM&rsquo;s external consolidated financial audit.</li> <li>Assist in the evaluation and testing of modified accounting systems or external databases used by other Departments to ensure the accuracy and integrity of financial output.</li> <li>Complete ad hoc reports and reconciliations upon request.</li> <li>Other duties and projects as assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div class="job-posting-section"> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Accounting preferred.</li> <li>Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive accounting experience, preferably with a complex, non-for-profit organization (a multi-structured organization requiring consolidations accounting) or a public accounting firm.</li> <li>Familiar with all elements of financial operation and their impact on the general ledger.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h4><strong>Certifications:</strong></h4> <ul> <li>CPA preferred.</li> </ul> <br /> <h4><strong>Knowledge, Skills &amp; Abilities:</strong></h4> <ul> <li>Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), accounting terminology, accounting procedures.</li> <li>Strong understanding of the concepts &amp; principles of ACS 606 Revenue Recognition</li> <li>Comprehensive knowledge of NetSuite ERP system required.</li> <li>Advanced Microsoft (MS) Excel skills required.</li> <li>Adaptive Planning budgeting system experience preferred.</li> <li>Experience identifying and implementing process improvements, including call-out of internal controls.</li> <li>Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.</li> <li>Ability to maintain good working relationships with the other departments and external customers.</li> <li>Self-disciplined and capable of completing job duties in a timely manner and with a high level of accuracy, organization, and attention to detail.</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills.</li> <li>Excellent problem solving and good decision-making skills.</li> <li>Complete tasks within critical deadlines.</li> <li>Maintain highest level of confidentiality.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Physical Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be able to perform essential duties satisfactorily with reasonable accommodations.</li> <li>Work is generally done sitting, talking, hearing, and typing. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.</li> </ul> <p><br /><br /></p> <p>The hiring range for this position is $82,000 to $105,000 per year. This range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the candidate's experience, skills, and qualifications. SHRM offers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. The benefits for this position include professional growth and development, health, dental, vision, well-being, health savings, flexible spending, retirement, open leave, and annual discretionary bonus and incentives.</p> </div> <div class="job-posting-section"> <div>Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified&nbsp;individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability,&nbsp;genetic information, veteran&rsquo;s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation,&nbsp;or any other status protected by applicable law.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>SHRM is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.</div> </div>