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Senior Accountant

Job Description

Who are we?

TEKsystems® Inc. is a leading provider of strategic IT staffing and Global Services for 82% of the Fortune 500. Ranked #1 in the industry by IT Services Business Report since 2001. We are the nation's largest IT staffing firm. We leverage our core competencies to offer a wide array of IT services. As a division of our parent company, Allegis Group, TEKsystems® has over 100 offices throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. A three billion dollar company, our best-in-class staffing and project delivery processes, coupled with the core values that guide our company culture, fuel our success.


General Description:

The Senior Accountant oversees the day to day operation of the accounting department. This involves developing the staff both technically and professionally. The role ensures that the information that is used to create financial statements is accurate and timely. The individual will perform high level analysis on critical areas of the financial statements. The individual is responsible for the timely and accurate close of the monthly financials. The Senior Accountant also acts as an escalation point for their team. A qualified candidate must have strong analytical skills and be able to get to the root cause of issues with moderate guidance, and must be extremely detailed oriented and organized and have a strong understanding of GAAP. The individual also needs to be professional, accountable, and action-oriented.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial statements

  • Prepare, review and analyze account/bank reconciliations

  • Prepare journal entries for month end closing process

  • Assist with preparation of financial data for the preliminary and year-end audits

  • Identify inefficiencies and suggest new methods to improve processes


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2+ years general ledger experience

  • Strong analytical ability with a focus on detail

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines

  • Ability to hold team member, peers and supervisors accountable

  • Thorough knowledge of business policies and accounting practices

  • Strong leadership skills, communication skills and work ethic

  • Ability to evaluate and balance team and individual workload through effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills

  • Ability to coach, train and develop all team members

  • Ability to assess team performance and identify areas of improvement for the team and its members

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus and proficient use of Microsoft Office

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Employees receive a competitive base salary, commission, and an exceptional benefits package including a 401(k) company matched retirement savings plan, parental leave and vacation, personal and holiday pay.

  • Medical - BlueCross BlueShield Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Dental - MetLife

  • Vision - Vision Service Plan (VSP)

  • Insurance - Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Additional benefits include:

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Education assistance

  • Employee discounts on cars, electronics, travel, etc.

The Company is a equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Snapshot

Location US-MD-Hanover
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting
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Company Overview

TEKsystems, Inc

TEKsystems is a subsidiary of Allegis Group, the largest private talent management firm in the world. Our long-standing history speaks to our success in providing the IT staffing solutions, IT services and talent management insight to help our clients actualize ROI and sustain a competitive advantage. With more than 6,000 clients and over 80,000 consultants deployed annually, we offer our consultants an extensive network and endless opportunities. We have established relationships with thousands of hiring managers at Fortune 100 companies, government agencies and small businesses across all industries. Every week, our 3,000 recruiting specialists speak with 100,000 IT professionals about their career goals. By truly getting to know you and staying in contact throughout your entire career, TEKsystems is not just an employer-we are your personal career advocate. Learn More

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TEKsystems, Inc
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TEKsystems, Inc
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Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
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N/A
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Accounting
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Job Description

Who are we?

TEKsystems® Inc. is a leading provider of strategic IT staffing and Global Services for 82% of the Fortune 500. Ranked #1 in the industry by IT Services Business Report since 2001. We are the nation's largest IT staffing firm. We leverage our core competencies to offer a wide array of IT services. As a division of our parent company, Allegis Group, TEKsystems® has over 100 offices throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. A three billion dollar company, our best-in-class staffing and project delivery processes, coupled with the core values that guide our company culture, fuel our success.


General Description:

The Senior Accountant oversees the day to day operation of the accounting department. This involves developing the staff both technically and professionally. The role ensures that the information that is used to create financial statements is accurate and timely. The individual will perform high level analysis on critical areas of the financial statements. The individual is responsible for the timely and accurate close of the monthly financials. The Senior Accountant also acts as an escalation point for their team. A qualified candidate must have strong analytical skills and be able to get to the root cause of issues with moderate guidance, and must be extremely detailed oriented and organized and have a strong understanding of GAAP. The individual also needs to be professional, accountable, and action-oriented.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial statements

  • Prepare, review and analyze account/bank reconciliations

  • Prepare journal entries for month end closing process

  • Assist with preparation of financial data for the preliminary and year-end audits

  • Identify inefficiencies and suggest new methods to improve processes


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 2+ years general ledger experience

  • Strong analytical ability with a focus on detail

  • Ability to work under strict deadlines

  • Ability to hold team member, peers and supervisors accountable

  • Thorough knowledge of business policies and accounting practices

  • Strong leadership skills, communication skills and work ethic

  • Ability to evaluate and balance team and individual workload through effective time management, prioritization and organizational skills

  • Ability to coach, train and develop all team members

  • Ability to assess team performance and identify areas of improvement for the team and its members

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft a plus and proficient use of Microsoft Office

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Employees receive a competitive base salary, commission, and an exceptional benefits package including a 401(k) company matched retirement savings plan, parental leave and vacation, personal and holiday pay.

  • Medical - BlueCross BlueShield Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Dental - MetLife

  • Vision - Vision Service Plan (VSP)

  • Insurance - Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)

Additional benefits include:

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Education assistance

  • Employee discounts on cars, electronics, travel, etc.

The Company is a equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements

 
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