Staff Accountant

US-DC-Washington
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1871
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
1
Category
Accounting/Finance - Accounts Payable/Receivable
Complete Building Services

Overview

Complete Building Services (CBS), a division of The Donohoe Companies, Inc., is a facilities management and operations maintenance company servicing commercial, government, and not-for-profit entities.

We are an $85M business, established in 1963. CBS has four major lines of business, each of which has its own unique requirements. Stable, successful, respected and growing - this a great place to work.

 

We are looking for an early career professional to join the accounting team, learn the business, and become a key member of our succession plan. Reporting to the Division Controller, a candidate will have the opportunity to learn about the division's financial position and strategy, learn supervisory skills, practice presentation skills, develop communication skills, and interact closely with all business unit leaders. This is a unique opportunity to be developed and coached into a more senior role. Staff Accountant is a new position created to help us achieve our strategic goals of improving process, quality and timeliness of business analysis and reporting. There is significant growth potential in a two to four year time horizon, dependent on performance.

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Perform month-end closing procedures, including preparation of account reconciliations, schedules, and analytical reviews
  • Investigate unanticipated financial system and reporting variances and provide detailed comments regarding those reconciling differences and income statement budget to actual fluctuations
  • Prepare and record monthly customer invoices and assist with collections
  • Prepare various internal reports and compute project/job performance metrics, including financial reports/analyses remitted to partners
  • Prepare certified payroll submissions for required facility management service (FMS) contracts
  • Prepare MBE/CBE reporting for required FMS contracts
  • Assist Operations Managers with the preparation of annual FMS contract budgets
  • Assist Business Development with the preparation and review of FMS contract pricing proposals
  • Assist with external audit inquiries, including research and preparation of supporting analyses
  • Assist with initiatives for implementation of new technology, new software and process improvements
  • Review FMS contract joint-venture (JV) accounting activity prepared and recorded by partners
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and assist with special projects, as requested

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA or CPA candidates preferred
  • 1+ years of corporate general ledger and reporting experience a plus
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically MS Excel
  • Experience with Oracle/JD Edwards software a plus
  • Pro-active, detailed oriented, deadline driven, possess excellent documentation and analysis skills
  • Results oriented, flexible, self-motivated and be able to work in a team environment with limited direct supervision

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