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Senior Accountant

Intelsat Corporation

This is a Contract position in Tysons Corner, VA posted September 13, 2020.

Your role in helping us shape the future:As a Senior Accountant on the Intelsat Accounting Operations Team, you will play an important role in a team of Accounting professionals who are using their skills to ensure our Financials are in accord with standards. You’ll also be asked to use your problem-solving skills to push continuous process improvement on the team’s processes.Are you up to the challenge?* Support Accounting Operations team by performing general activities in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standards* Prepare journal entries with supporting documentation in accord with best practices* Conduct account analysis and research to interpret and ensure accuracy and understanding of account activity* Prepare various complex reconciliations, schedules and reports. Use accounting knowledge to provide correcting entries for reconciling items and work to minimize such items on a go-forward basis* Support consolidated and/or statutory audits by preparing deliverables and responding to audit inquiries and issues* Create and/or maintain process documentation and procedures for assigned functions, ensuring compliance with audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 standards* Provide cross-training and mentoring with peers* Provide support on special projects including ERP implementation* Develop new ways to eliminate manual processes* Participate in projects on accounting related matters with IT and other organizationsCan you drive these processes?* Must be a collaborate teammate who is supportive of co-workers and contributes to problem solving while performing journal entries and account reconciliationsYou should definitely have:* A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a major in accounting or finance* At least three years of demonstrated accounting experience* Familiarity with U.S Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), SEC and other accounting and reporting standards* Proficiency with computer applications, such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint* Excellent written and oral communication skills along with presentation skills required* A self-starter with strong motivation, initiative and ability to work independently or collaboratively to meet deadlinesIt would be nice if you had:* CPA certification or CPA candidate* Experience with Oracle accounting systemsWhat it’s like to work with us:Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.* We emphasize personal and professional growth* Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training* Fun, diverse, and inclusive cultureOther Job Info:* These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.* Candidates must be a US Person (this includes US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Individual such as an asylee or refugee).* Please review the job bidding by current employees section in the employee handbook prior to applying for this position, thank you.* These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.Nearest Major Market: Washington DC