General Ledger Accountant

Location: Reston Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: fac.reston@hirestrategy.com

HireStrategy/Addison Group is looking for a General Ledger Accountant for their client in Reston, VA!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the adoption of the new lease accounting guidance (ASC 842) and assesses and reports the retrospective impacts on the company's financial statements
  • Ensures quality information is available for reporting to assist with compliance with regulatory reporting requirements to include lease commitment and financial statement reporting
  • Manages accounting components of the lease portfolio, such as extensions, amendments, or terminations
  • Ensures real estate property leased assets and liabilities are properly classified, analyzed, calculated and reported in financial statements according to the new FASB and IASB lease accounting standards for reporting, presentation, and disclosure requirements
  • Prepares lease schedules (e.g., minimum rent, future obligation, etc.) for company's 10-Q & 10-K disclosures and calculates intangible asset amortization and capitalized overhead
  • Prepares periodic lease accounting journal entries on rent payments and expenses, prepaid and deferred rent, tenant incentive accruals and records journal entries to company's ERP system

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of lease accounting under ASC 840 and ASC 842
  • CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP accounting required
  • Advanced Excel skills and large ERP, lease administration software, and general ledger accounting experience
  • Bachelor's in Accounting


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