168392 - Associate Accountant - VA
Industry
ADM
Region
VA-Virginia
City
Leesburg
State
VA
Rate
$25.96 to $28.84 DOE
Duration
10 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Associate Accountant for an opening in Leesburg, VA.

This Associate Accountant position is responsible for performing all Accounts Payable and Expense Report processing. This position will be responsible for researching and resolving errors on discrepant invoices and keeping backlog to a minimum in support of timely and accurate payments to the suppliers. Demonstrated familiarity with Deltek Costpoint's Accounts Payable module is required. Exposure to a manufacturing business environment is highly desirable. Perform accounting transactions and analysis to support accurate and timely weekly and monthly processes to be recorded in Costpoint. Various ad hoc requests such as performing journal entries, account reconciliations, and accruals for the weekly and monthly closing cycles will be required. Work closely with the Controller to support month end reporting and special projects for both division management and client corporate.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Accounts Payable experience in a high volume invoice processing (i.e., coding, vouchering, posting invoices, issue resolution, etc.) environment.
o Demonstrated experience performing analytical, research and problem solving responsibilities
o Demonstrated experience collaborating with colleagues, co-workers, with the ability to work effectively both independently and in a supportive, diverse team environment.
o Partner with Buyers, Invoice Approvers to resolve discrepancies, including those requiring site action
o Processing of Costpoint Project number and Tax corrections where required
o Perform customer service activities, including phone calls, supporting audit requests, supporting special projects, etc.
o Monthly problem resolution of outstanding employee travel expenditures to support proper accounting treatment thereof.
o Independently recommends and develops documented supplemental guidelines for existing procedures and/or creates them where none exist.
o Examines and analyzes monthly Accounts Payable and Expense Report data, records, statements, documents, journals, and demonstrates subject matter expertise for arriving at reasonableness, inconsistencies, and conformance with accounting/finance policy and management control requirements. Prepares or ensures that proper supporting documentation exists. Investigates questionable areas and takes remedial measures.

Overtime including occasional weekend support is required on an as needed basis especially during peak times. Additional responsibilities will be assigned as necessary.

The Associate Accountant is expected to effectively perform all Accounts Payable functions while quickly adapting to AP systems and processes. A continued focus on staying within the boundaries of defined procedures and controls is critical to success. The position supports and meets tight deadlines on a continuous basis.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

EDUCATION:
o Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related business discipline.
o CPA, or qualified by experience. MBA desirable.

WORK HOURS:
9/80, 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Full-Time

Contact
Rochelle Anderson at randerson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.