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Outsourced Accounting: Staff Accountant (Payroll) at CohnReznick

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Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Job Description:
Come be a part of endless possibilities for growth and professional expertise!
At CohnReznick, we are looking for forward thinking, driven, enthusiastic individuals looking to take the next step in their career. Recognized as a top public accounting firm, CohnReznick has the necessary tools to take outsourced accounting to the next level. Our firm offers a unique culture with in a collaborative atmosphere. We commit to team building and knowledge sharing, empowering our employees with the tools and resources to think differently and become the best people in our profession. As a member of our firm, your success is our success.

Our Bethesda office has an opportunity for an Outsourced Staff Accountant

Look ahead. Imagine more. And consider joining the CohnReznick team.

We offer:
  • Endless opportunities to contribute to the 11th largest professional services firm in the US
  • A unique culture that values collaboration in everything we do
  • A team of professionals driven by a sense of excellence, integrity, commitment to lifelong learning, respect for one another, adaptability, and making a difference
  • A network of 2,700 professionals committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and giving back to the communities in which we live and work
  • Varied career paths supported by strong professional development programs and resources
  • A flexible work environment with competitive benefits

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your skills and grow your career by assisting our clients with various accounting responsibilities, including:

The Outsourced Staff Accountant is responsible for assisting with monthly close, including preparing all client general ledger account reconciliations for multiple reporting entities, and completing all necessary journal entries. The Outsourced Staff Accountant will also communicate extensively with client executives via email and telephone to obtain the requisite information needed for monthly close. The Outsourced Staff Accountant also prepares bi-weekly and semi-monthly client payrolls, reviewing work performed by the client, and interfacing with client payroll and human resource personnel. Must be able to multitask and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations for multiple client reporting entities, including bank reconciliations, investment reconciliations, prepaid reconciliations, deferred income reconciliations, accrued expense reconciliations, net asset roll forwards, and intercompany elimination entries
  • Prepare all journal entries necessary to reconcile accounts as indicated above
  • Communicate with client management and staff to ensure that information is obtained to perform monthly close processes
  • Prepare bi-weekly and semi-monthly client payrolls, including reviewing the work performed by the client, and interfacing with client payroll and human resources personnel.
  • Provide payroll summary reports to client executives, and address all questions as they arise.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the accounting operations within various client organizations, including client accounting software systems.
  • Perform other client responsibilities as assigned
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • At least 2 years accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Specific non-profit industry experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Excel, Word, Adobe PDF & Outlook

CohnReznick is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.