Staff Accountant

Location: Herndon, VA
Date Posted: 02-26-2018
Software AG Government Solutions is seeking a Staff  Accountant to perform staff level general ledger accounting and accounts receivables duties. Responsibilities include: preparing and issuing customer invoices and reports for management, journal entries, maintains,reconciles ledger accounts as well as interpret reports and records for managers. The right candidate is organized, excellent at time management and punctual.

Essential Job Functions   
  • Prepare customer invoices
  • Post billing transactions in accounting system
  • Submit invoices through various customer systems: WAWF, IPO, Exostar
  • Enter cash receipts in accounting system
  • Track AR Aging balances and pursue collections with past due accounts
  • Enter cash transactions in treasury system
  • Account for inter-company transactions.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and account reconciliation as required.
  • Assist in end-of-month closing activities.
  • Assist in financial reporting and analysis as required.
  • May assist with accounts payable activities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
Required skills
  • Proven technical problem-solving ability
  • Regular and frequent inter-action and communication with customers and employees, requiring strong inter-personal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize problems and manage multiple requests/expectations at once
  • Recognized as a team member who is actively involved in attacking issues, while maintaining an excellent attitude contributing to the overall high morale of the team
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills. Continue to develop professional, interpersonal and internal customer relations skills
  • Ability to interact with internal customers by providing support via phone, web, and email,  as well as team-oriented interaction
  • Ability to work with high volume of transactions
  • Requires the ability to work in an area requiring special attention to detail and regular monthly deadlines.
  • Requires ability to handle highly confidential company and employee information with appropriate level of professionalism and sensitivity.
  Education and Experience  
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business administration preferred or equivalent experience
  • 2 plus years of relevant experience
  • Requires understanding of accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Requires experience with computerized accounting systems.
  • Deltek Costpoint accounting system experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Word and Excel experience required.
About the Company
Software AG Government Solutions is a growth-oriented software company dedicated to serving the U.S. Federal Government and the Aerospace & Defense Community. We operate with a startup culture and the backing of our $1B parent which is Software AG.   We are headquartered in a brand new facility located in the Worldgate area of Herndon, Virginia.  We are within walking distance to many restaurant options and a large fitness facility.  We offer a generous benefits package and handsome incentive opportunities. Software AG Government Solutions also encourages a healthy family, work life balance. The company is focused on building trusting relationships with our customers based on a highly effective “Special Forces” approach to solving mission critical IT challenges.  We believe in rapidly proving the viability of our solutions in our customer’s environment with world class products and talent in minimal time – often in only a few days.  This prove it first/prove it fast mentality has been positively embraced across our customer base as an extremely effective way of minimizing the risk associated with IT investments. Our solutions are highly differentiated in the areas of integration of disparate systems and extended supply chain partners, business process modeling and analysis and IT portfolio management.  Our solutions are particularly effective in large SAP environments where some of the largest SAP customers in the world leverage Software AG technology to get more out of their environments.  Our flagship product brands are webMethods, Terracotta (Enterprise Ehcache), ARIS and Alfabet.

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