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Sr. Financial Accountant

Company: Transaction Network Services
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

An extraordinarily talented group of individuals work together every day to drive TNS' success, from both professional and personal perspectives. Come join the excellence!OverviewWe are seeking a Senior Financial Accountant to join our accounting team. This role will create value by strengthening and developing the close and reporting processes and assisting with the analysis of accounting results at Transaction Network Services' (TNS) in North America. This position will participate in high visibility activities to drive continuous transformation and improvement of the company's close process and control environment. The role will interface with leaders across numerous business processes and capabilities. The role will influence many different levels of our organization and will support finance, tax and business operations. A successful candidate must have a desire to educate others. Our team is located at the TNS HQ in Reston, VA, and has a hybrid schedule of in office and remote work days.

This role provides the opportunity to gain excellent knowledge of the key drivers of success for the organization across business segments. The experience gained through this position will provide an excellent platform for future career growth within the company. The successful candidate must be self-directed, able to manage multiple projects, seek out opportunities to create value by streamlining processes, setting priorities and meeting deadlines. If you have a strong aptitude and desire for problem solving, adopting and promoting the use of new technologies, learning new systems, and improving processes through automation - we want to hear from you!ResponsibilitiesIn this Key role for the Organization, overall responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibility for the review of monthly account reconciliations
  • Liaising with international teams including an outsourced accounting group based in India to ensure timely completion of the close cycle
  • Partnering with the Business to learn business processes and identify risks and opportunities for improvement.
  • Completion of monthly accruals and journals
  • Assisting in preparation of year end statutory accounts and audit
  • Ensure accounting standards and policies are adhered to
    Additionally, the Senior Accountant will have to the ability to successfully:
    • Take on new opportunities with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
    • Build partnerships and work collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.Gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
      • Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Business or relevant field of study
      • 10+ years of experience in an Audit or Accounting or related role that required a working knowledge of Accounting processes, US GAAP requirements and Internal Financial Controls
      • Ability to partner and collaborate with others to learn processes and identify opportunities for improvement
      • Ability to securely document and evaluate information and communicate observations and recommendations to others
        QualificationsWhat Will Put You Ahead
        • CPA, CIA, or similar advanced certification preferred
        • Advanced experience with Internal Financial Controls (develop, analyze, risk/gap analysis, implementation)
        • Experience with integrated financial systems (Workday preferred)
        • Previous experience researching and providing technical accounting and process guidance to internal customers or clients
        • Experience with system implementations, system upgrade, testing and/or reconciling transactions between multiple systems
          If you are passionate about technology, love personal growth and opportunity, come see what TNS is all about!TNS is an equal opportunity employer. TNS evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

Keywords: Transaction Network Services, Reston , Sr. Financial Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Reston, Virginia

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