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General Ledger Accountant

Company: comScore, Inc.
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 14, 2018

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title: General Ledger Accountant

Location: Reston, VA

About This Role:

The GL Accountant will report to the Senior Director of Accounting Operations and will work closely with the General Ledger team. To be successful in this role, you must have strong knowledge of GAAP and the ability to operate effectively in a rapidly scaling, dynamic environment. You should have the ability to interact effectively with cross functional teams, including FP&A, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting and Technical Accounting.

We are looking for someone who has excellent problem-solving skills and enjoys working in a challenging and fast-paced environment to support our continued success and growth.

What You'll Do:

Perform monthly analysis and corporate close activities for areas owned by the General Ledger team, including but not limited to Cash, Prepaids, Fixed Assets, Payables, and Debt
Close activities to include: prepare and post journal entries for the general accounting monthly close process for assigned areas, prepare reconciliation of assigned accounts, including proper documentation and research of issues
Prepare certain key supporting schedules for the Company's quarterly and annual earnings releases and SEC reporting process
Prepare and maintain process and associated internal control documentation for Sarbanes-Oxley
Assist in the preparation of audit schedules for the Company's annual audit and quarterly reviews with the independent accountants
Support other ad hoc requests and projects from management

What You'll Need:

BS in Accounting from an accredited university; 2 years practical experience
Solid accounting background with an understanding of the monthly close and reporting process
Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate details of financial information prepared
Excellent computer skills and experience with pivot tables and Excel functions/formulas required
The ability to build relationships and work collaboratively at all levels of the organization
Detail oriented self-starter willing to take ownership to develop and implement process enhancements & business solutions
Strong initiative and ability to work independently
Organizational, prioritization and time management skills are essential

Preferred Skills:

Public accounting experience

About comScore

At comScore, we're pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we're united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you're motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we'd love to hear from you.

comScore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, comScore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, comScore is the industry's emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about comScore, please visit

EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

To comply with federal law, comScore participates in E-Verify. Successful candidates must pass the E-Verify process after hire.



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