Senior Accountant -Senior Associate -Litigation & Disputes in Washington, DC at Ankura

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

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Senior Associate – Litigation & Disputes (Accounting and Finance)
Professional Services
Washington, DC

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

This role will provide support with on-going projects and assist with all aspects of the monthly accounting cycle, as well as work with current and future clients to identify, design and implement financial initiatives that support their business needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists upper management in the overall financial management, analysis, and reporting for our clients
Maintains general ledger and journals and monitors asset, liability, income and expense accounts for discrepancies
Produces accurate financial analyses, reconciliations, schedules, reports and footnotes on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis to include balance sheet accounts and significant or material income statement accounts
Assists in the preparation and review of the client’s quarterly estimated tax calculations
Assists in the preparation and review of the client’s interim and year-end audit process
Identifies and recommends process improvement initiatives designed to enhance the level of service provided by the accounting team, strengthen internal controls, make accounting processes more efficient, or enhance business reporting
Produces ad hoc reports as required for internal uses and external parties, including auditors
Researches complex accounting issues and undertake special projects, as required
Performs other related duties as assigned
Qualifications and Skills
Knowledge of accounting best practices, principles, and methodologies
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work effectively and contribute to a team-oriented environment
Be familiar with consulting work and have a client oriented personality
Highly organized, flexible and detail-oriented individual who can perform and execute under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Experience with QuickBooks required
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, with advanced knowledge of Excel

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other business-related discipline
CPA required
Three to five years of experience in a similar role

ABOUT ANKURA:
Ankura is an expert services firm defined by HOW we solve challenges. Whether a client is facing an immediate business challenge, trying to increase the value of their company or protect against future risks, Ankura designs, develops, and executes tailored solutions by assembling the right combination of expertise. We build on this experience with every case, client, and situation, collaborating to create innovative, customized solutions, and strategies designed for today’s ever-changing business environment. This gives our clients unparalleled insight and experience across a wide range of economic, governance, and regulatory challenges. At Ankura, we know that collaboration drives results.
Ankura is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment Opportunities at Ankura are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential function of a particular job.  All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This equal employment opportunity governs all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, selection, job assignment, promotions, transfers, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, access to benefits and training, and all other conditions and privileges of employment.

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