Accountant 2

K12 Inc.
Herndon, VA, United States
Mar 13, 2019
Requisition Number 19-0953
Title Accountant 2
City Herndon State VA

Accountant 2
At K12, our mission is to help students reach their full potential through inspired teaching and personalized learning. We believe every student deserves a personalized education, with careful attention to each learner's unique strengths, needs, and interests. With a personalized education, students gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to help them succeed.

Our employees are a critical part of an innovative EdTech company that provides high quality, personalized education opportunities for students across the world. K12 is seeking an experienced accountant who is driven to make a difference and is a key contributor to our finance team, helping the company reach its goals. The successful candidate will be responsible for financial State ment preparation and review of K12 managed schools. You must be an energetic team player who listens and values the opinions of others and a self-starter who effectively prioritizes and works well independently. Excellent written and oral communication and inter-personal skills are essential. You will be expected to quickly learn and understand processes, keep information highly organized, work efficiently, and demonstrate strong attention to detail. AS An Accountant 2, YOU WILL..
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of financial accounting processes, compliance requirements, systems and reporting
  • Responsible for full-cycle accounting transactions, record keeping and preparation of monthly financials for multiple locations
  • Manage the month-end close process for multiple schools
  • Perform federal grant accounting and funding reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Audit and substantiate financial transactions and maintain a complete and accurate general ledger
  • Analyze the Balance Sheet and Income State ment for accuracy
  • Assist in SOX audit work to ensure corporate compliance
  • Prepare school audit schedules and support external auditors
  • Support special projects and ad hoc requests
  • Act as a liaison between schools, regional staff and corporate staff.
  • Do you communicate well?
  • Can you build customer confidence?
  • Are you able to tackle problems and take independent action?
  • Is your manner honest and straightforward?
  • Are you able to prioritize and meet deadlines?
  • Do you value others' opinions?

Minimum Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, finance, or related field
  • 4 + years of accounting, auditing or financial reporting experience
  • Advanced experience with Excel
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general ledger and ERP systems
  • Understand and demonstrate how to perform control checks in ensuring data integrity
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion, InTacct, and/or QuickBooks
  • Knowledge of Fund Accounting
  • Experience with full-cycle accounting (AP, GL) and financial reporting
  • Experience with ERP system implementation and data conversion
  • CPA preferred
  • Experience with RPA

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the State where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. By signing below the incumbent acknowledges that she/he has reviewed and is familiar with the contents of this job



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K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
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