• GL Accountant

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 4:08 PM)
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  • Overview

    What's in it for you?


    Vectorworks, Inc. is looking for a motivated GL Accountant, who will be responsible for General Ledger accounting & reconcilement, budget preparation and forecasting, ad hoc report preparation & review of accounting systems efficiency.  The GL Accountant will report directly to the Controller.


    It's an exciting time to join the Vectorworks family, and if you are looking for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a growing team, we hope you'll take the time to learn more about this opportunity!



    In this role, you should expect to:

    • Journal entry creation
    • Revenue recognition (deferral schedules)
    • Assisting with creation of the IFRS monthly-, quarterly- and annual financial statements of Vectorworks
    • Reporting monthly financial results with variance analysis and year-end work papers pertaining to accounts payable, accounts receivable, Intercompany transactions, etc.
    • Interface with Nemetschek Corporate Finance and Corporate Controlling as needed
    • Balance Sheet and Sales tax reconciliations
    • Monitor and analyze prepaid schedules
    • Audits records to substantiate financial transactions
    • Ensure compliance with accounting and finance standards, best practices, and government regulations
    • Participate in different accounting projects, e.g. Implementation of Group ERP software
    • Ad hoc analysis for the consolidated financial statement
    • Assist in the development of effective and flexible business systems that can be efficiently scaled and integrated into future Vectorworks growth
    • Special projects as required
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    Why do you want this job? Because you are:


    • Capable of completing intricate tasks with a high degree of accuracy
    • Able to use logic, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills
    • Someone who is self-motivated and able to monitor your own work to ensure quality
    • Able to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills

     Why do we want you? Because you have:


    • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Management finance/ accounting or auditing
    • CPA a plus!
    • 5 + years working experience in the field of group accounting in an operating company or in an auditing company
    • Strong general ledger accounting background, to include journal entry preparation, reconciliations, and periodic reporting (actual, budget & forecast)
    • A desire to work in a changing environment and have a key interest in automating tasks
    • Strong Excel and Word proficiency is a must
    • Working knowledge SAP B-1, Navision, Adaptive Insights, Avatax and Tableau
    • Experience preparing the consolidated financial statements (experience with Infor is favorable)
    • Experience with modeling and reading financial statements is preferred

    Extra credit:

    • Working knowledge of IFRS and international accounting business practices is a plus
    • ERP implementation experience is a plus
    • Internal audit and process improvement experience is a plus


    Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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