Senior Accounting Analyst at SAIC (Washington DC)

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This position reports to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting & Policy within the Office of the Corporate Controller. This position will be responsible for assessing the technical accounting requirements for a variety of complex transactions; implementing new accounting standards; supporting the external reporting process by drafting new footnote disclosures; and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures are maintained for all relevant process areas.This position can be worked remotely, 100% nationwide.

  • Perform technical accounting research on significant and unique transactions entered into by SAIC (including acquisitions, joint ventures, lease transactions, stock compensation, restructuring activities, etc.), and assist in the preparation of accounting memoranda and executive summaries documenting the accounting impact and conclusions
  • Review and analyze new accounting pronouncements to determine the impact on SAIC and, when applicable, assist with the implementation of new standards
  • Prepare SAIC's annual goodwill impairment analysis
  • Evaluate revenue contracts entered into by SAIC and research the relevant US GAAP accounting guidance to determine the appropriate accounting treatment
  • Prepare financial analysis of SAIC's consolidated financial statements
  • Prepare 10Q/10K footnote disclosures for certain complex accounting areas
  • Perform tie-out procedures for certain footnote disclosures
  • Assist in the drafting of new/updated global accounting policies
  • Maintain and monitor department compliance with internal controls, policies, and procedures
  • Provide analysis and support to SAIC's external auditors
  • Other special projects, as assigned

QualificationsRequired Education and Skills:
  • Bachelors and six (6) years or more of related experience
  • Certified public accountant
  • A minimum of 4 years of accounting experience, including Big 4 public accounting (audit) experience
  • A strong interest in performing technical accounting research over a broad range of topics. Able to navigate and interpret the relevant authoritative literature and evaluate and recommend solutions
  • Familiarity with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements in the areas of revenue recognition, lease accounting, stock-based compensation, goodwill impairment assessments, segment reporting, hedge accounting and business combinations
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and oral) and a demonstrated ability to prepare organized work paper files
  • A proven ability to deliver on commitments and deadlines
  • Unquestioned personal integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and flexibility to switch from one project to the next
  • Government contracting experience a plus

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
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SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 651 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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