SHRM Sr. Accountant, Financial Systems in Alexandria, Virginia


The Role:

The Sr. Accountant, Financial Systems position is responsible for the financial administration and operation of multiple financial system applications used within Division of Finance & Administration, in coordination with the Manager, Financial Systems. The incumbent will provide functional and technical support on application configuration, operation and maintenance to ensure applications function properly to meet the needs of organization.


Your Day:

  • Provide financial administration and operational support for financial systems, including NetSuite, Concur, and other financial applications. Provide direction and training, ongoing system analysis and problem resolution.

  • Create and maintain system generated monthly financial statements and accompanying schedules, including budget vs. actual variance reports.

  • Develop system reports required for financial analysis and general ledger reconciliations.

  • Support the monthly accounting close process with analysis and research of financial transactions and preparation of month end journal entries.

  • Manage data integration between Concur and NetSuite systems through Concur Connector for NetSuite. Ensure integration of financial data is maintained and reconciled.

  • Coordinate and assist with automated bank reconciliation application; determine and resolve issues with data integrity.

  • Assist with functional design, maintenance and implementation of NetSuite third party integrations.

  • Perform functional configurations and enhancements, system maintenance, and recommend configuration improvements for financial system applications.

  • Develop and maintain policies and procedures for application processes.

  • Maintain proper system access for all users and roles.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

  • 5 years of accounting experience.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepting Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with technical and non-technical staff at all levels.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Let us know if you also have:

  • Experience and knowledge of NetSuite and Concur.

  • Experience documenting business processes.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to sit; talk and hear, use hands to type, file, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Visual acuity to use a keyboard, prepare and analyze data and figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading. Light lifting is required. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force to constantly move objects.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is regularly performed in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment. This job requires occasional travel 0-10%.

The Society for Human Resource Management is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: or TDD (703) 548-6990.

Category Finance & Accounting