Hanover Research - Washington, DC

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Hanover Research - Accountant

Hanover Research is a global information services firm providing knowledge support to both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Through our unique, fixed-cost model we deliver customized, timely, and authoritative research and advice enabling our clients to make informed decisions, identify and seize opportunities, and heighten their effectiveness.

Hanover Research is actively recruiting for an Accounting professional for our rapidly growing company. The Accountant will report directly to the Controller and be responsible for a variety of accounting and finance tasks. The position has phenomenal visibility and growth potential, excellent work/life balance, and offers outstanding benefits. This is a Washington DC based role and are unable to support a remote or part-time employee.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Primary responsibilities will include the following:
Prepare batches of invoices for distribution to customers;
Maintain, record, and file necessary account and general ledger documentation;
Collect outstanding invoices by reminding delinquent accounts and notifying customers of insufficient payments;
Assist the Controller with accounting duties such as sorting checks and invoices, researching information, verifying credit accuracy, and updating our Sales Force system;
Serve as the employee and vendor liaison for all questions regarding account inquiries and discrepancies, and invoices;
Perform employee reimbursement in an accurate and timely manner;
Prepare regular account reports throughout the fiscal year;
Execute accounting special projects as needed.

A successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

Understanding of and experience with general ledger practices and account system maintenance;
Ability to exhibit discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive account information;
Ability to work quickly and independently with minimal guidance or oversight;
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;
Excellent problem solving skills;
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Adobe and QuickBooks;
Sales Force system knowledge desired.

Minimum Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, or a related discipline.

Minimum Experience:
1 - 3 years of full-time work experience as a Staff level Accountant or in an accounting or tax function for a small to mid-sized firm or in public accounting.

If you feel that you would be the ideal candidate for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter through our online application portal at:

Only documents in Word or PDF will be accepted . Applicants failing to include a cover letter will not be considered.

Hanover Research is an Equal Opportunity Employer. While all applications will be reviewed, we regret that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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