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Job of the Day: Fannie Mae Needs a Senior Accountant

Fannie Mae needs an experienced accountant that will perform day-to-day accounting operations for Fannie Mae’s investments in Low Income Housing Tax Credit & CI partnerships, including the impacts of consolidating those assets.

The position requires a four to six years experience and a CPA license.

Get more details on the position, located in Washington, DC after the jump.

Company: Fannie Mae

Title: General Accountant, Partnership Accounting

Location: Washington, D.C.

Experience Required: 4 – 6 years

Description: Apply comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, practices, and standards in performing complex duties related to preparing and analyzing financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, and review and verify accuracy. Work with consultants, auditors, and others to analyze and provide information on operational, reporting, or system impact related to policy changes and new products. Contribute to special projects. May train staff.

Responsibilities: Compile, review, analyze, and record financial information to the general ledger. Complete monthly closings; Prepare balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports; Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reconciliations to ensure general ledger account information is accurate, consistent, traceable, and auditable; Execute and manage timely, accurate transactions; Identify control weaknesses, communicate to management, and participate in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls; Provide requested information to auditors, consultants, and others on significant matters requiring coordination; May design, modify, install, and/or maintain accounting systems to ensure adequate recognition of financial transactions; May perform moderately complex accounting projects or participate as a team member on highly complex projects; Understand and analyze partnership financial statements and Schedule K-1s.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent; CPA; 4-6 years or equivalent experience.

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