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Accountant - Remote Optional

Summarized Purpose:

Performs a variety of accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to ensure that the organization complies with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements, and presents a complete and accurate statement of its financial position.

Essential Functions:

  • Collects, compiles, and verifies financial information to provide management with accurate and timely information for making decisions.
  • Analyzes changes in account balances and financial information to document and explain transactions.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other reports according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other regulatory requirements.
  • Prepares journal entries; maintains and reconciles general ledger accounts.
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance with accounting regulations.
  • Assist with compiling audit (internal & external) support.
  • Assist with AR reconciliations
  • Provide requested support and associated schedules to corporate


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 years).
  • Experience with revenue recognition, account reconciliation, and audit preferred
  • CPA or in process of obtaining license preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients
  • Proven analytical and financial acumen
  • Confidence to handle sensitive information and make sound recommendations
  • Ability to coordinate multiple simultaneous tasks while still delivering high quality results
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to successfully interact with key internal clients and vendors
  • Strong organizational and project administration skills
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data
  • Solid understanding of accounting/financial principles, and regulations/legal requirements

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.  Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
  • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
  • May require travel.  (Recruiter will provide more details.)

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