Entry-Level Accounting Analyst

Remote | Accounting | Full-time | Partially remote

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Lodestar Consulting is currently seeking full-time Entry-Level Accounting Analysts (Partially Remote) to join our team. We are a fast-growing small business (named to Inc5000's list of fast growing private companies in America two years in a row and Best Places to Work in 2022), seeking dynamic thinkers and outstanding communicators who want to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and grow with Lodestar Consulting Inc. Our client delivery philosophy combines experienced consultants who have had repeated success in delivering emerging technologies within the Federal Sector with highly knowledgeable client domain experts. We focus on hiring and developing top talent to provide superior support to our clients, and to grow and develop our team for long-term repeatable success. Our team members are experienced, professional, enthusiastic, and able to quickly apply their skills to diverse situations to ensure our client’s needs are met. If you love to solve problems, assist clients in emerging technologies, or simply drive meaningful change for clients, there’s a place for you at Lodestar Consulting.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with collecting and analyzing financial data in order to perform some or all of the following accounting processes: reconciliation and variance reporting for assigned areas, reconcile assigned accounts, and analyze financial data.
  • Identify and resolve data issues. Analyze financial data to identify adverse trends and recommend solutions to mitigate financial impact.
  • Provide timely and accurate assistance to clients within supported business area. Assistance includes, but is not limited to explanation of account codes or financial reports, providing project status reports, and guidance about accounting policies.
  • Prepare presentations, statistical reports, schedules and other information on operating results for management and outside parties.
  • Actively participate in or support special projects as assigned. Projects may include, but are not limited to testing system upgrades or enhancements, rate case support, and developing ad hoc reports and process improvement initiatives.
    Contribute to documentation initiatives and group knowledge/ best practices

Requirements:

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in data analytics, data visualization, and web development
  • Proficiency in data interpretation and manipulation of large datasets
  • Strong aptitude for correlating data and finding critical data trends
  • Intermediate SQL programming skills – tables, complex stored procedures, functions, and views
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills; ability to translate end user needs into an IT solution
  • Excellent organizational skills since attention to detail is critical for successful outcomes

Preferred:

  • Completion of an accounting internship preferred.
  • Ability and desire to obtain CPA or CMA
  • Ability to learn and apply GAAP.

Education:

  • Bachelor's or Advanced Degree in Accounting is a must

Security Clearance:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance (requires US Citizenship)

Individuals will have the opportunity to enhance skills in the area of technical competency, business development, client service, and people development. Project characteristics can change frequently and require self-motivated individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals.

There are remote some positions.  Salary commensurate with experience. Travel and relocation expenses may be considered based on the appropriate candidate. If you are looking to learn and contribute to a rapidly growing consulting and financial management business, we'd love to hear from you. Please No Sponsors or Agencies!

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new Lodestar Consulting team members will be required to comply with any Federal, State, or local guidance related to COVID-19. This may include being fully vaccinated, unless legally entitled to a Reasonable Accommodation because of a disability (which includes medical conditions) or because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. COVID-19 testing prior to visiting an office space may also be required and/or offered as an alternative to proof of vaccination or reasonable accommodation, depending on the current guidance in effect. Client site vaccination requirements, if different or stricter, will take precedence over Lodestar Consulting’s policies, complying with the mandates currently in effect. Vaccination status must be submitted prior to the first day of employment. Prospective or new team members may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement during the Onboarding process. Exemptions must be approved prior to start date. Additional questions may be directed to our HR Coordinator or Company President (contact@lodestarcs.com).

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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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