Staff Accountant


(Lanham, Maryland)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About 2U
2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.
We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join and help grow our team of outstanding professionals. The ideal candidate must be able to balance delivering exceptional performance in a fun, energetic and entrepreneurial environment. The Staff Accountant must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and the flexibility to adapt to rapidly changing environments and priorities.
* Assist the Accounting team with the day-to-day operations by interfacing with individuals within and outside of the business to ensure proper treatment of accounting transactions * Review expense reports and supplier invoices to ensure proper coding to the general ledger, specifically as it relates to capitalized assets * Prepare monthly accruals and fixed assets registration & reconciliation * Assist with monthly and quarter-end close, including but not limited to journal entries, reconciliations and G/L variance analysis * Interact with external audit team as needed * Assist in the preparation of financial statement footnotes * Assist in documentation, performance and monitoring of financial internal controls * Assist with ad-hoc accounting projects where needed
Ideal Candidate
**Things That Should Be in Your Background:** * Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, preferred * At least 2 years of accounting-related experience * CPA candidate **Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role:** * Strong verbal and written communication skills * The ability to multi-task * Willingness to learn new skills * Proficiency with Excel * Team-oriented person who can focus on the details
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included
Reports to Accounting Manager

Additional Notes on Compensation

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package: Medical, dental, and vision coverage. Life insurance, disability and 401(k).


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