Sr Accountant - SEC Reporting

Herndon, VA, US

Job purpose


Reporting to the Senior Manager, SEC Reporting, this role will provide direct support and assist in the preparation and completion of all SEC filings for the Company. In addition, this role will be responsible for certain equity plan administration and periodic accounting functions. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills and a solid background in auditing and SEC reporting.


Duties and responsibilities


  • Assist in the preparation of all SEC filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, Proxy statements, and other SEC filings as required.
  • Manage all consolidation/disclosure files and related supporting documentation
  • Manage Workiva, Beacon’s financial reporting tool
  • Provide comprehensive audit support and manage gathering of required information for both external and internal auditors
  • Assist with equity accounting and equity plan administration on Shareworks platform
  • Assist with SEC disclosure research, as needed
  • Maintain process and control documentation for SOX compliance
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external reporting packages and presentations
  • Analyze financial reporting processes and help identify opportunities to improve efficiency and quality of deliverables
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special project assistance, as needed




  • Minimum 3+ years of relevant Accounting and SEC reporting experience
  • Big 4 audit experience (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related degree
  • Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license (or actively working towards licensure) 
  • Familiarity with a variety of financial accounting concepts, processes, and procedures
  • Diligent organizational habits with a detail-oriented focus on producing high quality deliverables
  • A background in project management and the ability to multi-task
  • Problem-solving acumen with an ability to see through complexity and exercise sound judgment
  • A creative, analytical mind with a strategic focus and a willingness to help drive change
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and general comfort with financial software platforms
  • Limited travel may be required


Working conditions


  • Moderate travel requirements as needed for business purposes

“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC