Penguin Random House LLC Staff Accountant in Westminster, Maryland

Company: Penguin Random House LLC - Bertelsmann Accounting Services North America

Job ID: 26308

The Bertelsmann Accounting Services operating through Penguin Random House LLC is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join their team.

Main Responsibilities:

• Maintain specific accounts in the general ledger (account analysis and bank reconciliations)

• Government reporting (abandon property reporting)

• Maintaining cash journals

• Prepare 3rd party distribution statements

• Prepare Ebook accruals (Data Warehouse/Business Objects)

• Hurt Revenue reporting

• Prepare summary schedules and journal entries for month end closing

• Support month-end and year end close process

• Assist with the preparation of annual forecasts and budgets

• Other special projects as assigned

Education

*BS Accounting or Finance

Professional experience / competencies / traits

*2+ years of working experience •Strong analytical skills •PC Proficiency to include MS EXCEL •SAP •Fixed Asset Accounting •Abandon property reporting •Business Objects experience •Self-starter with impeccable attention to detail •Proactive and independent approach to work

Bertelsmann is building a global network of Accounting Shared Service Centers (ASSC) to bundle and standardize the Group's accounting processes. This includes Accounting Shared Service Centers at existing Bertelsmann locations in core European countries, North America and China. Become part of the Shared Service Center organization at our Westminster (MD) location. We look forward to your application for this exciting and varied job at one of the world's largest media corporations. Join us in shaping the world of media, services and education. We offer business challenges and exciting projects in attractive work environments, as well as individual career and development opportunities. Bertelsmann operates in some 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds.

Bertelsmann Accounting Services values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.