May 22, 2024

General Ledger Accountant

Job Title: General Ledger Accountant

Location: Reston VA or Remote

About This Role:

Responsible for accurately recording financial transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Ensures financial commitments and contractual obligations are recorded and paid in a timely and efficient manner Provides monthly internal management reporting, maintains financial transactions by departmental designations to support the budget reporting process, provides support to the SEC reporting process and provides detailed schedules in support of the Internal and External Audit process.

What You'll Do:

  • Inputs data into accounting systems; types, files, posts ledger and general journal entries; checks and verifies accuracy of entries and transactions; handles data entry for multiple country codes on a daily basis

  • Owns smaller entities for full close cycle

  • Prepares monthly reconciliations for all Balance Sheet accounts and significant Income Statement accounts

  • Prepares month-end accruals

  • Ensures that transactions are reflected on the proper legal entity and in the correct currency

  • Manages policy and compliance process for assigned areas; actively seeks process improvements and proposes process changes

  • Prepares Audit schedules

  • Ensures compliance with SOX

  • Assists staff with ad-hoc requests and data gathering

  • Provides support for the Statutory Audits

What You'll Need:

  • AA, BA/BS degree, or equivalent work experience

  • 2-3 years of Accounting experience

  • Basic quantitative and analytical skills

  • Experience applying GAAP standards

  • Strong Excel skills; working knowledge of MS Office suite

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Good communication skills

  • Solid business ethics; ability to maintain strict confidentiality related to all of Comscore’s financial matters

  • Compensation: $75,000-$76,800 Commensurate With Experience

About Comscore

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.


Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit

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General Ledger Accountant

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