Navient Sr Accountant I in Reston, Virginia

The Department is responsible for accounting and reporting functions related to the Company's structured finance transactions. This includes maintaining accounting systems, booking journal entries, reconciling the general ledger, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards, and analytical reporting and reviewing of results. In addition, the group is called on for ad hoc reporting and analysis as need by Senior Management. Specific job responsibilities include preparing accounting entries and reconciling general ledger accounts for debt instruments, and derivatives residing in the Company's securitization trusts, reviewing and reconciling cash activity related to debt and derivatives, reviewing and approving trades associated with structured finance transactions on an ongoing/ as needed basis, reviewing and maintaining various excel spreadsheets used for monthly analysis and reporting of monthly results, and preparing ad hoc reports and analysis as needed. Lastly, this position will be responsible for coordinating the modeling of the Company's existing, pipeline and future securitization and other asset-backed financial transactions; to include the settlement cash flow analysis of all new structured finance transactions. This job requires flexibility in work hours and mandatory overtime during peak periods

Essential Job Functions:

  1. General Ledger Accounting
  • Prepare accounting entries for all debt, derivative, and investment instruments residing in securitization trusts

  • Prepare G/L reconciliations for all accounts related to the entries mentioned, above

  • Review and reconcile cash activity related to debt and derivatives

  1. Maintain accurate records in Principia
  • Review and approve trades associated with structured finance transactions on an ongoing/ as-needed basis.

  • Maintain accurate paydown records in accordance with monthly & quarterly paydown schedules.

  1. Cash Flow Modeling
  • Review settlement cash flows to ensure proper modeling

  • Review securitization trust re-run cash flows and prepare relevant and necessary data files

  • Analyze the results of assumption changes from quarter to quarter, as evidenced in our managed upload process.

  1. Monthly/ Quarterly Reporting
  • Review and maintain various excel spreadsheets used for monthly analysis and reporting of monthly results

  • Prepare quarterly reporting used to support disclosures included in SEC Forms 10K/Q

  1. Complete other ad hoc analysis as directed.
  • Bachelor's Degree - Accounting, Finance

  • 2 year of accounting/finance experience

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

  • General Ledger software (e.g.-SAP, PeopleSoft, etc.) experience

All offers of employment are contingent on standard background checks. Navient and certain of its affiliated companies are federal, state and/or local government contractors. Should this position support a federal government contract, now or in the future, the successful candidate will be subject to a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. Positions that support state and/or local contracts also may require additional background checks to determine eligibility and suitability.

EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Navient is a drug free workplace.