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Title:  Accounting Analyst

Job ID:  1953

Lancaster, PA, US

Category:  Finance and Accounting

Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leader in risk and compliance solutions, providing insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights to clients across the globe. We’re here to help you make smarter decisions with insightful technology, industry expertise and data insights at every stage of your business and investment lifecycles. As markets fluctuate, regulations evolve and technology advances, we’re there. And through it all, we deliver confidence with the right solutions in moments that matter. 


We are seeking an Accounting Analyst to join our multi-platform accounting team.  The ideal candidate will be a team player with a solid foundation in accounting and strong analytical skills.  Core functions will include monthly close responsibilities, internal and external reporting, internal control compliance, ad hoc analysis and other projects.  This position will interact with cross-functional teams within DFIN, and will report to the Accounting Manager.


  • Assist with the month end close process including preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Revenue recognition including accrued and deferred revenue entries and analysis
  • Recording prepaid and accrued expenses
  • Tracking and properly capitalizing software development costs
  • Fixed asset maintenance and controls including acquisitions, disposals and annual audits
  • Month end financial reporting and ad hoc analysis
  • Reporting and analyzing variances to budget, forecast and prior year
  • Interpreting and analyzing data, and preparing summary reports for management review
  • Assist with quarterly and annual internal and external audit requests
  • Continuous review of internal control procedures to ensure SOX compliance
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvements within the accounting processes and recommend solutions 
  • Responding quickly and accurately to special reporting and analysis requests


  • 2 years of experience in an accounting role preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to resolve complex accounting problems with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to deliver accurate results in a timely and consistent manner
  • Ability to analyze and summarize financial data and prepare financial reports
  • Ability to quickly learn specialized software to complete work assignments
  • Proficient in Excel and other Microsoft applications
  • SAP experience preferred


It is the policy of Donnelley Financial Solutions to select, place and manage all its employees without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, actual or perceived disability, veteran's status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability.  You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to


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