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Staff Accountant

Location: Washington DC Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Contract
Contact: fac.reston@hirestrategy.com

Our client, one of the fastest-growing government contractors in the Northern VA area, has a need for a staff accountant on a contract to hire basis. This role will be responsible for preparing journal entries, account reconciliation, and detailed monthly reports. The ideal candidate will have a BS in either accounting or finance with 1+ years' experience ina a general ledger role. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Verify and post all business transactions in regards to accounts payable and accounts receivable as needed
  • Monthly expense variance analysis
  • Inter-company transactions and reconciliations including foreign currency accounting
  • Assist with Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing
  • Perform Bank Reconciliations
  • Assist with financial reporting 

 

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in processing invoices, posting to vendor accounts and processing cleared checks
  • 1+ years' GL accounting experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • Previous experience utilizing Costpoint is strongly preferred
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills required
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Strong analytical and communication skills