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Senior Accountant

Location: Reston Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire

HireStrategy is looking for a senior accountant for their client in Northern Virginia!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist Controller with month-end close, including process improvements, ensuring we meet month-end close deadlines, and booking month-end adjustments/journal entries
  • Own payroll process and oversee
  • Participate in preparation of monthly financial reporting package and budget-to-actual variance analysis
  • Responsible for reconciling all balance sheet accounts and revenue to cash
  • Record all bank or cash transactions daily
  • Invoice wholesale customers for licensing fee(s) monthly
  • Review open PO’s monthly for Inventory/COGS accrual
  • Support Controller in valuation of inventory, in addition to inventory adjustments and researching any unusual inventory adjustments
  • Work with Accounts Payable to ensure GL coding on invoices are appropriate and book any re-classes
  • Work with Operations on ensuring inventory cycle counts are accurate
  • Assist Controller in building out and implementing capitalization policy
  • Actively involved in ERP implementation
  • Provide supporting documents to external auditors during annual financial statement audits



  • 3 - 5+ years of accounting experience (Big 4 accounting firm experience required; a combination of Big 4 and industry experience preferred)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance required
  • Knowledge of GAAP, regulatory standards, and compliance requirements
  • Experience in retail/e-commerce industry preferred
  • Experience with ERP implementation(s) a plus
  • Proficient in 10-key and Microsoft Excel