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Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager

Location: Reston Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: fad.reston@hirestrategy.com

The accounting manager is responsible for managing the accounting department. This role also serves as a consultant for managers within the organization, advising them of current budgetary information and working with managers to create a fiscal strategy that aligns with the goals of the organization.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable departments
  • Monthly financial closing and reporting
  • Responsible for the development of policies, systems, special financial studies, etc. of major importance.
  • Oversee operational banking activities
  • Provide solutions for policies and procedures improvements (automating daily transactions)
  • Special accounting projects and financial analysis
  • Train and develop the accounting department
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Inventory counts, policies, procedures
  • Working with confidential data, which, if disclosed, might have significant internal effect or minor external effect.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Must possess strong verbal and written skills
  • Excel Super user (Pivot tables, data analysis, & Macro writing preferred)
  • Strong PowerPoint skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent number of years of experience, plus seven years of accounting experience.
  • 2 - 3 years public accounting experience
  • Great Plains experience 
  • Master’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • Presentation skills.
  • CPA designation preferred but not required.
  • Public accounting experience preferred but not required.