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Staff Accountant

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

HireStrategy is looking for a staff accountant for their client in Northern Virginia! The Staff Accountant provides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts, and preparing financial statements. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Balances cash daily and weekly. 
  • Maintains document retention files for all departments. 
  • Coordinates approval process of all accounts payable invoices via department heads. 
  • Coordinates and inputs payables, completes batch summary report balancing and submission for approval, verification, approval and posting. 
  • Processes all payables for imaging via MG Shared Services. 
  • Maintains open and paid vendor files. 
  • Coordinates new vendor setup. 
  • Reconciles vendor statements and handles payment complaints or discrepancies. 
  • Prepares daily deposits and cash reports and takes deposit to the bank. 
  • Reviews all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure and classification.
  • Reports any variances. 
  • Works closely with AR/payroll clerk to assure the accuracy of payroll, billing and all corresponding journal entries. 
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliation for depository account. 
  • Makes month-end standard journal entries, including amortization of all prepaid assets. 
  • Reviews periodically during the month the general ledger for input accuracy and verifies that accounts have been reviewed for content. 
  • Completes cash reconciliation and intercompany balancing report. 
  • Reviews outstanding check log for possible abandoned checks. 
  • Maintains station current and expired contract files. 
  • Prepares month-end payroll journal entry balancing with media general intercompany entries. 
  • Runs all required month-end reports and files accordingly to document retention guidelines 
  • Puts together GL book each month with required backup and signatures. 
  • Prepares Use Tax Report on a monthly basis and maintains schedule of taxable use tax items. 
  • Prepares Accounts Receivable Report detailing all past dues and balancing GL to AR. 
  • Prepares month-end balance sheet review and reconciles any differences with BM. 
  • Prepares Month-End Capital Cash Flow and PPE Statement. 
  • Reconciles capital expenditures per COR’s. 



  • Experience with MG Shared Services. 
  • Experience with Accounts Receivable
  • Experience with BM