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Staff Accountant

Columbia, MD
Opportunity available for a direct hire, Staff Accountant in Columbia, MD.  For this position, you will be a significant contributor to the month-end accounting close process, performing a variety of routine and non-routine daily accounting functions for our client and subsidiaries. As Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for hands-on accounting work and assist with accounts payable related daily and monthly tasks. As the ideal candidate, you will have general knowledge of government contracting and display the ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Manage all aspects of accounts payable and assist with (monthly) payroll
  • Prepare invoicing and manage accounts receivable function
  • Assist Accounting Manager with month end close responsibilities
  • Prepare journal entries, prepaid schedules, and bank reconciliations
  • Assist with year-end filings, annual audit, contract reports, and budgeting
Staff Accountant Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 1-3 years of relevant accounting experience
  • Good working knowledge of general accounting principles and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 31
  • Understanding of indirect rate application is a plus
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and other accounting concepts
  • Experience with Unanet or similar software highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and proficient MS Excel skills
  • Ability to work independently and with teams
  • Strong work ethic, organizational and written/verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented with strong analytical, interpersonal skills 
Job ID: #13982213
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