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Staff Accountant 15576857

Reston, VA
Our fast growing Cybersecurity firm client in Northern Virginia is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team!  This client offers extreme flexibility with respect to Work from Home scheduling, opportunity for growth, exposure to Senior Management, and to be part of one of the fastest growing industries in the country! This position will be focusing on performing month-end close duties, to include GL reconciliations and assistance with various projects, and payroll operations.  Company offers great compensation, benefits, and the ability to work with a dynamic and collaborative team.  If this sounds like the job for you, apply today!

Description:
Our Cybersecurity client is looking for a Staff Accountant to join the Finance and Accounting team. The Staff Accountant will work directly with Senior Accountants and Controller with general accounting/finance responsibilities and provide top-level support to fellow coworkers.

As a member of the team, the Staff Accountant will assist with the overall financial accounting and payroll operations.  This role will be a pivotal part in the maintenance, management, and direction of the employee payroll function to include payroll processing, and payroll tax compliance.  The Staff Accountant will also have responsibilities performing month-end close duties, which include certain GL reconciliations and assistance with various projects.  Our work environment is dynamic, supportive, collaborative and always professional.
 
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as the operations point-of-contact for payroll system, payment process, and report preparation;
  • Knowledge and experience with tax laws, wage and hour laws, state and local registration and filing requirements;
  • Maintain and manage the year-end payroll process resulting in the issuance of employee annual W-2’s;
  • Coordination of payroll functions with Human Resources department members;
  • Prepare the reconciliation and analysis of related balance sheet accounts and ledgers;
  • Issue customer invoices and manage the collection effort on receivable balances;
  • Assist with month-end close process and general ledger reconciliations;
  • Assist with the annual financial and payroll related audits;
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.
Qualifying Requirements:
  • A minimum of three years accounting experience in technology related industry; to include multi-state payroll and tax processing;
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations and payroll best practices;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and follow-up skills required;
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Education / Training Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance or relevant field; OR equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

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