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Senior Accountant / Accounting Manager 16184629

Reston, VA
Cordia is partnered with a premier information, technology, and business process management firm who is seeking a Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager with Unanet experience to join their team on a contract to hire basis.

Job Title: Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager
Location: Hybrid - Reston, VA
Hourly Rate: $60.00 - $65.00/hour
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Job Description: We are seeking an experienced Senior Accountant/Accounting Manager to join our client's finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the day-to-day accounting operations of the company, including overseeing the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and month-end closing processes. This position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
  • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all financial transactions and financial reports, including the preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Perform monthly and year-end closing procedures, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and accruals.
  • Manage and reconcile all bank accounts and credit card statements.
  • Prepare and file all tax returns and compliance filings.
  • Work with external auditors and tax advisors to ensure compliance with all financial regulations and accounting standards.
  • Manage and develop accounting staff, including setting goals, providing training, and conducting performance evaluations.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to streamline accounting procedures and enhance financial reporting.
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting activities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Experience with financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and accounting software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines.
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