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Staff Accountant 16426633

Vienna, VA
Our client is a full-service public accounting and consulting firm. They are seeking a Staff Accountant with 1-3 years of experience. Candidate can be a recent graduate who is passionate, hardworking, and detailed oriented.

Compensation is in the range of $60,000 - $80000 per year. This role is hybrid to the client’s Tysons Corner, VA location. Three days in office.

As a Staff Associate, you will be responsible for performing specific engagement activities under the supervision of a more senior team member, participate in discussions with clients, and assist with drafting deliverables.
Types of projects you can expect:
  • Implementation of new accounting standards, including GASB 87 and GASB 96
  • Bank account and other subsidiary ledger reconciliation
  • Financial statement close processes
  • Drafting Annual Comprehensive Financial Reports (ACFRs)
  • Cash to modified accrual or full accrual conversions
  • Data manipulation
  • Internal control and best practice evaluation
  • Validation of information between multiple sources of financial information
What you need for this role:
  • Minimum 1+ years of experience within a public accounting firm or public sector environment (local, state or federal preferred) performing external audit, consulting, or in the accounting and finance function
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Strong accounting skills
  • Knowledge of internal accounting controls, professional standards and regulations and related systems
  • Prior experience with audit, accounting, and/or consulting standards
  • Prior experience with internal controls including documentation and testing of controls
  • Interest in serving state and local clients
  • Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy
  • Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to rapidly changing environments
  • Ability to travel 15% of the time

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