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Senior Accountant 16440654

Arlington, VA

Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert is partnered with an international government contractor who is seeking a Senior Accountant with Costpoint experience to join their team on a contract basis.

Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA
Hourly Rate: $30.00 - $45.00/hour
Job Type: Contract
Requirements: Costpoint

As a Senior Accountant with Costpoint experience, you will take on a key role in maintaining the financial health and integrity of the organization. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee various accounting functions, including financial reporting, budgeting, and compliance, while leveraging your deep understanding of Costpoint software to optimize financial processes.


  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Produce error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on Management Accountant
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage accounting assistants and bookkeepers
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in forecast process
  • Provide input into department’s goal setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Direct internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Plan, assign and review staff’s work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with our Financial Manager and Accounting Manager to improve financial procedures

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a Financial Controller, Accounting Supervisor, chief or senior accountant
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, like FreshBooks and QuickBooks
  • Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred

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