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Senior Accounting Consultant 16471082

Tysons Corner, VA
Title: Senior Accounting Consultant
Compensation: 90K – 105K
Environment: Hybrid - Tyson’s Corner, VA  

Industry: Government Contracts 

Our client, a Government Contracting firm in Tyson’s Corner, VA, is seeking an experienced and strategic Senior Accounting Consultant to help maintain financial integrity and support the organization's mission. This key role will assist in all aspects of accounting operations supporting DoD clients of the firm, including budgeting, general ledger preparation, compliance, grants, cost accounting, and audit readiness.

Senior Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Review and post AP, credit card and expense report entries completed by a staff accountant.
  • Develop customer invoices – fixed price, cost plus and T&M as well as back-up.
  • Review any customer invoices assigned to the staff accountant (normally they would be the easier fixed price invoices)
  • Review staff developed bank reconciliations.
  • Develop monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Reconcile payroll to the accounting system.
  • Set up new projects, mods, etc. Update for new hires, terms. Ensure the proper rates are in the accounting system for billing.
  • Set up charge codes for client personnel to charge work.
  • Prepare month-end adjusting journal entries – depreciation, prepaid expenses, accrued expenses, etc.
  • Develop the monthly financial package – balance sheet, profit and loss statement, AP aging, AR aging and statement of indirect expense (SIE)
  • Review financial package numbers for unusual variances.

Senior Accountant Requirements:
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of basic GAAP accounting principles.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (This is a client facing role)
  • At least 5 years direct experience in general accounting, reporting, and managing the close process.  
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in accounting (or similar field)
  • 3+ years of Costpoint or Unanet experience preferred.
  • Understanding of DCAA, GSA and FAR as it relates to accounting.

Cordia by Cherry Bekaert: Is a leading national recruiting and staffing firm that is part of the Advisory services of Cherry Bekaert. Headquartered in the Washington, DC area we focus on building strong relationships with employers and job seekers, like you, because we care about opening new doors to career opportunities and helping our clients grow. Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert supports diversity, inclusivity, and belonging in their hiring practices. All qualified employees are encouraged to apply regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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