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Staff Accountant 16471257

Tysons, VA
Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert is partnered with a $10M government contractor who is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis.

Title: Staff Accountant
Location: Hybrid - DC, Virginia metro area
Conversion Salary: $70,000 - $85,000
Job Type: Contract to hire

Overview
Performs traditional general accounting functions such as general ledger, reconciliations, journal entries, Ad-hoc analysis, month end closings, and assist with preparation of financials reporting. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Assists with preparations for the annual audit. Corresponds with other departments to ensure proper accounting for revenue, expense, payroll, accounts payables, account receivables and cash. Responsible for the adherence to and communication of accounting and auditing policies and procedures.

Responsibilities
This position is responsible for supporting the Senior Corporate Accountant in ensuring accounting is completed in accordance with US GAAP. This position also assists in internal and external audits and financial reporting support. This is a growing company, and this role will have the ability to grow with the organizations and help modify and design controls and processes for a transitioning organization.  This role will report to the Senior Corporate Accountant and support the broader corporate accounting team and Controller organization
  • Prepares and posts journal entries for company accounts ensuring information is accurate and up to date. Identifies and escalates problems as appropriate.
  • Reconciles balance sheet and income statement accounts to general ledger; Identifies and escalates problems or discrepancies to gain further understand and determines appropriate course of action. Prepare bank reconciliation's, journal entries, and expense analyses.
  • Develops spreadsheets for account analysis and journal entries in order to maintain records in an organized and standardized manner.
  • Prepare logical and accurate analyses and documentation supporting journal entries and any other accounting records
  • Prepare Monthly schedules and entries for fixed assets, prepaids, accrual, and cash
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statement schedules
  • Assist with the annual and interim financial audit requests
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting - Required
  • 1-3 years In Accounting or related field- Required
  • Certified Public Accountant- Preferred
  • 1-3 years Journal entry preparation- Preferred

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