Staff Accountant

Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 11-12-2018
Job # 11588316
An Alexandria based government contractor is seeking a Staff Accountant. Reporting directly to the CFO, the Staff Accountant will support the AP and AR function as well as the GL down the line. The ideal candidate will be ambitious, independent, and looking for a new growth opportunity. 

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the employee expense report process, verify that the billed amounts are authorized for payment, and issue payments to recipients on scheduled payment dates
  • Account for and track product receivables, including outstanding invoices and any required collection actions
  • Track, post and process vendor payments
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Monthly reconciliation of corporate purchasing card
  • Reporting and analysis of aging and balance sheet
  • Assist senior finance team in the preparation of monthly/yearly closing
  • Continue enhancement of the overall A/R and A/P process
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Proven working experience (1-3 years) as a general accountant including billing and A/P
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and corporate finance principles and procedures
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