Staff Accountant

Location: Mclean, VA, United States
Date Posted: 07-10-2017

The Staff Accountant will conduct a variety of tasks within the Accounting and Payroll team.  Work closely with Controller during month end to insure accuracy of accounts and backup documentation. Maintain Worker’s comp spreadsheet for yearly audits.

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of financial and accounting software
  • Proficiency with MS Suite
  • Experience in Deltek Time & Expense highly desired
  • Change management experience, including ability to operate constructively in a changing environment, deal effectively with conflict, multiple priorities and new assignment and able to multi-task
  • Strong presentation skills and experience in presenting to large groups
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think strategically and independently
  • Must possess analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to prioritize and handle multiple priorities
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance
  • Process all A/P invoices
  • Enter and edit A/P vouchers
  • Print A/P checks and prepare for mailing
  • Assist Payroll Supervisor and fill in when needed
  • Conduct Time & Expense training for all new hires
  • Utilize and maintain spreadsheets to include but not limited to: prepaid expenses, prepaid insurance, medical insurance, etc.
  • Prepare billing invoices for customers
  • Balance vendor statements
  • Prepare journal entries for discounts, prepaid expense, prepaid insurance, W/C premium adjustments, bonus accruals, etc.
  • Research invoice discrepancies
  • Maintain and balance general ledger accounts
  • Produce AR invoices and call on past due receivables
  • Other duties as assigned
Physical Demands & Work Environment
  • Work is performed in an office setting
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see
  • May occasionally be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 25 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
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