Accounting Lead

Fairfax, Virginia
Jun 07, 2022
Sep 08, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry has an immediately available career opportunity for a Accounting Lead in our corporate offices in Fairfax, Virginia.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Prepares and analyzes business unit s and company financial statements . Improve financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; preparing standard and custom financial reports; and recommending actions to management and staff
  • Prepares monthly journal entries and month end closing reporting
  • Records and dispose of fixed assets, record and track of construction in progress, and prepares monthly reconciliations of the fixed asset subsidiary ledger and construction in progress tracking schedule to the general ledger
  • Prepare audit schedules related to fixed assets and assist auditors with fixed asset inquiries.
  • Performs and reviews detailed account analysis / reconciliations to ensure appropriate accounting for transactions and account balances
  • Assists with the internal and external audits as needed
  • Performs special projects as needed and provide support to the accounting team
  • Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Evaluate processes and reports to drive efficiencies and support automation efforts
  • Analyzes the opportunity for implementing technology solutions by quantifying potential savings and value addition
  • Participates in the development, modification, and review of accounting systems, reporting methods, and controls.
  • Collaborating with other functions effectively to create enhanced reporting and analysis
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
  • Capable of multi-tasking and good time management so all deadlines are met

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • CPA preferred, but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Experience with MS Power BI would be a plus
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organizational skills and ability to move fluidly in a fast paced environment
  • Strong work ethic, task-oriented, reliable, with ability to work both independently and as part of a team

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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