Senior Accountant

Herndon, VA
Aug 09, 2022
Aug 13, 2022
Accountant, Finance
Full Time
Job Summary/Company:

Sparks Group in collaboration with a high-performance software company, is searching for a proactive and driven Senior Accountant. The Accountant will be responsible for all accounting functions such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, expense reports, general ledger reconciliations and month end closings. They will perform ad hoc reporting for executive management and will provide support for internal and external audits. The ideal candidate will have established and demonstrable strengths in accounting and finance, with knowledge of US GAAP. If you are looking for the next step in your career, apply now!


  • Prepare and analyze journal entries, income statements, balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports on a regular basis
  • Perform financial forecasting
  • Process and record cash receipts, deposits and support all A/P and A/R functions
  • Oversee, monitor, and improve accounting procedures, internal controls and database management
  • Assist with monthly and year-end closing including annual financial audit and creating audit work schedules
  • Prepare periodic expense report summaries for management to review
  • Correspond with internal teams to ensure proper accounting for revenue, purchases and expenses
  • Regularly perform reconciliations of all accounts, check for discrepancies and resolve as needed
  • Apply knowledge of laws and regulations and ensure compliance to regulations, policies and procedures
  • Support multiple projects, identify opportunities, and carry out ad hoc tasks

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Position requires U.S Citizenship
  • Active Top Secret required
  • Active CPA or working towards CPA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in full cycle accounting or government contracting arena
  • Experience with complex, government support accounting and licensing accounting
  • Proficiency with Deltek, Cost point and Microsoft Office tools; advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to work collaboratively with teams
  • Detail and process oriented; ability to work on multiple deadlines driven projects


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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