Sr. Accounting Manager

5 days left

Fairfax, Virginia
Feb 03, 2023
Apr 01, 2023
Full Time
Senior Accounting Manager is considered part of the Finance & Accounting's Leadership Team. This position will supervise day to day operations of Accounting Functions (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll). This position is responsible for the effective performance of these functions. This role will work with operational managers and other teams within Accounting & Finance. Responsibilities will also include the implementation and development of various business systems such as ERP and other automation tools.

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.


  • Direct the management of the monthly closing of the financial systems (AP, AR), ensuring that all activities are executed in a timely manner and in accordance with accounting policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Maintain and/or develop internal accounting controls. Organize and communicate relevant accounting policies and procedures as needed. Ensure that accounting processes and operational functions are designed effectively to meet standard internal and GAAP controls and are implemented and consistently performed for all related activities.
  • Provide day to day leadership and supervision to team of Accounts Payable and Receivable, and Payroll operations.
  • Coordinate the implementation of upcoming ERP platform as it relates to the above functions.
  • Work closely with the ERP team in adoption of new ERP system and improve business capabilities and processes related to above functions.
  • Coordinate AP and AR automation and development of other workflow tools that are aligned with Company strategic goals.
  • Direct and manage departmental staff through goal setting, guidance and coaching. Prioritize and assign departmental goals and projects; and provide developmental opportunities.
  • Evaluate, design and develop staff skill sets as required in current and future technology.
  • Recruit, identify, develop, and retain talent that delivers performance excellence.
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions.
  • Operate with the highest level of conduct, integrity, and confidentiality, setting the example for leaders and associates.
  • Develop and nurture strong cross functional partnerships, driving business results and inspiring a culture of transparency, collaboration, and accountability.

Required Skills & Required Experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or relevant field

  • 10 + years minimum relevant work experience, 5 years management experience Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity of Federal Government Regulations preferred.
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies, re-engineer processes, prepare an action plan, and execute
  • Strong attention to detail and a passion for digging into processes to better understand them and communicate the big picture
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions.
  • Passionate about mentoring and effectively develop staff.
  • Passionate about business excellence and continuous improvement in processes.
  • Proficiency and aptitude for applicable software (Microsoft Office; Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Dayforce and Vantagepoint a plus.

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*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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