Staff Accountant

Employer
HireStrategy
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
HireStrategy is looking for a Staff Accountant for their client in Reston, VA! Maintain financial records for company by analyzing balance sheet and income statement accounts. Reconcile bank accounts via downloads from external data sources. Create journal entries and once approved post to the accounting system. Maintain general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable and control accounts; adjusting entries for amortizations and prepaids; analyzing and reconciling liability and accounts payable ledgers; Prepare fixed asset depreciation and accruals. Maintain additional account detail and analysis in accordance with other departmental needs. Follow policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements. Provide financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects. Aid with the preparation of sales, use, and gross receipts taxes calculations and filings. Post entries to the books accordingly. Assist with annual financial and bank audits. Communication with various tax agencies. Aid customers with general billing questions. Work closely with others in the department. Special projects as assigned 2-5 years of accounting experience Accounting degree (or equivalent course work) preferred General knowledge of GAAP and accounting and financial reporting principals Excellent Excel skills and technology savvy Use of Power Point and Word Deadline oriented with a strong attention to detail Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with employees at all levels as well as customers, vendors and other external stakeholders