Senior Accountant - Government Contracting

Creative Financial Staffing
Washington, DC
Aug 06, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Full Time
Senior Accountant / Government Contracting ABOUT THE COMPANY Our client is a leading organization with multiple entities and they're looking to hire a Senior Accountant on a contract to hire basis. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department. The company wants to bring someone on as soon as possible on a contract basis, but the position has the potential to become permanent if the candidate is the right fit. Pay while on contract basis is $30/hr. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT: Contract closeouts and financial reporting. Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts. Handle month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities. Closing out government awards / contracts. Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital. Handle various high volume account reconciliations. Prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position. Research old documents and communicate with internal and external parties. Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to monthly close process. Establish, modify, document, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures. EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE SENIOR ACCOUNTANT ROLE: BS in Finance or Accounting, or equivalent business experience Minimum of 5 years related business experience Government contracting experience required Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures Proven ability to meet daily and monthly deliverables Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team Proficiency with accounting software systems, a plus Please email resume for immediate consideration. Keywords: accounting, accountant, senior accountant, operations, finance, financial analysis, government, government contracting, contract closeout, government awards

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