Accounting Specialist The Accounting Specialist will provide accounting support to major financial accounting areas on behalf of our clients, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger accounting, and account reconciliation. This is a highly visible and important role within our organization, with significant client contact. Outgoing and engaging candidates strongly encouraged to apply. The position is primarily located in Ashburn, VA, however some local travel to client sites should be anticipated. The candidate in this position will be trained and should aspire to Accounting Manager and Controllership positions. Responsibilities: Provide timely and accurate payment processing by processing accounts payable for multiple clients Respond to client inquiries related to accounts payable. Prepare and process Payroll for multiple clients. Respond to client inquiries and process corrections for payroll as required. Prepare customer billing on behalf of multiple clients and monitor Accounts Receivable Aging, notifying clients when payments are past due. Assist in month end close procedures, including developing and maintaining reports and files on asset and liability account balances. Assist in the preparation of client budgets and forecasts as requested. Follow up on action items related to client service and collaborate to ensure accurate and timely services and reporting to clients. Firm Values: Personal relationships grounded in trust Spirit of collaboration Success through continual improvement Exceptional service and value Commitment to innovative solutions Qualifications: BS Accounting/Finance Detail and deadline-oriented self-starter. Fearless dedication to client service. Strong client communication and interface skills. Ability to interface with multiple clients daily, and exercise problem solving skills. 2-3 years' experience in accounting or related function. Knowledge of accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Proven, solid software skills and exposure to automated accounting systems.