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Jr. Staff Accountant

Location : Sterling, VA
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Category : Accounting/Auditing

Job Description :

Our client is seeking an Entry-Level Staff Accountant, (Perfect for a recent college graduate) to join the Accounting Team!  The Staff Accountant supports full-cycle accounting and finance duties primarily Accounts Payable and Travel & Expense reports, as well as additional support elements. They are looking for an individual with strong problem-solving skills, analytical and critical thinking capabilities coupled with strong attention to detail. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness. This position requires broad conceptual judgment, initiative, and ability to deal with accounting issues.


·         Process A/P records, pay bills and manage vendor roster

·         Prepare information for issuance of 1099s annually

·         Keep vendor files up to date, ensuring that all necessary supporting documentation has been submitted, and process approved bills and reimbursements

·         Collect credit card receipts, ensure proper authorization and reconcile the credit card statements

·         Provide support to employees in processing Expense Reimbursements

·         Assist with monthly contract Billings

·         Prepare bank deposits and enter Cash Receipts

·         Assist with semi-monthly payroll via ADP and maintenance of employee records within ADP and Deltek Cost Point system

·         Maintain fixed asset listing and depreciation entries

·         Maintain accounting files and records

Required Qualifications :

Required Qualifications:

·         Proven ability with data entry, excel spreadsheets, and aptitude with numbers

·         1-2 years (Perfect for a recent college graduate!)

·         Associates degree or higher (BA preferred) with a major/concentration in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience

·         Ability to multi-task and problem solve

·         Good communication skills and ability to coordinate with other departments.

·         Detail oriented and organized for the handling of multiple tasks

·         Requires strong computer skills

·         Strong people skills

Dependable and flexible to a fast-paced environment
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