Icon hamburger
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.

Accounting Associate

PrideStaff Reston, VA Full-Time
Apply Now

Accounting Associate

Are you looking to join a dynamic organization? Are you a self-motivated individual who wants to showcase your bookkeeping and accounting skills? If so, we need to talk.

Our client is actively looking for a detail-oriented and professional Accounting Associate to join their team in Reston, VA. The Accounting Associate will provide hands-on accounting support to ensure an efficient and successful accounting function. This position requires 3-4 years of experience combined with demonstrated experience in GAAP, QuickBooks, and financial analysis tasks. This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) with excellent benefits (e.g., health, dental, vision, and paid time off).

What you will do: Accounting Associate

  • Prepare financial reports, statements, and documents in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Continually analyze, research and identify accounting, workflow, and productivity technology and tools to increase accounting and technical proficiency of self, others, and company.
  • Process accounts payables and receivables including coding and entering vendor and expense invoices, compiling supporting documentation, and recording bank deposits.
  • Download statements and reconcile bank, credit card and loan accounts each month.
  • Prepare journal entries for accounts, fixed assets and depreciation. Ensure that vendor detail is complete and accurate for year-end 1099 filings.
  • Run monthly trial balance to verify that general ledger accounts are in balance. Analyze the trial balance and make any necessary adjusting journal entries to correct discrepancies.
  • Ensure that external documentation submissions and filings are accurate and timely.
  • Provide direction and assistance regarding accounting and budgeting policies and procedures and efficient control and utilization of financial resources.
  • Identify expense reductions and present solutions to management.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

What you bring: Accounting Associate

  • 3-4 years of full-bookkeeping experience responsible accounting or full charge bookkeeping experience related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and journal entries through trial balance, including general ledger reconciliation.
  • Demonstrated expertise with GAAP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner.
  • Strong proficiency in QuickBooks, Word, and Excel. Experience with QuickBooks Online, Bill.com, and any other workflow and accounting applications a plus.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with a proven ability to troubleshoot and improve business processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional presence to work effectively with the team.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a keen sense of focus on producing high-quality deliverables.
  • Strong organizational planning skills with a high sense of urgency in meeting deadlines.
  • Flexible and able to multitask; can work within a fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions.
  • Strong organizational planning skills with a high sense of urgency in meeting deadlines.
  • Able to perform assigned duties with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with consulting business and/or small business preferred.

Skills required

Accounts Receivable
Accounts Payable


About the company

Salary Estimator

Based on Job Title, Location and Skills
Below Avg. Average Above Avg.
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply Now

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

In 1978, George Rogers had a vision, a dream to create a new type of staffing organization—one that offered the resources and expertise of a national firm with the spirit, dedication and personal service of smaller, entrepreneurial firms. The result is PrideStaff, a national staffing organization delivering innovative solutions to the challenges employers face every day. Through a combination of strong leadership at the national and local level, PrideStaff has consistently delivered exceptional service to our clients and field associates. Over our 25 plus year history, our model has been highly successful. Year after year, our growth has consistently outpaced the growth of the staffing industry.

View the full profile