Icon hamburger

Create Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
No Thanks
What job do you want?

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

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.
Senior Accountant at Robert Half

Senior Accountant

Robert Half Washington, DC Full-Time
$80,000.00 - $100,000.00 / year
Apply Now

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Ref ID: 04510-0011613962

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: $80000.00 to $100000.00 yearly

My client, a stable but growing $70-$100MM government contractor, is seeking a new senior accountant. Located in Washington, DC this role will report directly to the Controller.

The Controller is a great manager with strong experience and a desire to mentor and help the right candidate grow.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Support the controller in supervising the output and accuracy of the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts receivable, general ledger accounts, payroll, and taxes
• Assist in all month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities including journal entry posting, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate expense allocation.
• Prepare and provide supporting schedules and reconciliations of balance sheet account reconciliations, including bank account reconciliations.
• Post select bank transactions to the general ledger and/or Deltek cash receipts module on a weekly basis.
• Work closely with team members in ensuring all payroll activities conform to applicable guidelines, laws and policies
• Support CostPoint maintenance including but not limited to:GL account set-up, project set-up and employee set-up
• Interface with government and external auditors on a regular basis; assist with quarterly and year-end financial audit activities and the annual corporate financial controls audit.
• Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
• Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.

If you are interested, please send your resume in confidence to Cesario Brooks: [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Senior Accountant
• 3+years of accounting experience
• BS in Accounting or Finance
• Experience as a team lead or supervisor
• Deltek Cospoint 7 or better
• ADP Workforce
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
• Thorough knowledge of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
• Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Hands-on style and the ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-moving company with a wide variety of strategic initiatives
• Strong critical thinking skills required to solve complex problems and recommend solutions

If you are interested, please send your resume in confidence to Cesario Brooks: [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Senior Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

Contact your local office at

or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/finance to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Senior Accountant.

Recommended skills

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
General Ledger
Balance Sheet
Accounts Receivable
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

Job ID: 04510-0011613962

Careerbuilder TIP

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.