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Principle Accountant
Ref No.: 17-03771
Location: Sterling, Virginia
Principle Accountant 
Sterling, VA
3 Month Contract

Job Description
  • Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
  • Maintains or oversees the control of accounts and records in areas such as disbursements, expenses, and income.
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, and review and verify accuracy.
  • Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports.
  • Obtain supporting information for journal entries
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Reconcile general ledger account balances
  • Perform research to resolve issues when account balances do not reconcile
  • Create journal entry templates
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Coordinate account reconciliation activities across departments within the Accounting organization
  • Manage and record inter-company transaction activity
  • Assist in documenting processes and procedures for duties performed
  • Assist in preparation of recurring analytics
  • Adhere to policies and promote a strong control environment
  • Prepare or assist in preparation of various types of tax returns (sales and use, property, BPOL, etc.)
  • Support of data requests from various internal customers
  • Support special projects across finance as directed by the Director of Accounting or Controller.
  • Working knowledge of Deltek Costpoint
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office
  • Good communications skills, both written and verbal
  • 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Prior experience in a large company general ledger environment
  • Costpoint version 7.1
  • Government contracting
  • CPA preferred but not required.