Staff Accountant

Date Posted: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 12:51:55
Salary: -
Tysons Corner, VA 22182

Job Description

Centre Law & Consulting ( is an established Professional Services firm, delivering services to commercial and federal clients in the areas of legal services, federal contracting, and training and consulting services for both government and industry clients.

Centre Law & Consulting is seeking an experienced Staff Accountant. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of hands-on, accounting operations experience to include “full-cycle" A/P, A/R-Billing, Job Cost Accounting, financial statements, bank reconciliations, and monthly closing. The successful candidate must have working knowledge of the Unanet accounting system and ADP’s Workforce Now and Payroll processing

The duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Process accounts payable from invoice entry thru check-cutting
  • A/R - billing of customer invoices and collection of customer payments
  • Job Costing for government contracts
  • Daily accounting for all cash deposits
  • Monthly Bank Reconciliations
  • Process payroll and entering payroll journal entry and update vacation balances
  • General ledger account reconciliations
  • Assist with preparing financials and updating forecast schedules
  • Closing Process/Cycle
  • Mastering budgeting and forecasting process including identifying areas of concern (e.g. indirect tab; variances)
  • Financial Reporting, as needed
  • Working knowledge of indirect rates and basic pricing skills
  • Organize and maintain all vendor and accounting records
  • Prepare and update spreadsheets weekly
  • Research items; handle inquiries and information requests
  • Monitors cash flow in accordance with client needs
  • Responsible for meeting deliverables and client satisfaction for assigned clients
  • Support assigned clients with cost-effective, accurate and compliant accounting services
  • Assist with training of Junior Accountants, as needed

Experience working for or with government contractors and Unanet is required. This position is located in Tysons, VA and is responsible for handling a significant volume of activity. This is a great opportunity for the highly motivated individual. We seek a results-oriented, energetic person with superior accounting skills. This position reports to the Director of Finance.

Qualified candidates will have the following characteristics:

  • 5 years of progressive accounting experience required; proficiency with general ledger, job costing, GAAP compliance a must
  • Highly organized. Tedious about record-keeping, file organization, etc.
  • Able to handle competing deliverables with various levels of complexity.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Extremely computer literate, strong MS Excel, MS Word skills are a must
  • Understanding of Government contracting including Familiarity with the FAR and indirect rate structures
  • Motivated – A self-starter with ability to multi-task, problem solves, and takes initiative
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting software

Overall, candidates must be highly accurate, have superior written and oral communication skills and be extremely organized.

Centre Law & Consulting is an equal opportunity employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Our team is currently working from home.


  • accounting: 5 years (Required)
  • Government Contracting: 2 years (Required)
  • Unanet: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Tysons Corner, VA 22182 (Required)

Job Duties:

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Expense reports
  • Payroll

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes

Additional Duties:

  • Account reconciliation
  • Invoice processing

Company's website:


Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19
Process payroll and entering payroll journal entry and update vacation balances. Experience working for or with government contractors and Unanet is required*. Process accounts payable from invoice entry thru check-cutting. Daily accounting for all cash deposits....

Company : Centre Law & Consulting

Job Title : Staff Accountant

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