Staff Accountant

Location: Fairfax, Virginia
Date Posted: 10-13-2017
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston and Richmond, Virginia and Birmingham, Alabama that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.


Title: Staff Accountant
Location: Fairfax

Responsibilities:
  • Lead semi-monthly payroll processing activities
  • Provides support for A/P and A/R activities
  • Generate assigned project billing monthly.
  • Support field work for financial and operational audits
  • Research and correct account discrepancies
  • Analyze and reconcile internal general ledger accounts
  • Maintain the general ledger chart of accounts
  • Help with the evaluation of internal controls
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Review general ledger accounts
  • Prepare adjusting and accrual journal entries
  • Post monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals
  • Complete other duties as assigned
 Required Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field with at least three (3) years of related professional working experience; preferably with a federal contractor company
  • Must have at least three (3) years of experience executing payroll activities for, at least, a mid-size company including payroll processing, federal/state/local tax filing & payment disbursement, 401K contributions, wage garnishments, etc.
  • Must possess the ability to analyze and resolve cost discrepancies
  • Must have working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Must be able to multi-task, establish priorities and organize efficiently
  • Must possess excellent writing, business communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel) and with accounting software is essential; JAMIS expertise preferred
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