Staff Accountant

Sestra Systems - Sterling, VA

Our company is currently experiencing rapid growth and we are seeking an experienced Staff Accountant to join our accounting and finance team. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of monthly financial statements, managing accounts receivable & payable and other duties as assigned. The successful candidate will be detailed oriented and willing to roll up their sleeves.

Manage A/R & A/P process to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry
Payroll processing and HR management
Prepare accounting related entries
Follow our company’s established accounting processes
Perform monthly bank reconciliations
Make recommendations for and implement process improvements
Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts
Provide other administrative support as assigned

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required
1-2+ years’ experience in accounting or related field
General computer aptitude. Proficient in Word, Excel & Quickbooks. Expensify experience a plus.
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports
Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships