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Robert Half International Sr. Accountant in LEXINGTON PARK, Maryland


My client is a dynamic, growing Government Contractor in Southern Maryland, currently searching for a Senior Accountant to join their high performing team. The Senior Accountant will report to the Director of Accounting, with significant exposure to the CFO and senior leadership of the organization. This is a newly created role due to growth of the company and an expanding need to increase the talent within the CFO's organization. The Senior Accountant will be responsible for regular GL maintenance and month-end close procedures, as well as project-based work as assigned by the CFO.

Responsibilities include:

Preparing the consolidated financial statements on a monthly basis

Monitoring costs and associated reporting

Support/overview of cyclical accounting functions. including journal entries

Ownership of Accounts Receivable function and forecasting collections/cash flow

Ad hoc reporting and consolidation of financial reporting by management request

Support external audits, including DCAA audits

Continually assess and improve internal processes


  • Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

  • Month end closings experience highly desired

  • Adeptness in Consolidated Financial Statements

  • Costpoint experience desired, any ERP experience required

  • General familiarity with Annual External Audit

  • General ledger experience

  • DCAA experience

  • Foundational knowledge in CPA

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial statement preparation

  • Practical knowledge of Month-end Journal Entries

  • Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

  • Experience working in a dynamic and changing company environment a plus

  • Prior work done in public accounting is desired

  • Familiarity with corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems required

  • Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

  • BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

  • 2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

  • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

  • Skilled at time management

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