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Senior Accountant

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.

Responsibilities

Perspecta is hiring for a Senior Accountant to join our accounting team in Chantilly, VA. The Senior Accountant will perform traditional general accounting functions such as payroll analysis, general ledger and month end closings. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports. Maintains or oversees the control of accounts and records in such areas as disbursements, expenses, benefits 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. Prepares financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close plan. Analyzes financial statements, and investigates and reports on variances. Prepares other corporate reporting requirements, such as benefit plan financials. Assists with preparations for the annual audit. Corresponds with other departments to ensure proper accounting for revenue, purchases and expenses. May design, modify, install, and/or maintain accounting systems to ensure an adequate recognition of financial transactions. Responsible for the adherence to and communication of accounting and auditing policies and procedures.

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree plus 8 to 10 years of related experience or Master's Degree plus 6 to 8 years of related experience is required
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of accounting experience is required
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required
  • Public Accounting experience is strongly preferred
  • Microsoft Access experience is strongly preferred
  • Government contracting industry experience is preferred
  • Month End General Ledger Accounting experience is preferred
  • Must be detail oriented and able to simultaneously address multiple high-profile priorities
  • Strong communication skills needed to interface with high-level customer representatives
  • Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Ability to provide guidance to accounting team members
  • Ability to publicly represent company with internal clients
  • Ability to use own judgment and initiative in problem resolution
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with FASB ASC Topic 718 (FAS 123R) is preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or CEP certification preferred

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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