Senior Staff Accountant

Senior Staff Accountant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our team.


  • Apply a working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations; verify documents for completeness and compliance with government and private agencies;
  • Ensuring all accounting procedures, records, and reports conform to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP);
  • Reconcile and monitor various general ledger accounts such as clearing accounts, accrued income and accrued liability balances;
  • Maintain daily posting and reconciliation of general ledger accounts pertaining to credit card transactions (PSCU);
  • Prepare schedules and file regulatory report FR 2900 on a weekly basis;
  • Produce weekly and monthly A/R aging reports for distribution;
  • Oversees the revenue cycle process, as it relates to accounting, including executing a firm grip on accounts receivables;
  • Perform ad hoc analysis around current and future projects;
  • Monthly invoice preparation for Customer Contracts, Cost Plus, T&M, and FFP;
  • Assist the Director of Accounting with monthly close reconciliations and reporting;
  • Accounting – Daily Review and record supplier, credit card and employee expenses;
  • Sending and collecting customer invoices and working with key internal stakeholders to manage A/R;
  • Assist in month end close process by preparing various account reconciliations, including cash, fixed assets, prepaid expenses, and deposits\
  • Research and respond to cash receipt related inquiries from project teams;
  • Assist the controller with month-end close.


  • Plan and organize work, meet schedules and deadlines;
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Work, Outlook, and 1 or more accounting systems;
  • Support Accounting team management with special projects and workflow process improvements as assigned;
  • Complete monthly accounting and general ledger activities for certain subsidiaries;
  • A minimum of 5-7 year’s experience working in a finance role;
  • Ability to navigate, escalate, and lead accounting efforts as necessary;
  • Prior use of accounting software, G-suite products, and Excel;
  • CPA;
  • CPA Certification;
  • Ability to work individually and with other team members with minimum supervision;
  • Workpapers for all BS accts (GAAP Basics, cut-off, stock entries, depreciation, accruals);
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Software Skills: Intermediate level Sage Intacct preferred; Microsoft Office (intermediate Word and Excel);
  • Timely entry and payments for A/P & A/R (heavy volume).