Accountant
Job Description

Accountant Job Description

Accountant Job Overview

An accountant maintains a company's financial information. They analyze financial data and financial records for accuracy and use accounting software to prepare financial statements and financial reports. An accountant may work for a company as an individual or as a part of a public accounting firm.

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Accountant Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled accountant to play a key role on our growing team. You’ll be responsible for recording all our financial transactions including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments, and posting information to accounting journals and QuickBooks. The ideal candidate is a strong team player, detail-oriented, and highly organized. If this sounds like work you’ll love, we’re waiting eagerly for your application!

Location

Ashburn, VA

Accountant Responsibilities

  • Bookkeeping: Enter data, maintain records and produce financial reports
  • Prepare all financial statements and bank reconciliations
  • Record day-to-day financial transactions and complete the posting process
  • Verify that transactions are recorded in the correct daybook, suppliers ledger, customer ledger, and general ledger
  • Process accounts receivable and accounts payable in a timely manner
  • Manage payroll duties to ensure employees are paid on time

Accountant Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 2+ years of work experience at an accounting firm or as a bookkeeper, cost accountant, management accountant, or similar position
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with Excel, QuickBooks, and basic accounting systems
  • Excellent time management, problem-solving, and communication skills

Accountant Compensation

$54,558 (National Average)

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