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Senior Accountant (Corp160)

Company: Research Innovations Inc
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Research Innovations, Inc. (RII) is breaking through the big, slow, status quo with transformative technology that fundamentally changes and improves the world. We develop cutting-edge software for all levels of the government and military. We use agile development practices and user-centered design to create innovative software solutions for complex real-world problems. RII is looking for a committed Senior Accountant to join our growing Finance & Accounting team. The Senior Accountant will support the General Ledger team in its monthly activities focused on month-end close and financial reporting. The candidate will be working with the project finance and FP&A teams and will be responsible for booking various monthly journal entries, monitor accounts payables, billings, payroll, balance sheet reconciliations, and conduct monthly financial analysis and reporting. The ideal candidate will be eager to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment. They will be motivated to optimize every process they touch and partner with stakeholders up and down stream on continuous improvements.This position requires the ability to obtain a US Secret Security Clearance. A current active clearance is not required.WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Perform General Ledger responsibilities which include preparing Journal entries and related supporting documentation in accordance with best accounting practices and RII policies and procedures
  • Reconcile semi-monthly labor and payroll calculation in coordination with Human Resources, and Professional Employment Organization
  • Coordinate accounts payable activities by ensuring proper charge codes and timely AP payments, in coordination with program controllers, and resolving vendor inquiries
  • Review expense reports and Purchase Card activities for timely submissions and proper coding; assisting employees across the company with charge code issues and approvals
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations and resolve reconciling items on a timely basis and in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for monthly billing cycle for all contract types including submission to client portals and facilitating communication with finance team
  • Support various financial and tax audits or reviews by preparing deliverables and responding to inquiries and resolving issues
  • Assist with the development, documentation, implementation, and update of key processes and procedures to ensure compliance with the Company policies and procedures
  • Assist the Accounting Manager with various projects as assigned and complete various analysis and ad hoc support
  • As a Senior Accountant, you will participate in accounting projects and related matters with the Accounting Manager, Program Controllers and Financial Planning and Analysis team
  • Assist with technical accounting research around equity, leases, and revenue recognition activitiesWHAT YOU HAVE DONE
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business/Finance related field
    • 5+ years of experience in accounting or public accounting/auditing
    • Experience with prevalent industry tools including Unanet is required
    • Experience in the government contracting industry including cost accounting practices
    • Experience with various contract types (Fixed Price, Cost Plus, and T&M) preferred
    • Detail oriented and strong documentation skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks
    • Strong Excel skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work in an ambiguous environment with multiple initiatives and changing priorities
    • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP requirementsAt RII, we believe that diversity in our workforce is critical to our success. We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes us stronger. We work to help your intellectual passions and creativity thrive. It's one of our core values: Let your geek flag fly.We also offer all employees comprehensive benefits including: flexible work schedules, health insurance coverage, paid time off, 401k with a company match, paid parental leave, access to wellness programs and much more. You get this all from day one, and all paid for by RII.It's all part of another of our core values: Stay human. It's why our comfortable and colorful offices such as our headquarters, include a community game room, pantry, massage chair, and an escape room, among other amenities. It's why we have community managers and regular community events.It's also why, during the current pandemic, most of us aren't actually in our lovely office. We're all working fully remote where possible, with safety controls for those who do have to be on site. RII is committed to not overwhelming our healthcare system, preventing infection for those most at risk, reducing the impact on our communities, and keeping our employees working.Research Innovations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.#LI-BA1

Keywords: Research Innovations Inc, Alexandria , Senior Accountant (Corp160), Accounting, Auditing , Alexandria, Virginia

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