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Junior Accountant

Arlington, VA

The Accountant is an entry-level is responsible for various general ledger activities including reconciliations, preparation of entries, and support to the month-end close.  In addition, s/he will help managing the payroll. This position is based in Arlington (VA) and reports to the Chief Financial Officer, based in Brussels (Belgium).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information;
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies;
  • Maintains general ledger by transferring subsidiary accounts; preparing a trial balance; reconciling entries;
  • Summarizes financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements;
  • Responsible for legal deadlines, full monthly closing and preparation of year-end closing;
  • Help drive compliance with state and federal statutory filing requirements
  • Completing regular (quarterly and annual) tax reports;
  • Manages receivables and actively collects cash from clients.
  • Contribute towards internal controls, timely processing of staff payroll, and tax compliance
  • Reconcile all payroll related accounts to general ledger processing journal entries as necessary
  • Provide for month-end, calendar year-end and fiscal year end reconciliations and journals

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting or similar field of study from an accredited university required
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in general accounting
  • Understanding of payroll requirements and processing is required
  • Experience with ADP or similar preferred
  • Computer proficiency: MS Office, experience with ERP software is a plus
  • Strong experience putting together reports and using Excel

Résumés should be sent to, ref: Accountant. This is a full-time position in our metropolitan Washington, DC office and only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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