Randstad Senior Accountant in Fairfax, Virginia

Senior Accountant

job details:

  • location:Fairfax, VA

  • salary:$85,000 - $95,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, March 9, 2018

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:424935

  • questions:703-288-0700.

job description


Busy season is just about over so if you are thinking about making the move from public accounting and into the private sector now is the time to get a jump on the competition. If you are a CPA with 3-6 yrs working in public accounting and you have some exposure to the real estate industry, this could be just what you are looking for. This position reports to a former Big 4 manager who wants to build a new team in this large, privately held, real estate company. We are seeking a Senior Accountant with strong attention to detail and can-do attitude to help grow this division. The successful candidate will exhibit good understanding of GAAP and take ownership of general accounting responsibilities including but not limited to reconciling account balances, maintaining general ledger, month-end close procedures and other state/local tax filing requirements. This position will report to the division controller.


  • Assist with monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting close processes

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Update and document accounting processes and policies

  • Research and resolve accounting discrepancies

  • Assist with state and local tax filing requirements

  • Assist with budgets, forecast and analysis as required


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA/Candidate required

  • Strong understanding of GAAP

  • Combination of public accounting and real estate industry experience (3-6 yrs)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft excel

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills