Mid-level Staff Accountant

CAVU Advisors is an accounting outsourcing and strategic financial consulting firm whose mission is to deliver high value to our clients. Founded in the technology-rich Washington, D.C. area by former business owners and executives with real-world experience in growing and selling businesses, we apply innovative and proven methods to increase the value of our clients’ organizations in a cost-effective manner. We provide our clients with the level of care, energy and commitment required to meet their business objectives and maximize their market value.

The Opportunity

Mid-level Staff Accountant

Reports To

Director of Accounting Services

Client Engagements


Office Location

Reston, VA

Number of Direct Reports


An accounting consulting firm with multiple government contractor clients seeks a full time Staff Accountant with 3 to 5 years of hands-on, accounting operations experience to include “full-cycle” A/P, A/R-Billing, Job Cost Accounting, financial statements, bank reconciliations, and monthly closing.

The duties of this position include but are not limited to:
• Process accounts payable from invoice entry thru check-cutting
• A/R – billing of customer invoices and collection of customer payments
• Job Costing for government contracts
• Daily accounting for all cash deposits
• Monthly Bank Reconciliations
• Process payroll and entering payroll journal entry and update vacation balances
• General ledger account reconciliations
• Assist with preparing financials and updating forecast schedules
• Closing Process/Cycle
• Complex Financial Reporting
• Organize and maintain all vendor and accounting records
• Prepare and update spreadsheets weekly
• Research items; handle inquiries and information requests
• Monitors cash flow in accordance with client needs
• Responsible for meeting deliverables and client satisfaction for assigned clients
• Support assigned clients with cost-effective, accurate and compliant accounting services

Experience working for or with government contractors and Deltek, GCS Premier and Quickbooks is required. This position will be located in Reston, VA and is responsible for handling a significant volume of activity. This is a great opportunity for the highly motivated individual. We seek a results oriented, energetic person with superior accounting skills.

Qualified candidates will have the following characteristics:
• 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience required; proficiency with general ledger, job costing, GAAP compliance a must
• Highly organized. Tedious about record-keeping, file organization, etc.
• Able to handling competing deliverables with various levels of complexity.
• Excellent communication and customer service skills
• Extremely computer literate, strong MS Excel, MS Word skills are a must
• Understanding of Government contracting including Familiarity with the FAR and indirect rate structures
• Motivated – A self-starter with ability to multi-task, problem solves, and takes initiative
• Strong working knowledge of Deltek, GCS Premier and Quickbooks

Overall, candidates must be highly accurate, have superior written and oral communication skills and be extremely organized. We value our clients and this individual must offer great customer service. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including among others; medical, dental, vacation, and 401K.

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CAVU Advisors is an equal opportunity employer