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Principal Accountant - TS/SCI with Poly required! in Reston at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

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Job Description

Performs tasks in general or specialized accounting functions in Accounting or Financial Services.

1. Prepares, analyzes, reviews, verifies, and reconciles vouchers, journal entries, accounting classifications, and various other accounting/financial statements, records, and reports.

2. Establishes and maintains accurate, detailed financial records.

3. Analyzes financial reports and records, and makes recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.

4. Participates in the development of accounting systems, methods, procedures, and controls.

5. Coordinates accounting matters with other departments, locations, and business units.

6. Produces complex financial reports for bid and proposal projects, identifying variance for costs versus funding.

7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced Accounting staff, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

8. Maintains current knowledge of relevant accounting regulations, policies, and procedures.

9. Participates in audits and special projects as required.

Job Requirements

8-10 years of related accounting experience.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation preferred

Tax preparation experience desired

Exposure to international accounting standards or international accounting preferred

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.