• General Ledger Accountant

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington DC- Headquarters
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2018 9:06 AM)
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  • About Us

    Since 2001, Dexis has provided innovative management solutions for a secure and prosperous world.   In the last three years alone, Dexis has worked in 90 countries supporting critical missions of agencies in the global development and security assistance space.  With triple digit growth in recent years, Dexis was ranked in the top 10 consulting firms by funding at the US Agency for International Development in FY16 and FY17.  Dexis was also among the highest rated employers on Glassdoor, where many of its 250-plus employees cited a people-centered leadership and culture as the main drivers to its success.  


    Dexis is seeking an experienced, customer service oriented, collaborative, and problem solving General Ledger Accountant to join a diverse team of like-minded professionals in support of a growing consulting firm based in Washington DC.


    • Performs monthly bank reconciliation
    • Performs ongoing reconciliations between subsidiary accounting ledgers
    • Analyze and review monthly GL activity and reconcile to bank statements
    • Perform month-end account closing activities and reconciliations 
    • Prepare journal entries for accruals, fixed asset depreciation, and variances
    • Generate monthly corporate financial reports including: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Bank Borrowing Base, Aging A/R, and Open A/P and present to Accounting Manager and Deputy CFO for review and approval
    • Performs accounting analysis for accruals, A/P, A/R, fixed assets, etc.
    • Review and approve reconciliations not personally prepared
    • Acts as a liaison with Audit companies/USG Audit Agencies on various audits
    • Assists Accounting Manager with:
      • Incurred Costs Submissions preparations.
      • Submission of company’s tax returns.
    • Maintains applicable Modules in Deltek GCS/Costpoint accounting software package(s) to ensure efficient/accurate financial tracking and reporting.
    • Plays active role in future upgrades to accounting and reporting packages
    • Maintain master listing of general ledger account reconciliations
    • Assist Accounting Manager in running various analyses
    • Maintain policies & procedures manual related to the areas of responsibility and communicates updates to staff
    • Advises Accounting Manager on operational efficiency
    • Train accounting staff including cross-training
    • Review and provide financial approval for the tier 1 online-AP requests
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned


    • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance with a minimum of 3 years of accounting or finance experience
    • Experience using multiple accounting systems including (or similar to) Deltek GCS, Costpoint, CER preferred
    • Knowledge of US Government Contract accounting preferred
    • Experience in supervisory role desired
    • A CPA is preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to show initiative, solve problems, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and remain calm under pressure
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize and develop time lines and schedules
    • Strong customer service orientation and communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management with varying degrees of financial knowledge
    • Excellent organization skills and the ability to handle multiple, competing tasks simultaneously


    Dexis is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the US Armed Forces.


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