Peraton Corporation

  • Accountant

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2018 1:59 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are looking to fill a critical role for a Accountant for our Herndon, VA headquarters. Our company is currently experiencing rapid growth and we are seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join our accounting and finance team. The Senior Accountant position will work closely with the Senior Accounting Manager to manage the General Ledger and monthly closings.


    • Manage monthly close processes
    • Contribute to creating process efficiencies
    • Prepare monthly recurring and adjusting journal entries
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations with schedules/reports to support the account balances
    • Daily cash activity monitoring and reporting
    • Fixed asset tracking
    • New vendor set up
    • Ensure that accounting activities are in accordance with GAAP and established Company Procedures
    • Prepare ad-hoc financial reporting
    • Assist in managing audit request lists and providing requested documentation



    • Bachelor’s degree in Business with an Accounting concentration
    • 3+ years of General Ledger Accounting experience in government contracting industry
    • 3+ years of experience using Deltek CostPoint
    • 3+ years of experience using cost accounting principles, FAR, and effective internal controls


    • CPA License
    • Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with accounting and finance team members, operational staff, and external parties
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Package
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • Self-starter, team player, problem solver, and possess a high degree of integrity

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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