Position: Staff Accountant
Location: Silver Spring, MD 20910
Type: Full-Time Position
Compensation: Salaried; Full Benefits
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for full-cycle accounts payable and payroll .
Accounts payable processing, verification, reporting vendors' source documentation, travel vouchers, consultants/subcontractors documentation, and all other requests for payments utilizing sound accounting practices and procedures.
Responsible for full-cycle bi-weekly payroll from journal entries to processing.
Process and manage employee files, including, new hire, termination, payroll changes, garnishments, expense accounts, etc.
Upload and download payroll data to third party payroll processor.
Prepare and reconcile all general ledger payroll entries and balance sheets.
Maintain all source documentation such as vendor invoices, purchase orders, receiving reports, and check copies in voucher files that provide support and verification of transactions completed.
Participate with month-end process.
Assemble separately and assign proper general ledger codes, and review those purchase order documents for fixed asset capitalization and depreciation in accordance with established company policy.
Verify and prepare for entry into the Accounts Payable applications module: vendor invoices, travel vouchers, employee reimbursements, and other requests for payment which are substantiated by purchase orders, receiving reports, or other miscellaneous expense documents in accordance with company accounting policies and procedures.
Determine and assign proper general ledger and project number codes to all invoices and other requests for payment.
Verify the accuracy of accounts payable data and make any necessary corrections and adjustments. Handle all vendor discrepancies and reconciles vendor statements.
Maintain automated vendor files by adding new vendors, deleting inactive vendor records and modifying existing record information.
Enter accounts payable data into automated module within required time frame for scheduled payments.
Run weekly and first of the month check process.
Reconcile monthly the accounts payable general ledger accounts to outstanding accounts payable listings and other account reconciliation as needed.
Research and respond to employees and management regarding all payroll issues, questions, or special requests in a timely manner.
Assist in annual audit and prepare payroll related schedules.
Prepare and manage all payroll related and ad hoc reports.
Prepares, analyzes, and implements payroll transactions such as payments of hours worked, personal time off, employee benefits, application of benefit deductions.
Prepares and/or analyzes periodic payroll reports, payroll schedules, and payroll related journal entries using established policies, procedures, and guidelines.
Monitors federal, state and local taxes, Social Security contributions, employee benefit contributions, garnishments, and other deductions to ensure accuracy of individual pay.
Analyzes payroll reports, statements, records and making recommendations to improve payroll process.
Prepares and/or reviews the accuracy of payroll related journal entries and performs account reconciliation and analysis while ensuring supporting documentation is accurate and in compliance with company policies.
Evaluate and implement appropriate payroll policies and controls and payroll processing and system enhancements to increase efficiency.
Prepares audit schedules and assists/coordinates audit of accounting statements/reports
Coordinates payroll matters with other departments, locations, and business units.
Coordinates with payroll service provider on issues affecting company payroll.
Other duties as assigned.
BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, or a related discipline
6+ years of payroll processing experience
6+ years of accounts payable processing experience
4+ years of experience with Deltek GCS premiere accounting system
Strong knowledge of third party payroll processing software, preferably ADP
Skilled with the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
Experience processing payroll in-house (preferred)
Experience processing accounts payable for a government contractor (preferred)
SDSE is an 8(a) Veteran-Owned Small Business headquartered in the Washington DC metro area with offices nationwide and about 300 employees. SDSE is an award-winning professional services firm with a proven record of enhancing government and business operations; delivering effective, cost conscious solutions while adhering to strict standards of quality to ensure mission success. Core competencies include Management & Business Support Services, Information Technology, Administrative & Facilities Management, and Engineering Services. We deploy a responsive, flexible, and innovative approach to achieve the needs and goals of our clients and pride ourselves on the support we provide our employees to be successful.
SDSE is an equal opportunity employer (EEO)