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Senior Accountant in Reston, VA at Unisys Federal Systems

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

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    Reston, VA
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Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career oriented senior Accountant to join our team in Reston, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.
In this role you will serve as a Senior Accountant for Unisys Federal Systems.
Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:
Maintain fixed assets, including documentation, Costpoint data and reporting for both GL and tax books
Prepare, process and approve journal entries
Prepare account reconciliations
Approve Account reconciliations
Prepare and assist with Treasury reporting of AR balances
Perform closing process, including closing Costpoint, performing the Hyperion extract and load, preparing post close entries
Assist with Balance Sheet and Quarterly Accounting Review (QAR) preparation
Prepare annual tax package
Compliance with SOX, FAR/CAS
Assist with audit support
Review different business analytics, and balance sheet accounts reconciliations
Assist with intercompany accounting
Assist with quarterly and annual audit deliverables
Research accounting guidance
Provide ad-hoc reporting


Position Requirements:

Working knowledge of US GAAP
Strong accounting and analytical abillities
Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
Strong business acumen and time management skills

Strong excel skills

BS, BA or Masters in Accounting or related field
3+ years relevant experience in large corporation or - progressing in accounting and working in a matrixed environment
or 3+years in public accounting firm
Certified Public Accountant

Preferred Qualifications 
Working knowledge of Costpoint, Deltek, Hyperion are a plus

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.

Req ID = 2018-4544