Job Description

Looking for an excellent work/life balance and rewarding career at an established public accounting firm? Thompson Greenspon, a Fairfax CPA firm and Washington Post Top Workplace, is adding a full-time staff accountant for their CAAS (Client Accounting and Advisor Services) team.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Reconciles accounts receivable & accounts payable, bank accounts and inventory sub ledgers.
  • Understands and is able to prepare payroll setup, submission, review and journal entries.
  • Calculates finance charges, commissions, bonuses, etc.
  • Tracks fixed assets and computes depreciation.
  • Assists CAAS client team in the preparation of customer financial statements.
  • Downloading/entry of revenues/expenses from banks and/or 3rd party applications and review for accuracy.
  • Completes analysis projects as requested.
  • Prepares sales tax returns, payroll tax returns, property tax returns, and CAT.
  • Understands accounting issues and other operational issues experienced by clients in that industry.
  • Works accurately and efficiently with minimal supervision, while still meeting budgets and deadlines.
  • Handles all types of client engagements efficiently, timely and professionally.
  • Performs administrative requirements of engagement.

Qualified candidates will have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Ability to conduct basic accounting research.
  • Able to identify and troubleshoot transactional accounting issues in the engagement.
  • High level of project management skills to ensure deadlines are met on multiple client engagements.
  • Knowledge of Quick Books On-line and
  • Ability to learn various accounting software.
  • Experienced Microsoft Windows user – Word, Excel, Outlook & Adobe.
  • Time management skills.
  • Client relationship building.
  • Collaborative with clients, CAAS department and Firm employees.
  • Cooperative team player.

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting (required)
  • CPA/CMA or CPA/CMA candidate (preferred)

Working Conditions:

  • Business hours Monday through Friday, firm core hours are 10am – 4pm. May be subject to work beyond normal working hours and on weekends when necessary.
  • Equipment used: computer, telephone, copier and scanner.
  • Attends and participates in continuing educational programs designed to keep abreast of changes in the profession.
  • Essential demands include sitting at a desk, working on a computer for long periods of time and using a telephone to communicate with internal and external clients and the general public.
  • Minimal lifting.

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About Us

Thompson Greenspon is one of Northern Virginia’s largest accounting firms and is located in Fairfax, Virginia. We have been serving clients since 1956 and are known for our expertise in the areas of construction, professional services, non-profits, government contracting and employee benefit plans. Our primary services include audit and accounting, taxation, and business consulting. Our Firm philosophy, “Everything we do starts with knowing a client's business inside out. That's the key - to anticipating their needs, to solving their problems, to bringing them opportunities they might not find on their own," guides our success.

Partnering in your professional success. Proud to be one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces for many years

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.