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We believe that every person, given the opportunity and the tools, is capable of achieving great things. Our team members focus on our customers and assisting them achieve their mission and goals. Our leadership nurtures our team’s potential by treating each employee with honesty, integrity, respect, dignity, compassion and fairness.

And we’re looking for motivated people who share those values!.

Staff Accountant

Department: Corporate Headquarters
Location: Chantilly, VA

TENICA and Associates LLC is looking to hire a staff accountant. 

Position Description: Staff Accountant


Basic Function:The staff accountant position performs the accounting operations of the company, makes inputs and maintains the system of accounting records, enters accurate financial data, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

Principal Accountabilities:


  • Contributes to a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Coordinates with outsourced functions and customers



  • Performs day-to-day accounting transactions which include: processes payroll; ensures accounts payable are paid in a timely manner; ensures all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable; ensures accounts receivable are collected promptly and processes payroll in a timely manner
  • Prepares invoices and journal entries in a timely manner
  • Coordinates with Human Resources (HR) for uploading new employees and process employee change notices, insurance and 401K changes
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis
  • Maintain the chart of accounts
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions



  • Contributes to the preparation of the corporate annual report
  • Recommends benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Calculate financial and operating metrics
  • Makes input to annual budget and forecasts
  • Calculate variances from the budget and reports significant issues to management
  • Contributes to a system of management cost reports
  • Provide financial analyses as needed


  • Provides input to corporate policies and procedures
  • Provides information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Monitors debt levels and compliance with debt covenants
  • Complies with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings


Desired Qualifications:The staff accountant candidate should have a bachelorís degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Deltek Costpoint experience is a plus.   


Working Conditions: Primarily in an office environment. May be expected to travel as needed. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.


Supervisor: Controller



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