Director of Finance and Accounting
Job Opportunity at SMV Recruiting

Posted on Dec 21


Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4148764

Our client, a small communications firm in Bethesda, MD is seeking a full-time Director of Finance and Accounting.  The ideal candidate is responsible, organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently with limited supervision and have a high degree of integrity. The candidate should be a self-starter and team player with a strong work ethic and great people skills. This person will oversee all accounting functions, produce management reports, and will be responsible for billing and audits related to federal contracts. We are looking for someone with former cost accounting, government contracting, leadership and auditing experience. A CPA is strongly desired.

Our client would like to see the person they hire for this role grow into their next CFO.
Job Duties Financial:
  • Prepare monthly financials
  • Review budgets
  • Prepare forecasting and projections
  • Analyze profit and loss for projects monthly/annually
  • Lead cost accounting and project management for a federal contract
  • Accounts payable, general ledger/journal entries
  • Monthly client invoicing and alerting management to A/R issues
  • Expense and credit card reconciliation
  • Payroll/HR
  • Management of day-to-day banking transactions and provide management with regular cash balance updates
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Assist leadership with development of an annual financial plan
  • Monthly income statement and balance sheet review
  • Bi-weekly payroll and quarterly 401k administration
  • Review and reconcile books
  • SharePoint administration and contract management
  • Make sure outside accounting firm receives information for tax preparation
  • Produce monthly and YTD revenue by client report
  • Produce monthly and YTD staff productivity reports
  • Work with outside consultants and owners with legal and tax related issues
  • Support agency in process of allocating staff time to accounts (staff allocation process)
Job Duties Operational
  • Lead or support various HR related functions including offer letters, integration of new staff
  • Manage HR benefit programs, assist with insurance renewals
  • Support leadership with special projects
  • Help oversee the office management function across three offices
Desired Skills
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • M&A Exp preferred
  • Cost accounting and government contracting experience
  • Strong QuickBooks expertise
  • Must have Microsoft Office skills (SharePoint experience preferred)
  • Payroll and HR experience a plus
  • Ability to organize and manage data
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and effectively while completing multiple tasks
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA
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