The QED Group, LLC

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Regular Full-Time
    Close Date
  • Overview

    QED Group is a global consulting company with 20 years of experience providing data-driven, insightful solutions for international development, defense and diplomacy. We never lose focus on how an organization uses its resources to make better decisions, improve performance, change behavior, and manage adaptively. Our long history designing and managing knowledge management and learning approaches for US Agency for International Development (USAID) makes us unique and helps us to approach development challenges from a different perspective. We are passionate about evidence-based decision making and are working to improve the quality and use of data through the implementation of smart measurement and evaluation strategies, organizational learning, the appropriate use of technologies and innovation, and the promotion of increased capacity in data visualization.


    The individual will support the team with the full accounting cycle that includes daily as well as periodic tasks. The position will also be responsible for helping with Auditor’s Requests and with other tasks as required. Senior Accountant will report to the Director of Finance.


    • Assist in month end closing by preparing necessary adjusting and recurring journal entries such as deferred rent, capital leases, etc.
    • Ensure all transactions are properly supported and approved
    • Ensure timesheets are signed and labor is processed in a timely manner for payroll processing
    • Own all account reconciliations and ensure agreeance with balance sheet
    • Assist in financial statement
    • Proper set up and maintenance of Charge Accounts in Costpoint and T&E
    • Maintain Vendor Master File, collect and maintain vendor bank details
    • Maintain fixed assets data and run depreciation on a monthly basis
    • Assist with bank payments/check runs as necessary
    • Assist with project billing as necessary
    • Assist with monthly bank reporting
    • Respond to vendor’s and project coordinators’ inquires
    • Review credit card transactions
    • Participate in automation of accounting processes
    • Analyze financial information
    • Maintain 1099 vendor list and ensure timely and proper filing of 1099 forms
    • Assist with financial statement and other audits as necessary
    • Any other accounting and financial duties as required


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or related fields
    • 3+ years of experience in accounting and financial reporting and analysis
    • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
    • Advance knowledge of Excel
    • Experience in Deltek Cost Point and T&E is strongly recommended.
    • Experience in Financial reporting and data analysis
    • Experience with indirect rates and cost accounting
    • Must be well organized and a self-starter
    • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
    • Be detail oriented and reliable, show professional attitude
    • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal

    How to Apply

    To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

    1. Complete the online application.
    2. Attach your resume.
    3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
    4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

    Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

    Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.


    Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.


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