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Senior Accountant

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Job ID: 2305293
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2023
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Finance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has an immediate opening for a full-time Accountant. This position supports high visibility customer activities that are critical to national security. Our team promotes a culture of collaboration, creativity, and work-life balance. In this role you will be responsible for assessing technical accounting requirements for a variety of complex transactions; implementing Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); recommending and implementing industry best practices; and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures are maintained for all relevant process areas. This position offers outstanding benefits and highly competitive compensation. This position is located in Tysons Corner, VA and requires background screening, drug testing, and successful processing for a Top Secret security clearance.

     In this role responsibilities include: 

  • Perform technical accounting research on transactions of substantial size 
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic financial reporting and executive summaries 
  • Review and analyze new accounting pronouncements and determine impacts
  • Assist in the drafting of new/updated global accounting policies  
  • Provide analysis and support to external auditors
  • Perform corporate tax analysis and review of federal state and local tax filings


  • Perform technical accounting research on significant and unique transactions and assist in the preparation of accounting memoranda and executive summaries documenting the accounting impact and conclusions
  • Review and analyze new accounting pronouncements to determine the impact and when applicable, assist with the implementation of new standards
  • Assist in the drafting of new/updated global accounting policies 
  • Provide analysis and support to external auditors


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Minimum of 9 years of related experience
  • Must be able to complete and obtain a TS/SCI and Poly security clearance processing prior to starting
  • A strong interest in performing technical accounting research over a broad range of topics 
  • Ability to navigate and interpret relevant authoritative literature to evaluate and recommend solutions 
  • Exceptional communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and management skills 
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 
  • Willingness to conduct domestic travel

    Desired Experience: 
  • CPA License 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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