General Ledger Accountant

Clearance Level
Falls Church, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success



General Ledger Systems

Reporting Requirements

Timely Reporting

REQ#: RQ145610
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to be at the center of GDIT’s business operations. Make an impact by collaborating across functions to make mission success achievable.

Job Description

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a General Ledger Accountant joining our team. A potential candidate will be responsible and able to meet deadlines within the structure of our team environment. This role will primarily handle reconciling various monthly and/or quarterly balance sheet accounts, processing journal entries within Oracle and be responsible for our Corporate Reporting Requirements. Other position details include:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the General Ledger and financial reporting structure and systems
  • Support the completion of an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information, including review and approval of journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Collaborate with other Finance, Accounting and Company-wide employees to support the General Ledger and Company goals and objectives
  • Maintain General Ledger chart of accounts and account mapping to financial reporting system
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Respond timely to inquiries regarding financial results, special reporting requests and all General Ledger inquires
  • Recommend and participate in the implementation of changes to policies and procedures to ensure integrity of the general ledger system
  • Maintain or develop user procedures, guidelines and documentation
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Work with manager to establish goals and objectives for each year and provide progress updates to enhance professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel

Preferred but not Required:

  • The ability and desire to learn quickly and adapt to a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines
  • Strong and effective communication, both written and verbal, skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment and effectively interact with colleagues and company employees across all functions and levels
  • General ledger accounting experience
  • Experience in the government contracting environment
  • Experience with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Experience with Oracle or other large ERP system general ledger
  • Experience with Oracle ARCS
  • Experience with OneStream or other Financial Reporting system

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.