Accountant - II

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Financial Statements

REQ#: RQ143671
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

Discover a career that is challenging, impactful, and mission-critical. Join our team as an Accountant II and make an impact on customer activities. While you help us advance the mission, we’ll help advance your career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Accountant II, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. The Accountant strengthens communications and working relationships with project teams and partners, while demonstrating effective interpersonal influencing skills, and working both independently and on teams. A thorough knowledge of regulations is fundamental and timely and accurate reporting is critical to success. The Accountants have a desire to contribute to business operations success, recognize and solve business problems, and earn the trust of the business team.


  • Perform accounting services for business units
  • Produce work papers to support financial statement and tax reporting
  • Production of memos for internal oversight groups, and Senior Management summarizing work product  Search for and document unusual business operations and events
  • Represent the CFO function by displaying knowledge as the finance staff expert within their assigned project teams, acting as "internal" CFO of their assigned project teams and providing a moral and ethical compass to their assigned project teams
  • Prepare business unit, payroll and other tax forms as required by displaying a knowledge of domestic and international taxes and advising business operations accordingly
  • Display and use knowledge of domestic and international accounting practices, and provide direct\first interface with internal oversight bodies
  • Assist senior managers with administrative procedures, and use their knowledge of budget formulation to support project reporting and management of rolling expenditure forecasts
  • Provide advice on internal controls, corporate structures, and capital flows; maintain relationship management with other accountants, and corporate business partners; and validate financial information provided through leadership reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned at the direction of Project Management


Required Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field (may include business law or auditing or other CPA eligible degree)
  • Minimum of three years in accounting or bookkeeping plus education
  • Domestic travel may be required but not frequent
  • Familiarity with preparing financial statements in accounting software
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently as well as part of a project team
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills, influences those who do not report to them
  • Has the ability to find creative solutions - find solutions rather than just problems

Desired Qualifications

  • One to three years tax preparation experience
  • CPA preferred
  • Exposure to international accounting standards or international accounting


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship 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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.