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Senior Accountant

Posted on 4 June 2024

Information Technology 
Bethesda, MD  

About Us

DLH delivers improved health and national security readiness solutions for federal programs through science research and development, systems engineering and integration, and digital transformation. Our experts in public health, performance evaluation, and health operations solve the complex problems faced by civilian and military customers alike by leveraging advanced tools – including digital transformation, artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud enablement, modeling, and simulation, and more. With over 3,200 employees dedicated to the idea that “Your Mission is Our Passion,” DLH brings a unique combination of government sector experience, proven methodology, and unwavering commitment to innovation to improve the lives of millions.


This position is responsible for supporting the Senior Corporate Accountant and ensuring accounting is completed in accordance with US GAAP. This position would support internal and external audits and financial reporting around. Performs traditional general accounting functions such as general ledger, reconciliations, journal entries, Ad-hoc analysis and assist with month end closings. Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial analysis. Preparing monthly entries and reconciliations as part of the month end close process. Be cross trained in all aspects of the month-end close. Help modify and design processes to improve the monthly close process, analyze results and improve overall supporting documentation. To be successful within the role, the individual should be opened minded, have a willingness to learn, a desire to present quality, accurate work with an attention to the details, and collaborate with the team.

Join a great team! Our company culture emphasizes teamwork, collaboration, ethical behavior, and work-life balance. This is a growing company, and this role will have the ability to grow with the organizations.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for growth and development, cross training, and exposure to different areas of the accounting field.


A solid understanding of accounting principles in order to be prepared to learn and perform complex journal entries as needed
Assist with all aspects of month-end close process
Prepare monthly profit and loss analytics, amortization schedules, balance sheet reconciliations, and journal entries.
Ability to problem solve and work through resolution.
Comply with SOX controls and processes.
Support quarterly reporting financial statement tie-outs
Prepare ad-hoc requests for account analysis and propose solutions or insight to the activity
Reconciles balance sheet and income statement accounts and resolve discrepancies.
Assist with the annual and interim financial audit requests if needed


Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, Business or related field -Required

Work Experience

3-7 years In Accounting or related field - Required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred

Knowledge of accounting concepts and Generally Accepted Accounting Practices.
Ability to research, analyze and evaluate complex problems and recommend solutions.
Basic understanding of procedures to ensure compliance and internal controls.
Proficient in computer applications (particularly in Excel), such as Microsoft Office software products.
Attention to detail and a passion for digging into issues.
Interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work across functions.
Initiative to identify and drive improvements.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently, under pressure, and with limited supervision.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to business audiences.
Ability to grasp the big picture for a solution by considering all potential options and impacted areas.
Effectively manage their time to meet deadlines and commitments for our organization.
Attention to detail and commitment to a high quality of work.
Basic Compensation: $80,000 - $95,000 yearly salary

The salary offered within this range will be based on the selected candidates’ skills, experience, education, market data, and internal parity. DLH may offer other rewards that may include performance incentives and program-specific awards. An applicant’s salary history will not be used to determine compensation.


DLH Corp offers our employees an excellent benefits package including - Personal Time Off (PTO), medical, dental, vision, supplemental life with AD&D, short and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, parental leave, legal services and more. We want our employees to save for their future, therefore we offer a 401(k) Retirement Plan, which includes a matching component. DLH is dedicated to your career development, providing training to help drive success, with access to our best-in-class e-Learning suite for formal and informal learning, professional and technical certification preparation, and education assistance at accredited institutions.


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. DLH Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

DLH will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled Veterans who need assistance to apply.

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