Accounting Manager

Accounting, Manager, Aerospace, Accountant, Management, ERP, Excel, Outlook
Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Accounting Manager
Location: Herndon, VA

Exostar - The Company:

Exostar’s cloud-based platforms create exclusive communities within the Aerospace and Defense, Life Sciences, and other highly-regulated industries where members securely collaborate, share information, and operate compliantly. Within these communities we build trust. By analyzing community data we provide and intelligence, enabling organizations to make better, timelier decisions, to mitigate risk, and operate more efficiently.

Exostar - The Employer:

  • We believe in employee development: we promote internally and provide training and educational assistance
  • We provide a fun, engaged workplace, with social and community-building events
  • We offer comprehensive benefits and PTO plans, including a holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s Day

Job Overview:

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for the full cycle accounting process including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, revenue recognition, cash management and financial reporting. The Accounting Manager will also be heavily involved in budgeting, forecasting and project accounting activities. The Accounting Manager will provide accurate results for management in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and with attention to the development and adherence to required internal controls.

Your day, if you join us:

  • Managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department which includes: Month end and year end process, Accounts Payable/Receivable, cash, profit and loss (P&L), and balance sheet forecasting and reconciliation process for Exostar and its subsidiaries.
  • Developing employees through mentoring and coaching and drive accountability across the finance department
  • Variance analysis of key balance sheet and P&L accounts
  • Assigning projects and directing staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • Working with the Controller to establish and enforce proper accounting methods and policies
  • Protecting organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Driving continuous process improvement and automation
  • Audit support to include financial, tax and benefit audits
  • Other duties as assigned

You meet our “must haves” for this role if you have:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant
  • Consolidation experience a plus
  • Knowledge of ASC606 revenue recognition guidelines is a plus
  • 4-6 years of experience in an accounting leadership role
  • Public accounting experience a plus
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) software – NetSuite is a plus
  • Excellent leadership and coaching skills
  • Strong work ethic and drive to achieve financial operational efficiencies
  • Strong understanding of accounting theory
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives
  • Team player with excellent communications skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook


  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Accounting/Finance
  • CPA

Exostar is an Equal Employment Employer. The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or genetic information. Exostar is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons in all facets of employment including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers and working conditions.
Dice Id : 10110452
Position Id : ACCOU01418
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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