Accounting Consultant

CohnReznick LLP
September 15, 2020
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Accounting Consultant

CohnReznick currently has an exciting Virtual career opportunity based out of our Tysons, VA office.  We are looking for an Accounting Consultant. The Consultant is part of our Government Contracting industry team and will work closely with client management to provide timely, efficient accounting and consulting support in the government contracting environment.  You will be responsible for preparation of the daily and monthly activities of our clients’ accounting departments as well as prepare and coordinate year end close and post-closing activities.  In addition, you will have responsibility to execute a wide range of advisory services on various ongoing special projects with our government contractor clients.  Normally this person will be working with 2-4 clients at any given time and performing time-management to prioritize the workload.

If you are:

  • A highly dedicated professional with impressive credentials and driven by new challenges and growth opportunities
  • A team player who believes in providing world-class client service
  • Looking for a work environment that values and promotes camaraderie, collaboration and giving back to the community 

Look ahead. Imagine more. And consider joining the CohnReznick team.

 We offer:

  • Endless opportunities to contribute to one of the largest professional services firm in the US
  • A unique culture that values collaboration in everything we do
  • A team of professionals driven by a sense of excellence, integrity, commitment to lifelong learning, respect for one another, adaptability, and making a difference
  • A network of 2,700 professionals committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and giving back to the communities in which we live and work
  • Varied career paths supported by strong professional development programs and resources
  • A flexible work environment with competitive benefits


  • Enter and code Accounts Payable and prepare vendor payments
  • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations
  • Review employee expense reports and process payments
  • Prepare and post journal entries
  • Prepare and submit payroll through a third-party vendor
  • Assist with billings
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year end financials
  • Assist with other projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA license is preferred
  • 1-2 years of recent experience in the government contract sector
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint, Unanet and/or QuickBooks
  • Experience with ADP, Paychex or another payroll service provider is preferred
  • Must have experience in financial statement preparation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team member or as an individual contributor
  • Must have strong customer service orientation; be able to maintain a professional demeanor, and work under pressure to handle critical issues in timely manner.
  • Effectively sets and meets expectations
  • Excellent relationship-building skills


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