Junior Accountant Consultant at BOOST


Jr. Accountant Consultant (remote/virtual)

  • Job Locations: US-DC-Washington
  • ID: 2021-1072
  • Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Type: Regular Full-Time


BOOST is growing, and we are looking to add a team member to our Accounting division, that of a full-time Jr. Accountant Consultant. In this role, you’ll report into a Sr. Accounting Consultant and will be providing client support under his/her supervision. This position is 100% remote, however you’ll be required to be on eastern standard time (EST) since we’re based in the Washington, DC area.

If you have a degree in Accounting (or finance), a passion for numbers, and experience working with project-based accounting (we’re in Government Contracting) we would love for you to apply!


As the Jr. Accounting Consultant, you can expect to be taking on tasks like:

  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable management.
  • Preparing and maintaining accounting documents and records.
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts in a timely manner.
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements.
  • Researching, tracking, and resolving accounting and/or documentation discrepancies.
  • Participating in monthly and fiscal-quarter closings, preparing general ledger journal entries, and analyzing revenue recognition and expense variances.
  • Compiling reports/summaries of financial activity.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or relevant field.
  • Working knowledge of FASB and GAAP required.
  • Experience working with QuickBooks or complex ERP systems like Unanet, People Soft, Procas, SAP ERP, and/or Costpoint.
  • Advanced understanding of MS Office, specifically Excel (pivot tables, Vlookups, Sumifs)
  • High attention to detail, strong communication and project management skills with the ability to proactively manage a variety of projects and timelines.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness and manage multiple assignments and deliverables.
  • Requires understanding of all accounting and financial transactions to include project-based accounting, job costing, indirect cost tracking and rate calculations, reconciliation of accounts, and adjustments.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Critical thinker with a high proficiency in math.
  • Knowledge of CAS, FAR, DCAA compliance preferred.
  • Preferred but not required:
    • 1+ years of government-contracting experience for multiple type contracts.
    • 1+ years of experience in public accounting/consulting, general ledger. accounting, financial reporting, accounting information systems, or auditing.

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