Assistant Controller

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(6/1/2022 3:51 PM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is seeking an Assistant Controller to be an integral member of our corporate accounting group. This is a full-time position at our corporate headquarters in Reston, Virginia and reports to the Corporate Controller.


  • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of all accounting records, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Implement and ensure best practices in the company monthly financial close cycle and reporting.
  • Oversee preparation of monthly journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Support audit and state tax compliance activity.
  • Assist with the maintenance of internal controls and safeguards for the Company’s accounting transactions, assets, and operations.
  • Assist with the development, maintenance of and adherence to company accounting policies and procedures.
  • Prepare information for external auditors/tax preparers for annual audit and tax returns.
  • Assist with compliance for local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis as assigned by the CFO and Controller.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (MBA and/or CPA is strongly preferred).
  • 7+ years experience in an accounting role. 
  • Experience with accounting for Federal Government Contracts.
  • Experience with job cost accounting systems (Deltek Costpoint strongly preferred).
  • Strong understanding of and experience applying accounting theory and GAAP.
  • Strong understanding of and experience applying the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus.
  • Proven track record in accounting operations and process improvement. Advanced proficiency in Excel.
  • Must be a self-starter and capable of working on projects independently. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Good personal computer and business solutions software skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required. 

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Ability to lift and/or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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