Entry Accountant / Aspiring CPA

McLean, VA /
Professional Services – Operations /
Full-time
Sila Solutions Group is seeking an energetic and flexible Entry-level Accountant who aspires to be a CPA to join our growing team in Tysons Corner, VA.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to obtain a CPA. Sila will provide you with both the training and financial backing to obtain your CPA. You will be mentored by CPAs, including the business owners.

This is an opportunity to learn at a faster rate than is typically possible for junior accounting roles at other companies. In this role you will learn about the entire operation of a consulting firm servicing both commercial and government sectors and to have an impact at a growing company. You will gain exposure to the entire accounting lifecycle, as well as other operational functions. You’ll continue to be challenged with interesting work and a variety of functions. This is not a standard single threaded/cookie cutter finance role, it’s a pathway to learn all aspects of accounting.

Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, math, statistics, or related field
    • Less than 2 years of experience in Accounting / finance role
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (including Power Query and Power Pivot)
    • Ability to summarize analysis and data in a form that can be presented to Senior Management
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
    • Strong sense of ownership
    • Experience and familiarity with Quickbooks Desktop (nice to have)


About Sila

Sila is a technology and management consulting firm that delivers solutions to the world’s leading corporations. Our solutions expertise lies in the areas of risk management, data analytics, software engineering and integration, strategy and transformation, and digital creative services. We are a values-driven company with a culture that fosters collaboration, creativity, and social responsibility. Sila employees are part of a community of vibrant, high-performing contributors who push each other to achieve the highest standard of excellence. Our team members have extensive opportunities to discover their passions and shape their own career paths, and we continually invest in employees’ growth through innovative training, mentorship, and professional development programs. Staff are quickly immersed in clients’ business challenges, work closely with emerging technologies to develop impactful solutions to these challenges, and are exposed to a variety of industries and market offerings.

We are looking for full-time employees to become an integral part of our growing team. Sila is headquartered in Seattle, WA and has offices in Shelton, CT and Washington, D.C. Sila offers a range of great benefits including a comprehensive healthcare package, 401K with matching, paid time off, and paid company holidays, as well as other unique benefits that support our staff’s active work/life balance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Sila’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy aligns with our client commitments, and we require all team members who will be meeting in person for business or working from one of our offices or any client facility to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Exceptions to this policy are only granted to those with a company-approved accommodation which can be made for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Prospective or new employees will be required to adhere to this policy and submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.