Staff Accountant

Reston, VA

About the Role

Megaphone is looking for a Staff Accountant to work at our fun and fast-paced podcast technology, advertising sales and creative services company. The Staff Accountant role is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to join a close knit and smart team of a rapidly growing business. If you’re detail-oriented, good at multi-tasking, and eager to learn, this is the job for you. This job will report to the Director, Finance & Accounting and is based in Reston, VA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare monthly general ledger journal entries
  • Prepare monthly operating expense statements for departments and perform variance analysis to budget
  • Reconcile various balance sheet accounts and review for variances or discrepancies
  • Record monthly bank settlements and receipts
  • Assist in reviewing, verifying and processing invoices and payment requests from vendors
  • Assist with issuing invoices and ensuring customers are billed correctly for services offered
  • Communicate effectively with customers to answer questions and resolve any billing issues
  • Support the Finance & Accounting team and upper level management by preparing and analyzing ad hoc reports as needed

 Requirements and attributes of the ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field is preferred
  • 2+ years of professional work experience
  • Prior public or private accounting experience is preferred
  • Proven desire to gain accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of accounting processes
  • Great attention-to-detail and strong ability to organize and coordinate tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Application requirements

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

Megaphone is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply.