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MAXAR Senior Accountant in herndon, Virginia

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Maxar is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Federal Services Corporate Accounting group. In this role, you will have a key role in our monthly close process and reporting consolidated results to the Maxar parent entity.


  • Prepare or review monthly close journal entries in accordance with established close schedule.

  • Prepare financial statements.

  • Prepare or review monthly or quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations.

  • Prepare or review quarterly or annual schedules to provide to Corporate (footnote or supplemental disclosures, fluctuation analysis, etc).

  • Prepare schedules, monthly accruals and reconciliations for Intercompany Transactions.

  • Key participant in financial statement, internal control and DCAA audits

  • Special projects and analysis work as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with wide ranging accounting experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of both Government Contracting and Commercial industries

  • Public company financial reporting and SOX experience

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint (cloud-based)

  • Certified Public Accountant or candidate a plus

  • Strong analytical and reconciliation skills

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment over critical accounting areas with minimal supervision

  • Ability to handle fast-paced, changing environment

  • Experience reviewing other staffs' work

MAXAR Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.

Maxar Technologies offers a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.