Manager of Accounting and Finance – Rockville, MD, US

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Manager of Accounting and Finance – Rockville, MD, US

Manager of Accounting and Finance

Department: Administration
Location: Rockville, MD, US

NIKA is hiring for an exciting opportunity for a Manager of Accounting and Finance working out of our Rockville, MD HQ office!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof.

At NIKA, you’ll be excited to come to work each day. This position comes with a competitive salary package that includes health/dental insurance, 401(k), bonus programs, and many other perks. Our convenient suburban office boasts an on-staff barista, pool table, well-stocked kitchen, free parking, and much more.


  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA/MBA preferred, but not required

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of day to day Accounting operations, including but not limited to managing A/P, A/R, cash management, prepaids, overseeing general ledger activities, and supervise Accounting staff.
  • Assist Director of Finance in leading month end close activities: journal entries, analysis, A/R & AP review, ensuring that relevant deadlines are met and looking for ways to continuously improve this process.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly financial reporting package to executive management- Income Statement variants, supplementary schedules.
  • Play a lead role in developing, improving, and managing internal financial controls and processes.
  • Manage the reconciliation of sub-ledger to general ledger account balances.
  • Manage reconciliation of fixed asset schedules.
  • Assist with monthly balance sheet, income statement variance analyses.
  • Assist with annual financial audit and various other year end accounting activities.
  • Assist with researching and resolving technical accounting issues
  • Assist preparing monthly/quarterly banking reports.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets/forecasts.
  • Ad hoc analyses and projects as needed; other duties as assigned

Skills and Requirements

  • 6-8 years of experience in an accounting role. Regional / Big 4 Firm experience preferred but not required.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing accounting teams, processes and internal financial controls.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Diligent, high standards of accuracy with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Adept in working in a high energy, changing environment and an ability to manage multiple initiatives at one time and meet deadlines is essential.
  • Proactive, high energy, solution orientated team player.
  • Demonstrated experience in a Govcon, process-based accounting system is required, Microsoft Dynamics Business Central is a plus.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; with proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Outlook also required.

About NIKA

NIKA delivers comprehensive services and solutions to support the full life cycle of facilities. For more than two decades, the Department of Defense and federal civilian agencies, as well as commercial and higher education institutions, have trusted NIKA to design, build, operate, and manage their real property. By combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture services, we provide value and expertise for complex and mission critical facilities. Headquartered in Rockville, MD with offices in San Antonio, TX, NIKA helps clients enhance operational excellence in locations around the globe.

NIKA is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.