Senior Accountant

Location: Reston, VA
Job Type: Full Time

Are you a high energy individual ready to make a big contribution to a growing tech company?

RiskLens is looking for a Senior Accountant to become a key member on the RiskLens Finance & Operations Team. In this exciting and fast paced role, you will assume banking, month-end, tax and internal control responsibilities.

At RiskLens, in addition to all the great perks, you’ll be part of changing the future of cyber risk. And you’ll see, we are as passionate about our employees as we are about changing the world.

RiskLens offers comprehensive health care packages, an unlimited paid time off policy, generous paid parental leave, a true team culture, and empowers employees to grow through personal and professional development.  We’re growing fast, and so will you.


Position Description

Within 90 days, assume daily responsibilities and independently contribute to team efficiency.

  • Ensure all banking transactions are approved and accurately processed and recorded
  • Gain understanding of and assume month-end processes related to cash, accounts receivable, revenue and internal reporting
  • Learn RiskLens tax landscape and ensure required returns are filed timely and accurately
  • Demonstrate understanding of internal controls and identify those critical to supporting company growth
  • Support team with interim annual audit
  • Learn the Company’s business model and become familiar with the industry

Within 6 months, become proficient in accounting processes, evaluate potential areas for improvement and implement accordingly.

  • Partner with FP&A function to prepare accurate short-term cash output forecasts
  • Assume responsibility for timely completion of month-end financial close
  • Lead analysis of month-end procedures and identify potential areas for improved efficiency
  • Develop and implement scalable process for tax compliance aligned with company growth
  • Ensure compliance with internal control requirements while focusing on continuous improvement
  • Assume point of contact responsibilities for external auditors
  • Improve job knowledge by developing training plan and participating in educational opportunities
  • Assist Senior Accountant/Financial Analyst and Chief Financial Officer with review, evaluation and implementation of improved department technology
  • Establish yourself as a resource and work cross-functionally with the Company’s Legal, Customer Success, Engineering, Marketing and Sales teams


Required Skills and Experience

If you can accomplish the above, you’re the Senior Accountant we are looking for. Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 years’ accounting related experience, preferably in public accounting
  • CPA certified
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Passion to work collaboratively in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


To Apply:

Simply complete the form to the right. Once we have received your completed application, we will review it and confirm receipt. Qualified candidates will be contacted directly regarding interviews and next steps. No phone calls, please.

RiskLens, Inc. is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.