Staff Finance/Accounting Analyst

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IST Research is looking to add a Staff Finance/Accounting Analyst.  If you're a staff level Finance/Accounting professional that wants to be a part of a team that is passionate about what they do, this could be your ideal opportunity. Our most successful and happy employees are those that have a passion for the work we do, the people we serve and an intellectual curiosity.

A little about us: IST Research creates technology to address human security challenges. We built the Pulse Platform to address some of the most urgent human security issues faced by the world’s vulnerable populations, specifically transnational crime and global extremism.

Our goal is to find an individual who is interested in joining a small team with growth potential. The role will require you to support and work closely with our Accounting Manager on a variety of related tasks. We're looking for someone who is interested in a role that will have a lot of variety. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Reviewing, coding & processing Vendor Invoices
  • Coding & processing Expense Reports
  • Weekly A/P check runs
  • Generate and submit customer invoices
  • Set up new projects in our accounting and expense systems (Unanet & Concur)
  • Process and track any Travel Authorization Requests (TARs)
  • Monthly reconciliation of company credit cards
  • Accounting experience within a Government Contracting company highly preferred  

Our ideal candidate has 3-7 years of experience, mainly in Government Contracting (GovCon) who has experience with Unanet & Concur. Any experience with the FAR is also highly desirable. We work regularly with DCAA so past experience working with them is plus. Someone who can communicate effectively, work both independently and collaboratively, has a great sense of humor and be a trusted asset.

IST has employees across the country but has a hub in Northern Virginia, with a HQ office in Fredericksburg and a satellite office in Tysons.  For this position, we would prefer someone who can work regularly in Fredericksburg. We are a flexible work environment, so there are many potential options to create an ideal work location arrangement.    

Regardless, you will play a  role in helping IST Research build breakthrough technologies to change how millions of people interact with one another and information around the world.

If this opportunity seems appropriate for your skills and experience, we encourage you to explore our website ( and apply via the Employment section. This is an exciting and exclusive opportunity to apply your talents to work focused on making a positive impact and change to human security world-wide. 

Location: Fredericksburg, VA
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