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Staff Accountant

Job Title: Staff Accountant | Location: Middletown, RI | Full-Time

Description of Work:

PURVIS is a technology solutions partner that develops, implements, and maintains mission-critical solutions for federal and local governments.  We have an opening for a Staff Accountant to support a variety of business lines to include Department of Defense, GSA, and municipal customers.

Responsibilities: The Staff Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Review accounts payable vouchers for proper accounting and documentation.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of general ledger analysis and adjustments.
  • Assist in daily accounting operations including accounts receivable, cash management, bank reconciliations and tax compliance.
  • Maintain and analyze fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
  • Support month and year end close activity
  • Assist with the maintenance of various financial reporting spreadsheets.
  • Participate in special projects within the accounting department.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years direct accounting experience that includes at least 2 years of accounts payable/accounts receivable.
  • Team player with strong initiative and the ability to work independently.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills (ability to articulate discrepancies & solutions)
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Deltek CostPoint is a plus

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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance, and short-term disability insurance

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