Vienna, VA

At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website:

Criterion Systems is seeking a Accountant with a degree, accompanied with 0-1 year of experience. Current and 2020 graduates are highly encouraged to apply.

Day-to-day responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Processes employee expense reports on a daily/weekly basis, checking for compliance with government regulations and Company policies.
  • Reconciles assigned general ledger accounts and processes monthly accruals.
  • Prepares customer billings including all relevant documentation monthly or as needed.
  • Leads review and processing of semi-monthly timesheets and labor distribution.
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Supports audits and special projects.
  • Handles other general administrative functions to support the department’s activities.


  • Minimum of one year of related experience.
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills.
  • Proficient with Excel and MS Office Suite.
  • Very organized, detail-orientated and able to prioritize many tasks.
  • Able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities and a continually heavy work load.
  • Able to keep information strictly confidential.
  • Able to communicate with co-workers,management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related business field.
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint helpful but not required.
  • Government contracting experience helpful but not required.

Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit



Criterion offers comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Most of our plans are available at no cost for employee only coverage.

Time Off

Employees begin accruing PTO at 15 days per year and acquire more based on seniority. In addition to PTO, Criterion provides 10 holidays and bereavement, military, jury duty, and family medical leave.


  • Roth and Traditional 401(k) Plans with company matching contributions
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits


All employees are eligible to use up to $3,000 annually for approved professional development, including trainings, memberships, seminars, and degree programs.

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Criterion Systems, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make decisions without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act | Equal Employment Opportunity | Employee Polygraph Protection Act. Criterion participates in E-Verify. Review Right to Work information.

Need an Accommodation?

Criterion is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for a position with Criterion and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please send an email with your request to or call us at 703-942-5800. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.