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BlackSky is a geospatial intelligence solutions provider that enables organizations to task, collect, and transform data from earth observation, global sensor networks, mobile devices, and social media to deliver on-demand insights about places, events, and assets that are critical to their operations. BlackSky provides satellite collection, data, and cloud-based processing and analytic solutions to organizations that are capitalizing on the exponential growth of a wide range of sensor and collection platforms for delivering the next generation of geo-intelligence and location intelligence solutions. BlackSky has extensive expertise and capabilities in commercial remote sensing, multi-source analytics, cloud computing, open source software development, Amazon Web Services, and big data geospatial analytics. BlackSky is operating and deploying a constellation of high-resolution imaging spacecraft to image the planet in near real time.

This role is responsible for assisting with the monthly accounting close, internal controls, SEC reporting, reconciliation and other areas of accounting. This position works closely with the accounting management on all GL related work. 


  • Preparation and account/project/org coding and review of purchase requisition, AP invoices and journal entries including prepaid, accrual and revenue journal entries.
  • Reconcile bank statements to general ledger monthly and prepare related journal entries.
  • Perform detailed account reconciliations monthly and quarterly, including fixed assets, prepaids, accruals, intercompany and capital contribution accounts.
  • Prepare and review FX transactions.
  • Provides financial support for group budgets and monthly reporting including variances.
  • Monitors and follows up on outstanding receivables to maximize cash flow.
  • Significantly support annual audit process by preparing schedules and footnotes and working with others to ensure quality control on audit deliverables.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional business partners and suppliers to resolve discrepancies.
  • Identify and propose enhancements and improvements to areas of responsibility and financial applications, including accounting for capital expenditures and fixed assets.
  • Prepare well-supported accounting records to ensure timely month end close and successful audits
  • Produce robust consolidating and consolidated financial statements for internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Performs special projects as requested


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience

  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills

  • Strong analytical skills along with good judgment

  • Very detail oriented with a high level of independent and organizational skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines, and prioritize

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with both customers and vendors

  • Eagerness to learn and take on any tasks assigned

  • Deltek experience preferred

  • Impeccable ethics with a history of maintaining total confidentiality and discretion of all employee information.

  • Business Situational Awareness

 BlackSky is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All Qualified applicants will receive consi****deration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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United States, Herndon, VA

Posted a month ago