Financial Accountant

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We are seeking a take charge individual to manage the company’s Stock Plan administration, lead revenue recognition determinations and perform monthly analysis and reconciliations. Reporting to the Financial Accounting Director, you will need to have a comprehensive understanding of stock plan administration, experience with Revenue Recognition, and a solid background in general accounting principles. This person will work in a collaborative environment with both internal and external partners.


  • Manage and administer the company's equity plans, including:
  • Maintaining the equity database by keeping accurate records of all equity transactions associated with RSUs, ISOs, NQOs and internal share offerings.
  • Performing all day-to-day operations of stock activities, including processing stock issuances, vesting activities, company repurchases and employee purchases.
  • Partnering with the HR, Payroll, and external CPA and Legal teams on all matters involving employee share-based compensation.
  • Supporting ad-hoc as well as period-end reporting for stock activity and responding to equity-related inquiries from employees, managers, and external vendors.
  • Manage the equity plan budget and related forecasts throughout the year.
  • Stay current on regulatory changes and market trends related to stock administration and equity compensation.
  • Manage revenue recognition procedures in accordance with the ASC 606 Revenue Recognition standard, including:
  • Determination of contract performance obligations and appropriate revenue recognition method.
  • Compiling supporting documentation and inputs from key stakeholders.
  • Review and approval of proposed revenue recognition method with Financial Accounting.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure revenue formulas are setup properly on projects within the accounting system in-line with contractual requirements and revenue determination.
  • Review monthly revenue calculations for accuracy, investigate and document discrepancies, and provide path towards resolution to key stakeholders.
  • Optimize processes, workflows, and internal controls related to stock administration and revenue recognition.
  • Assist in the preparation and compilation of the company’s financial statements and accompanying footnotes as they relate to equity compensation and revenue recognition.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned as part of the Financial Accounting team, including but not limited to:
    • Assist in the preparation and recording of reclassifying adjusting journal entries each month.
    • Assist with the monthly account reconciliations for various general ledger accounts.
    • Assist with entering and posting journal entries to the general ledger.


  • At least 3-5 years of experience in stock administration, or a related field, including restricted stock units (RSUs), incentive stock options (ISOs), and non-qualified stock options (NQOs).
  • Knowledge of equity award tax implications, and tax reporting requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience determining proper Revenue Recognition treatment under ASC-606.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with various stakeholders, including employees, managers, and external vendors.
  • Ability to self-motivate and work effectively to manage multiple projects and within strict time constraints.
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and organizational skills, high integrity, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as collaboratively as a member of the accounting team.
  • Proficiency in equity administration software (ideally Shareworks) and Microsoft Excel.
  • Certified Equity Professional (CEP) designation preferred.
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint financial applications
  • This position requires the ability to obtain a security clearance, for which U.S. citizenship is needed by U.S. Government

The salary range for this role is $90-115k

STR is a growing technology company with locations near Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, near Dayton, OH, Melbourne, FL, and Carlsbad, CA. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security in: cyber; next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare; and artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, and we go home at night knowing that we pushed the envelope of technology and made the world safer.

STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at for more info.

STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at [email protected] and provide your contact info.

Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • MatlabLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
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    • MongoDBDatabases
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An Insider's view of STR

What are some social events your company does?

To create and foster connections among employees, STR hosts community events monthly. These include paint nights, trivia nights, cooking classes, and other exciting activities. Throughout the year, STR holds fun contests including a Movement Challenge and an Ugly Sweater Contest. To bring everyone together, STR also hosts a Holiday Party each year.


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How does the company support your career growth?

My STR internship gave me the opportunity to leverage and expand upon my skill set to solve real-world problems and contribute to my group’s research goals. Now as a full-time employee, I’m excited to continue working with a team of bright, talented, and friendly people on exciting challenges which push the boundaries of technology!


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What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's pretty fun to work at a place that does good things and treats its employees really well. There is free coffee, oatmeal, snacks, Brugger’s Bagels every Friday, lots of giveaways (peloton bikes!), a ton of employee academic/fun clubs (I am in the RF, surfing, running, and math clubs), and fun laptop stickers.


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What are STR Perks + Benefits

Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
STR currently offers unconscious bias training to all employees.
Diversity employee resource groups
All STR employees have the opportunity to join or start their own Employee Resource Groups . Some existing ERGs include Womxn@STR, GenZ@STR, and more.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend

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