Staff Accountant

Sterling, Virginia, United States | Finance | Full-time


Sestra Systems, an innovative and rapidly growing startup delivering IoT-based smart dispensing solutions to the beverage industry, is recruiting an Accounting Associate to join our finance team. This is a position with significant growth potential, that will be initially responsible for assisting with general corporate accounting tasks and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be detailed oriented and willing to roll up their sleeves.


  • Perform general accounting duties including accounts payable, invoicing, collections and expense system support
  • Assist with tracking, recording and reconciling inventory, issue purchase orders for vendors
  • Prepare accounting related entries
  • Follow our company’s established accounting processes
  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Provide other administrative support as assigned

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required
  • 0-2 years’ experience in accounting or related field
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office with advanced Excel skills; there will be an Excel assessment as part of interview process
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Able to read and understand technical forms and financial reports
  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships 

Location and Benefits:

  • This position is located in Sterling, VA 20166
  • 401k, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Company equity
  • Dog friendly office


About Sestra Systems, Inc.

Sestra was founded by Lev Volftsun, a serial entrepreneur who has sold two technology companies to Cisco Systems & a third to Metaswitch, with a total accumulated value of over $1B. We bring IoT connectivity to on-tap dispensing, serving up the perfect pour & delivering revolutionary loss prevention to our customers, who serve draft beverages (beer, wine, cocktails, cold brew coffee, etc.). Our patented pour control technology ensures that each & every beverage is poured to the exact volume & temperature specified, virtually eliminating costly over-pouring. Our hands-free, push-to-pour dispensing increases speed of service, thereby eliminating long lines & increasing revenues during the busiest service periods. Our connected devices record each & every event & syncs with the cloud to provide valuable real-time analytics & remote administration capabilities to our customers.

Sestra’s smart dispensing solutions are installed as mission-critical applications within iconic sports venues, performing arts centers, hotels & restaurants across the country. The Washington Nationals, Kennedy Center, Warner Theater, Lincoln Center, W Hotel & Audi Field are just a few of our local clients.