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Senior Project Accountant 15491696

Fairfax, VA
Our $1B+ Government Contracting client is seeking a Senior Project Accountant to join a rapidly growing team and company. This is a newly created position due to growth. You will join a team and be responsible for Project Setup and Revenue Recognition for several projects across the company. MUST have experience with Deltek Costpoint software, project setup, and revenue recognition experience in a Government Contraction environment. This position liaises with many other departments thus offering great visibility and experience. This company has fantastic leadership, very collegial environment, great compensation and benefits, and an opportunity to grow. This role can be remote if the candidate is outside the Washington DC area.

Company and position overview:
  • ~$1B Government Contractor-PE backed
  • Reports into Project Accounting Manager
  • Newly create position due to growth
  • Must have Deltek Costpoint, strong project set up and revenue recognition understanding
  • Able to look at projects, identify trends and go through programs and do analysis
  • Joins a team of 5-7 for this group.
  • Does not manage anyone
  • Can be remote
  • Interview process-2 steps-virtual.  First is with hiring manager.  Second is with CFO.

Job Description:

You will be responsible for Project Setup and Revenue Recognition for several projects across firm. As we continue to expand, this role is being created to bring more Project Accounting focus across our organization.
The role will be responsible for performing all aspects of Project Setup in Costpoint for new contract awards and modifications (including, but not limited to WBS structure, billing, revenue, PLC codes, billing rates, workforce).  In this role, they will drive accuracy and consistency across the Company.   They will work closely with Contracts, Operations and Revenue Compliance Staff to ensure Project Setup is correct and allows for necessary reporting, revenue recognition and billing.  In addition to Project Setup, this role will perform monthly revenue analysis of projects to ensure that revenue is correct for month-end close.  They will monitor project performance (profitability and costs) to help with the revenue recognition and risk process.  This role will work with many departments to identify any additional automation that can be added or process improvement necessary to ensure all SOX controls are met. 

Required Skills:
  • 2 years’ experience with government contracting
  • Financial Analysis experience
  • Experience working with accounting and finance organizations
  • Successful track record in setting priorities
Desired but not required Skills:
  • CPA
  • Leadership experience
  • Deltek Costpoint 7
  • Experience with a publicly traded company
  • Experience with full CAS covered business
Matthew Antine, Search Director
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