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Accounting Manager (Costpoint) 16350351

Arlington, VA
Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert is partnered with a scientific research organization who is seeking an Accounting Manager with Costpoint experience to join their team on a contract to hire basis. Details below!

Title: Accounting Manager
Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA
Hourly Rate: Market
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Position Overview: As the Accounting Manager, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the financial health and integrity of our client's organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, extensive experience with Deltek Costpoint, and a proven track record of successfully managing accounting functions.


  • Provide strategic financial leadership and guidance to the accounting team.
  • Collaborate with senior management to develop and implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate advanced proficiency in Deltek Costpoint software.
  • Utilize Costpoint to manage and analyze financial data, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of financial reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, working closely with department heads to establish accurate financial projections.
  • Monitor and report on budget variances, providing insightful analysis to support decision-making.
  • Implement and maintain strong internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with accounting policies and regulations.
  • Conduct regular audits to identify and rectify any discrepancies or irregularities.
  • Supervise and mentor accounting staff, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
  • Conduct performance evaluations and provide ongoing professional development opportunities.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. CPA or CMA certification preferred.
  2. Proven experience as an Accounting Manager or similar role.
  3. In-depth knowledge of Costpoint software is mandatory.
  4. Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and regulatory compliance.
  5. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  6. Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  7. Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and a commitment to meeting deadlines.

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