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Controller 16365979

Arlington, VA

Cordia is partnered with a premier and global government contractor who is seeking a Controller to join their team on a contract basis! As the Controller, you will manage the day to day accounting operations including overseeing the month end close, preparing financial statements, working with DCAA, DCMA, and/or outside auditors. Details below.


Title: Controller

Location: Hybrid - Arlington, VA

Hourly Rate: $60.00 - $80.00/hour

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Requirements: Costpoint


Controller Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing operations within the Accounting department, to include but not limited to all aspects of accounting; billing, financial statements, general ledger, cost accounting, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, inventory accounting, revenue recognition and various special analyses
  • Supporting all DCAA \ DCMA Audits
  • Assist and\or review preparation of tax and other government filings
  • Researching technical accounting issues as required
  • Recommend and implement accounting procedures to minimize internal control weaknesses
  • Reviewing departmental day-to-day processes and procedures to streamline and identify process improvement opportunity
  • Managing month-end and annual general ledger close process
  • Managing year-end financial audit process, including interaction/correspondence with external auditors
  • Responsibility for preparing timely and accurate financial statements, including preparation of consolidation


Controller Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or related.
  • CPA highly preferred
  • 10+ years of hands-on financial management experience within a government contracting environment with working knowledge of government contracts, including fixed price, cost-plus, and T&M.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of DCAA, FAR
  • Experience working with external auditors, internal controls, and compliance-related issues
  • Hands-on experience using Deltek Costpoint
  • Must be able to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Proficient Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


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