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Director of Accounting at Jacobs

Director of Accounting

Jacobs Herndon, VA Full-Time
Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

_We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships._

_At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world._

_Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow_

**Your Impact:**

**Jacobs is currently seeking an experienced Director of Accounting in Dulles, Virginia. Responsibiities include:**

+ Integrating and leading a large team of Accountants

+ Reviewing monthly journal entries and complex account reconciliations

+ Facilitating month end closing process and preparing internal financial reports

+ Managing accounts payable and receivable activities and staff

+ Overseeing business system functionality, training and support

+ Providing accounting information to management, other departments, and external auditors

+ Driving process improvement and identify opportunities for cost savings

+ Ensuring all duties performed are in compliance with GAAP, the Cost Accounting Standards, the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Company policies and procedures, SEC reporting requirements, and Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements

+ Accounting/billing for Intercompany Work Authorizations

+ Responding to ad hoc requests for financial information

+ Payroll administration/labor pricing

+ Reading, understanding, and following the applicable process narratives pertaining to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements

+ Developing and maintaining an effective control environment over areas of responsibility

+ Supporting the year-end audit of financial statements

+ Providing support as needed to external and government auditors

+ Managing various other general accounting tasks/responsibilities

**Here's What You'll Need:**

+ A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required

+ CPA helpful but not required

+ A minimum of 15+ years of relevant experience with Government Contract Accounting

+ Ability to demonstrate experience integrating and leading a large team of Accountants

+ Ability to demonstrate strong technical acumen and well versed in U.S. GAAP required

+ Exposure to consolidations, currency translation, and international accounting and reporting issues

+ Experience working at a mid to large sized global organization

+ Technical knowledge and understanding of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and controls

**Desired Requirements:**

+ Well-rounded technical financial skills, balanced with sound business judgment

+ Ability to collaborate with others

+ Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors

+ Ability to work in a fast, dynamic environment, and prioritize competing priorities

+ Strong Microsoft Office skills



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Director of Accounting .

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