Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Fairfax, VA 22031

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Senior Project Set Up Accountant jobs in Fairfax, VA delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
8 to 15 characters
1 uppercase letter
1 number or symbol
1 lowercase letter
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Senior Project Set Up Accountant

Kforce Finance and Accounting • Fairfax, VA

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

$80,000 - $90,000/Year
Government - Civil Service

Job Competition



How Do You Compare to the Competition?

Get facts about other applicants with a CareerBuilder Account

Job Description


Kforce has a client in Fairfax, Virginia (VA) is seeking a Senior Project Set Up Accountant (Costpoint V7) to work in their Corporate Revenue Compliance Department. Summary: The Senior Project Set Up Accountant will oversee the setup and maintenance of Deltek Costpoint direct projects and direct intercompany work orders. A key role for the Company, the ideal candidate will have significant experience with complex project accounting and the associated setup within Costpoint 7.1.1. They will ensure our project setups are accurate, effective and aligned with policy and will serve as the key liaison between operations finance and Corporate Accounting. Key Responsibilities:
  • Set-up and maintain projects using Deltek Costpoint 7.1.1
  • Work with Project Managers, Project Financial Controllers and revenue compliance staff to design project set-up configurations that meet the billing, revenue recognition and reporting requirements and are aligned with Corporate standards and policies
  • For complex projects, host project setup kickoff meetings, and manage the process for reviewing and approving new awards
  • Serve as the liaison between Program Managers and support staff to ensure that the project setup efficiently and effectively meets both contract and corporate requirements
  • Design, develop, and maintain written procedures, and establish and document project set-up protocols
  • Validate billing system invoice calculation and application of caps, fees, and indirect rates as needed
  • Resolve complex invoicing issues that arise due to unique billing requirements, project adjustments, or system issues
  • Make recommendations to improve the efficiency, usefulness, and effectiveness of project accounting, billing, accounts receivable functions and internal controls
  • Set-up and maintain intercompany work orders between operating group and legacy business
  • Assist Manager, in providing vision for establishing the function and rolling it out to legacy business

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance, Business or related discipline, or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint 7.1.1 and particularly project setup and billing modules/capabilities
  • 5+ years' experience in government contracting environment ideal
  • Cognos experience
  • Experience using Microsoft office applications
  • Comprehensive knowledge of cost reimbursable, time and material and fixed price government contracts as well as commercial contracts
  • Ability to interface with project managers and support staff
  • Great time management skills and ability to work in a time sensitive project accounting function
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID: FAAQG1793878
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

More Jobs at Kforce Finance and Accounting

View All Similar Jobs View All Similar Jobs