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Senior Accountant (Government Contracts) at Robert Half

Senior Accountant (Government Contracts)

Robert Half Tampa, FL Full-Time
$65,000.00 - $80,000.00 / year
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Ref ID: 01070-0011739406

Classification: Sr. Accountant

Compensation: $65000.00 to $80000.00 yearly

Are you looking to join a great team of accounting professionals? Do you have a strong background in government contracts and cost allocation? If so, this might be the right position for you. Our client is looking for a solid leader in the government contracting space, you will participate as a Sr. accountant on a team of experts and will be responsible for preparing and consolidating financial statements, analyzing, and reconciling accounts, analyzing cash flow, creating budgets and forecasts, preparing audits, and managing internal control maintenance as well as the regulatory reporting associated with government contracting. The selected candidate will bring strong analytical skills to the role and should be capable of handling challenging, fast-paced work environments. Great compensation, benefits, and excellent advancement opportunities are all available with our client, including the opportunity to work remotely, after initial onboarding due to the pandemic, however, the opportunity to continue to work from home a two to three days a week will be available post pandemic. Interested candidates please reference job #: 01070-0011739406 when you apply on our website and when you call Brian Upshaw at


Your responsibilities in this role

- Perform monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables such as journal entries, reconciliations, reports in compliance with GAAP

- Review and prepare cost reports in accordance with government Cost Accounting Standards.

- Coordinate Ad-hoc projects as necessary

- Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations

- Produce monthly consolidated P& L and Balance Sheet flux analysis for management purposes

- Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks)

- Provide assistance in coordinating quarterly reviews and testing with internal and external

- Uphold company standards when working with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls

- Commitment to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

- BA/BS in Accounting, CPA credentials are preferred

- 2+ years of overall general accounting experience, ideally with Big 4 experience

- Familiarity with CAS and FAR reporting

- Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines

- High attention to detail

- Multi set of books experience highly valued

- Audit Compliance experience highly preferred

- Hands-on experience with Multiple Entities

- Comprehension of Multi-state Environment

- Multi-state tax experience preferred

- Adeptness in cost reduction analysis

- Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

- Cost analysis experience highly desired

- Good understanding of Government Audits

- Previous experience working with Regulatory Audits

- Cost Allocation experience

- Proficiency in cost accounting

- Earlier work involving Audit Requests

- Prior experience with reporting for multiple locations

- Experience with Multiple Asset Classes

- Demonstrated knowledge of direct/indirect rate calculations

- General familiarity with ASC 606

- Background working with Audit Reports

- Solid understanding of DFARS

- Takes action on items beyond formal job responsibilities

- Accounting experience in publicly-traded company a plus

- Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing

- SEC reporting and SOX compliance is a plus

- Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

- Skilled in analytical, quantitative and social skills

- Corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence systems experience a plus

- Skilled with ERP systems

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled professionals with remote or on-site jobs in accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was No. 1 on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

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