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Project Accountant at Edge Staffing Partners

Project Accountant

Edge Staffing Partners Fairfax, VA (On Site) Full-Time


Job Description

Growing government contractor seeks to add a Project Accountant to assume vital role in overall management of company. A highly skilled professional who has previous experience in Costpoint is required. Experience required in Government Contracts and cost accounting in all types of contracts (T&M, FFP, CP, etc.). The Project Accountant will support full-cycle accounting and finance duties which may include Project Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Contract Billings, Revenue Recognition, Fixed Assets, General Ledger accounting, month-end close, account reconciliations, and financial reporting. This individual will work closely as part of LST's Accounting and Finance teams on responsibilities which may include, but not limited to:

  • Prepare project and workforce setups in accounting system
  • Communicate with contracts, program managers and VPs on various project setup items
  • Process and input contract modifications
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations/analysis and journal entries
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation
  • Assist with month end close cycle and year-end closing
  • Review revenue recognition and prepare related analysis
  • Prepare Accounts Payable vouchers
  • Support the invoicing process
  • Develop audit schedules and coordinate with independent auditors and regulatory agencies (DCAA), oversee preparation of required items.
  • Support cash management processes and forecasting
  • Assist with management of corporate taxes and related schedules
  • Manage corporate credit card administration and reconciliation
  • Review expense reports and expense reimbursement to ensure proper charging
  • Monitor and manage the documentation of accounting policies and procedures and suggest improvement to current workflow Maintain company accounting systems

    Required Skills

    Education and Experience

  • 5-10 years of progressive accounting/financial experience with a government contractor
  • Additional experience with a public accounting or management consulting firm is desirable.
  • Solid understanding of government contract accounting, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) Auditing standards
  • Experience working with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as a customer is a plus
  • Highly proficient with Deltek Costpoint is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Office Suite especially Excel and Access
  • Experience with Cognos is a plus

    Other Competencies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work as a team member or as an individual contributor
  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Must have strong customer service orientation; be able to maintain a professional demeanor, and work under pressure to handle critical issues in timely manner

by Jobble

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  • Accounts Payable
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  • General Ledger
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  • Accounts Receivable
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