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Project/Cost Accountant $90 - 100K

Project/Cost AccountantThe Project Accountant is the liaison between Finance, Contracts and Operational personnel to establish projects, assist with billing setups to internal and external customers, revenue recognition, project budget input, directive modifications, project closeouts and margin analysis.Duties/Responsibilities:The Project Accountant will also assist Accounting and Finance management with various special projects as needed and directed. This position requires an experienced accounting and finance professional capable of performing duties with little or no supervision.Essential Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):• Work with Contract team members to ensure Costpoint project setup accurately produces job cost reports, invoicing, project budgets, and revenue recognition• Ensure all project setup and maintenance functions comply with organizational standards and internal controls• Post daily project activity for directive/task modifications• Research and resolve variance and/or misclassified cost postings• Support contract and subcontract management; financial reporting; contract budget, analysis, and forecasting for different funding sources• Coordinate the monthly closing with accounting team ensuring correct results with minimal adjustments; Generate general ledger entries; Prepare monthly financial reporting and balance sheet reconciliations (inventory); Provide information for weekly flash reports (when established); Prepare additional analysis as required to explain and summarize financial activity• Monthly, compare actual project expenses against contract terms and conditions and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) for accuracy (POP, funding, billing rates, labor categories, un-allowable expenses). Identify errors and issues (incorrect project set ups, misclassified expenses) and assist with corrections.• Compile program reports as requested for budgets, forecasts, financial presentations, and other materials to support the customer and Program Managers.• Assist with verifying completeness of documentation, terms, and conditions for subcontracts and procurements, including sufficient funding.• Assist with establishing, monitoring, and enforcement of inventory control procedures including compliance.• Perform cost analysis of proposed projects, as necessary.• Provide input on budget realignments.• Prepare monthly accruals for subcontractors, labor, fringe, and CAP• Works with F&A Manager to recognize monthly revenue ensuring appropriate recognition in accordance with GAAP and contract guidelines• Report margin analysis of projects to ensure costs are accurately and appropriately recorded• Timely completion of Project closeouts.• Backup to Billing Specialist• Integral piece of the audit preparation and support• Make enhancements to financial systems as business needs change to support our internal customers. Provide support as required for system implementations and upgrades.• Special projects or other duties as assignedRequirements:Advanced knowledge of Costpoint, Cognos reporting, and Microsoft suite of products5+ years work experience in a government contracting environment with increasing responsibilityBachelor’s Degree (BS) in accounting or 8+ years of project accounting experience may be substitutedExpert understanding of FAR, DFARS, GAAP, CAS, and DCAA audit standardsExperience with contract closeouts and unbilled receivablesFamiliarity with indirect costs pools and allocationsSpecial skills: Demonstrated analytical proficiency; Posses the ability to understand and correlate complex business issues into simple cause and effect explanationsExcellent formal and informal written and oral communication skillsIf you would like to learn more about IT / Telecommunications Opportunities please contact:Pat McIntyre at Call / Text: 605 . 705 . 3808 or Pat.McIntyre@gogpac.comAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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Posted
70 days ago

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