Ref No.: 17-03739
Location: Ashburn, Virginia
Accountant
Ashburn, VA
6 Month Contract

Job Description
  • Our Client is a rapidly growing division specializing in the innovative design, test and manufacture of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
  • Our staff has led or supported the development and deployment of multiple advanced technology systems for a variety of key government customers.
  • If you like the idea of hands-on experience designing, building, testing and fielding UAVs that perform vital missions, then our Client may be the company for you.
  • We are currently recruiting an Accountant, and invite you to consider a position on our creative and highly motivated team in Ashburn, Virginia.
  • Candidate will work directly with the Accounting Manager and Assistant Controller to ensure the monthly closes are done accurately and timely including preparing reports for our Client.
  • This position will perform a wide range of duties in direct support of the close cycle, management reporting, assisting in maintenance of the accounting system, principles, practices and procedures.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and research discrepancies and final resolution recommendations
  • Assist in treasury functions to include banking administration, AR/CR management, preparation of cash forecasts and variance reporting
  • Update/Maintain Fixed Assets database/schedule
  • Reconcile balance sheet and income statement accounts to the general ledger; research discrepancies and determine appropriate courses of action for review and approval by manager
  • Prepare and enter monthly journal entries
  • Assist in the preparation of the balance sheet, profit and loss statement and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position
  • Ensure all reporting is submitted according to corporate accounting schedules
  • Assist manager in preparing proper consolidations of division financial statements, including treatment of inter-company accounts, preparation and documentation of all supporting schedules for recordkeeping, variance analysis, and SOX/ audit purposes
  • Provide direct support for any general ledger inquiries or support data requests within position scope
  • Assist with external DCAA and financial audit requirements including preparing supporting schedules, compiling documentation, responding to questions and other requests
  • Assist with Incurred Cost Submission and other Client Corporate Annual reporting and filing requirements
  • Adhere to controls and processes and assist in the documentation, implementation and monitoring of company internal control procedures and policies
  • As required, participate in initiatives to improve processes (i.e. participate in working groups)
  • Preparation and support of the monthly Hyperion Actuals, and Forecast submissions
  • Provide back up support to AP and AR/Project Control accountants
  • Special projects, as required
Education/Experience
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in end-to-end financial Accounting, Reporting and ad hoc analysis
  • Candidates should have experience with and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint software
  • Attention to detail and strong reconciliation skills a must
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Office to include advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Desired
  • Knowledge of Cognos and Hyperion preferred
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint migrations or conversions
  • CPA or Master's degree is desired
  • Public Company experience desired