What does a typical day look like for the Project Accountant?

  • Identify and confirm invoicing requirements with the Finance, Contracts Administrator, and the Program/Project Manager(s).
  • Create and maintain billing files that include the base contract, subsequent modifications, and invoice copies, revenue vs. billed/unbilled reconciliation, PSF, and customer correspondence.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s financial policies and procedures as they relate to invoicing and collections.
  • Serve as a liaison between the Program Managers and Corporate Project Accounting.
  • Set up and maintain assigned projects in Costpoint based on project requirements and in compliance with the Company’s set up rules to ensure the proper recognition of revenue.
  • Compare project expenses against contract terms and conditions and the Federal Acquisition Regulations for accuracy (POP, funding, billing rates, labor categories, un-allowable expenses) and identify errors and issues (incorrect project setups, misclassified expenses) and notify the Finance Lead to correct.

What qualifications do you look for?

  • BS or BA degree in a related discipline is highly desirable (business, finance, or accounting).
  • 2+ years experience with government contracting.
  • Proficient with Deltek Costpoint software.
  • Must have experience with full CAS-covered business and working with DCAA.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with others and work independently.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the practical applications of personal computers and basic application software (e.g., Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Ability to assess, interpret and apply government and industry standards, specifications, and handbooks to the unique requirements of tasking.
  • Leadership experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.