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.