Government Contract Accountant

Company: Accountemps ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MD-Bethesda
$50,000.00 - $65,000.00 /Year
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Full-Time
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Job Description Ref ID:04510-9500451227

Classification:Accountant - Staff

Compensation:$50,000.00 to $65,000.00 per year

The Senior Accountant is responsible for processing, accounting for, and reporting on grants and awards in compliance with both Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and OMB Circulars A-110, A-122 and A-133 primarily. The incumbent in this role will also design, implement and maintain business process documents. Must be familiar with USAID Grants. Roles and Responsibilities: • Responsible for the monthly accounting for all applicable grants/awards which includes but is not limited to: travel advance accruals, revenue je's, expense allocation je's, review of all grant related wire payments. Also prepares the annual NICRA calculation. • Responsible for the monthly/quarterly/annual grants related reporting which includes but is not limited to: Pipeline reporting, Baseline reporting, FFR reporting. • Develops and implements business process documents as needed to ensure mission critical tasks are maintained in the event of an employee absence. • Provides lead level support for interim and year end audits, governmental audits, or other internal/external 3rd party inquiries by preparing PBC's, liaising with the external auditors and conducting analysis as needed primarily related to Grants Accounting. • Interacts with Finance, and other internal and external stakeholders on a routine basis to ensure data accuracy and compliance with GAAP, OMB Circulars, and other pertinent regulations. • Functions as the primary backup and support for ad hoc roles as assigned by management. • Performs other duties as required. Required Skills • CPA preferred. • Experience with Oracle Financials is preferred but not required. • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft software (Word, Excel). • Individual must possess the ability to influence without direct authority. • Results driven with demonstrated successful outcomes. • Ability and desire to work well with diverse employees and customers in a cooperative and friendly manner. • Must possess ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. • Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills • Ability to lead within the group and oversee certain tasks, projects, and/or staff/temporaries on an as needed basis. • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required. Experience: Accountant Job Duties: • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information. • Documents financial transactions by entering account information. • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options. • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports. • Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents. • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures. • Guides accounting clerical staff by coordinating activities and answering questions. • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information. • Secures financial information by completing data base backups. Concur Software Implementation Experience QuickBooks experience Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics
Job RequirementsRequirements: BS in Accounting with 4+ years of industry experience. Public Accounting and/or CPA highly preferred. Versatile ERP/Software experiences such as SAP, Oracle, Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics, Deltek (Costpoint, GCS), JDEdwards, QuickBooks, etc. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics To Apply: Please send resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company once again was named first in our industry on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" (March 1, 2017), and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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