Deltek Accountant

Senior Accountant with minimum of 3 years experience in full cycle accounting operations in a government-contracting environment. The Senior Accountant will be experienced with Contract Administration, A/P, A/R, and the General Ledger and month-end close. Knowledge of GAAP, FAR, contract administration required. Deltek GCS Premier /Costpoint experience required.

Job Duties:

  • Review & process high-volume Accounts Payable Requests for assigned clients
  • Responsible for the A/R Function on assigned clients, including billing, analysis, and generation of reports
  • Process payroll for third party administrator and reconcile payroll to general ledger
  • Reconcile labor distribution to payroll records
  • Maintain timesheets in Deltek Time and Expense
  • Initiate and maintain all contract accounts
  • Assure compliance with all contract briefs, DCAA requirements, and client requirements
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all assigned contracts and clients
  • Generate, maintain, review and distribute monthly client billings and collections on all assigned accounts
  • Research billing discrepancies, review and record monthly billing adjustments
  • Serve as the liaison to clients and management, ensuring that billings are done correctly and on a timely basis
  • Answer client inquires on a timely basis
  • Maintain files between Deltek GCS/Costpoint and Deltek Time and Expense
  • Prepare Accounts Payable, Unbilled Receivables, Credit Card, Benefit and Payroll Reconciliations
  • Prepare month end journal entries for Payroll
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Inventory
  • Processes weekly Employee Expense Reimbursements and other accounts payables via EFT weekly runs
  • Support the defined needs of the Accounting Department and the organization, including serving as backup to the CFO in his absence

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable in generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and understanding of accruals
  • Proficiency with Deltek GCS Premier/Costpoint, Deltek Time and Expense
  • Possess ability to analyze financial data to make recommendations to improve the financial performance, profitability, or cash position of the company
  • Demonstrates strong understanding of our business and industry
  • Demonstrates adherence and commitment to MSA policies and procedures
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet, Google Apps and the governments Wide Area Workflow payment system (WAWF)
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Applies principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Demonstrates strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Works on multiple tasks simultaneously with regular interruptions
  • Works professionally using courtesy and tact with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone, and in writing
  • Completes tasks effectively within a reasonable amount of time
  • Follows and applies specific rules and regulations
  • Proactively acknowledges when there is a problem
  • Actively looks for ways to help people
  • Works with minimal supervision
  • Provide support for all administrative functions to include all division directors to solve accounting issues
  • Familiar with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and has knowledge of unallowable costs and cost allocations
  • Ability to understand and analyze indirect cost rates
  • Coordinate audits with independent auditors and regulatory agencies (DCAA), oversee preparation of required items

Minimum Qualification:

  • BA/BS Accounting, Finance or Business Management required
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience in a professional business environment
  • Minimum of 2 years Deltek GCS/Costpoint experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree, with five years of related experience; Three years or more of Deltek GCS Premier/Costpoint and Time and Expense experience preferred. Contract management experience is preferred.

Location: Aberdeen, MD

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