Accountant Principal in Fort Worth, TX at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 8/4/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Accountant Principal provides subject matter expert level professional accounting services by preparing, analyzing and processing financial statements, budgets, customer invoices and monthly reports for the company and Strategic Business Unit (SBU).
Principal Accountabilities

  • Apply knowledge of accounting principles to activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial statements and reports.
  • Lead updates and reviews monthly account reconciliation.
  • Assist internal and/or external audit process as required.
  • Ensure the internal financial reporting requirements of the company are met.
  • Responsible for the more difficult SBUs accounts’ contracts invoices are accurate and reconciled for monthly payment.
  • Responsible for monthly close and adjusting journal entries.
  • Responsible for the follow-up on accounts receivable for the SBU.
  • Point of contract for site and customer support for the financial management organization.
  • Audits SBU and prepares reports on the status of the contract.
  • Conducts studies and submit recommendations for improving the organization’s accounting operation.
  • Serves as a consultant to implement accounting functions during phase-in of a new contract.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting that includes high level spreadsheets and relational data bases program for data processing techniques.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Knowledge of Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple high level work assignments, work with no supervision, and work well under pressure.

Experience & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in an associated degree. Two (2) years experience in accounting may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.
  • CPA or CPA Candidate preferred.
  • Six (6) or more years’ experience in general accounting.  
  • Four (4) years in government contract accounting experience preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.

  • Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations as requested may be required.


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