Accountant in Reston, VA at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reston, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/4/2018
  • Job ID:
    1804386

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Accountant provides 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.
  • Update and reviews monthly account reconciliation.
  • Assist internal and/or external audit process as required.
  • Ensure that the internal financial reporting requirements of the company are met.
  • Responsible for contract invoices bi-weekly in accordance with contractual terms.
  • Close monthly by analyzing accounts, preparing journal entries to include company allocations, calculating direct/indirect costs, rates and revenue recognition.
  • Analyze financial statements and contract performance to provide evaluation of variances for preparing bid, budget and forecast.
  • Conduct cost, schedule, contract performance, variance and risk analysis, and proposal preparation.
  • Train/assist co-workers in software and information systems to support accounting functions.
  • Audit accounts payable and payroll for accuracy.
  • Coordinate with the site staff to support accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and other specific requirements.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of accounting that includes spreadsheets and relational data base programs for data processing techniques.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent communication and people skills. 
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and General Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred.
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.

Experience & Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required. Two (2) years’ experience in financial analysis or accounting may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years of college.
  • Two (2+) plus years of experience in financial analysis or accounting required.
  • CPA Certification preferred.
  • Experience with government contract accounting, preferred.
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Generally works in a normal office environment.
  • Ability to work various shifts which may include evening and weekend hours.