Part-time Senior Cost Accountant

Location: Columbia, Maryland
Date Posted: 04-10-2018 #10841713
Part-time Senior Cost Accountant
Looking for an accountant to supplement our current team and produce work products that can be used for management decisions. Consultant would be paid on an hourly basis. Estimated hours = 10/hrs per week, possibly more, possibly less depending on needs. Must understand government contracting accounting.

The ideal candidate has experience in and will be performing the following:
• Analyzing budget variances and providing detailed explanations
• Prepare quarterly financial statements and perform quarterly financial analysis
• Prepare the annual budget and quarterly budget reports
• Reporting financial results to management
• Preparing and analyzing financial trends
• Reconciliations of bank accounts, credit cards, and other GL accounts
• Preparing contract invoices and supporting documentation
• Establishing rapport with customer accounting departments to improve collection of receivables
• Tracking contract funding
• Prepare reports and packages for external auditors
• Entering accounting transactions and journal entries Interpreting FAR, CAS, and DCAA requirements
• Create and maintain spreadsheets for the company
• Contract management assistance
• Attend contract meetings
Required Experience:
• Degree in accounting or financial management, CPA desirable
• 5-8 years plus experience with complete accounting cycle through FYE closing
• Experience in Government Contracting accounting
• Working knowledge of Quick Books (QB) software
• Ability to create various management reports
• Understand and interpret QB reports
• Excellent communication skills – translate reports for review with management principals
• Experience in Job Costing environment
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