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Creative Financial Staffing

Description


Controller 

 





SUMMARY: Our client is a defense contractor dedicated to providing outstanding program management, engineering, logistics, and operations support to Department of Defense customers. The Controller will oversee all phases of accounting operations, provide the planning and direction necessary to accomplish all financial reporting requirements, and deliver financial analyses and data for pricing decisions and contract negotiations.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for growth as they hope this person can move into the CFO role once they familiarize themselves more with the company!
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Overseeing the operations of the accounting function; managing the accounting operations of parent and subsidary companies especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and accounting and finance policies and procedures; coordinating outsourced accounting functions as necessary.

  • Developing and maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure compliance with (GAAP) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost accounting standards; complying with local, state, federal government, and government contracting reporting and tax filing requirements; researching and staying abreast of the latest regulatory trends.

  • Issuing timely, complete, and accurate financial accounts and reports; recommending benchmarks against which to measure company performance; calculating and issuing financial and operating metrics; preparing the annual budget and forecasts; calculating variances from the budget and report significant issues to senior leadership; monitoring debt levels and compliance with debt covenants; providing for a system of management cost reports.

  • Preparing cost narratives and cost pricing spreadsheets for proposals; preparing incurred cost submissions and coordinating the collection and submission of additional information when requested; coordinating with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) personnel for contract audits.

  • Ensuring general accounting support (accounts receivable, accounts payable, charts of accounts, billing, reconciliations, monthly and year-end close, purchase requests, timekeeping, expense, and payroll) is performed personally or provided by accounting and finance staff.

  • Serving as a liaison with external auditors, bank representatives, financial advisors, and insurance agents; coordinating the provision of information to external auditors for annual financial and retirement plan audits.

  • Leading and supervising accounting and finance staff; providing timely feedback and coaching; performing annual performance reviews.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related discipline with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in a Government Contracting environment required; minimum of four (4) years’ supervisory experience required;

  • Proficiency using various software, applications, and programs including Microsoft Office Suite; experience using Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time & Expense, and ADP Workforce Now.

  • Experience with a variety of contract types (e.g. FFP, CPFF, T&M, IDIQ).

  • Hands-on experience with preparing cost proposals and budgets.

  • Expertise in FAR cost accounting standards and experience responding to DCAA requests for information.

  • Demonstrated skill in producing financial reports that accurately explain the financial well-being of the company.

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships and communicate successfully with senior level internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to work independently, follow-through on projects from conception to completion, and complete work accurately and timely with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated initiative/self-motivation, eagerness to learn, and attention-to-detail.

  • Ability to working collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.




Keywords: controller, controllership, comptroller, CFO, accounting manager, accounting, finance, management, CPA

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Location US-MD-Fort Washington
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $125,000.00 - $145,000.00 /Year
Store Type Accounting, Finance, Management

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Creative Financial Staffing
Company:
US-MD-Fort Washington
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
$125,000.00 - $145,000.00 /Year
Pay Rate:
Accounting, Finance, Management
Store Type:

Description


Controller 

 





SUMMARY: Our client is a defense contractor dedicated to providing outstanding program management, engineering, logistics, and operations support to Department of Defense customers. The Controller will oversee all phases of accounting operations, provide the planning and direction necessary to accomplish all financial reporting requirements, and deliver financial analyses and data for pricing decisions and contract negotiations.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking for growth as they hope this person can move into the CFO role once they familiarize themselves more with the company!
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Overseeing the operations of the accounting function; managing the accounting operations of parent and subsidary companies especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and accounting and finance policies and procedures; coordinating outsourced accounting functions as necessary.

  • Developing and maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure compliance with (GAAP) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost accounting standards; complying with local, state, federal government, and government contracting reporting and tax filing requirements; researching and staying abreast of the latest regulatory trends.

  • Issuing timely, complete, and accurate financial accounts and reports; recommending benchmarks against which to measure company performance; calculating and issuing financial and operating metrics; preparing the annual budget and forecasts; calculating variances from the budget and report significant issues to senior leadership; monitoring debt levels and compliance with debt covenants; providing for a system of management cost reports.

  • Preparing cost narratives and cost pricing spreadsheets for proposals; preparing incurred cost submissions and coordinating the collection and submission of additional information when requested; coordinating with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) personnel for contract audits.

  • Ensuring general accounting support (accounts receivable, accounts payable, charts of accounts, billing, reconciliations, monthly and year-end close, purchase requests, timekeeping, expense, and payroll) is performed personally or provided by accounting and finance staff.

  • Serving as a liaison with external auditors, bank representatives, financial advisors, and insurance agents; coordinating the provision of information to external auditors for annual financial and retirement plan audits.

  • Leading and supervising accounting and finance staff; providing timely feedback and coaching; performing annual performance reviews.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or a related discipline with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in a Government Contracting environment required; minimum of four (4) years’ supervisory experience required;

  • Proficiency using various software, applications, and programs including Microsoft Office Suite; experience using Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time & Expense, and ADP Workforce Now.

  • Experience with a variety of contract types (e.g. FFP, CPFF, T&M, IDIQ).

  • Hands-on experience with preparing cost proposals and budgets.

  • Expertise in FAR cost accounting standards and experience responding to DCAA requests for information.

  • Demonstrated skill in producing financial reports that accurately explain the financial well-being of the company.

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships and communicate successfully with senior level internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to work independently, follow-through on projects from conception to completion, and complete work accurately and timely with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated initiative/self-motivation, eagerness to learn, and attention-to-detail.

  • Ability to working collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.




Keywords: controller, controllership, comptroller, CFO, accounting manager, accounting, finance, management, CPA

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