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Accountant (Full-time/Flex)

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Location
Bethesda, MD
Hourly
$40.00 - $50.00
Job Type
Temp To Perm
Date
Apr 17, 2018
Job ID
2580943
Position:  Accountant (Full-time/Flex)

Company:  Small, but rapidly growing government contractor specializing in research, writing, committee and project management, meeting planning, and scientific review and planning services.

Location:  HQ in Bethesda, MD. 

Hours / Schedule: Temp to Direct opening for the qualified candidate, looking for someone onsite at minimum 30 hours weekly  

Pay Rate: $40-$50/hr, based on experience.

Job Description:  Accountant with government accounting experience.
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Accounting support for a small Government consulting firm using JAMIS, a DCAA-approved government contracting accounting system
  • Heavy transactional usage in A/P, A/R, Bank Recs, Cash Receipts, Billing, Closing, G/L, and project setup.
  • Managing month-end and annual general ledger close process including timely and accurate preparation of all financial reports at the project/company levels as well as balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Possess working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAPP); familiarity with general Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) requirements, Federal legislation, rules, and guidelines a plus. 

Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in Accounting or Finance. Masters, CPA, or 3 years of specialized experience preferred.
  • Experience in government accounting ERP a must (e.g., Deltek, JAMIS).  JAMIS is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GAAP; knowledge of FAR, and Federal legislation, rules, and guidelines preferred.
  • Sound understanding of system implementation and integration, government contracting, and DCAA regulations a plus
  • Highly detail-oriented, analytical, and organized.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office suite.