AP Accountant (DoD/Govt) - Hiring Now

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Alexandria, VA
Aug 11, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Full Time
Overview: Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon. We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team. SPA has an immediate opening for an A/P Accountant to support our Corporate Finance Department. Costpoint experience is a plus, and AP experience in a government contracting setting is required. The A/P Accountant performs a variety of accounting tasks requiring experience and judgment with accounting functions related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. #IN123 Responsibilities: The A/P Accountant maintains financial records and data systems, including vendor files. They sort and match invoices and check requests and prepare and process accounts payable checks, wire transfers and ACH payments. In addition, the A/P Accountant processes complicated or non-repetitive accounting transactions. The A/P Accountant will also be responsible for the following: Preparing invoices for payment; Reconciliation of payments and bank accounts; Preparing analysis of accounts; Verifying invoices, invoice numbers, account codes and financial accounts and resolves any discrepancies. The A/P Accountant will also post information and balances to the general or subsidiary ledgers; Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports; Receive and Disburse payment from and to employees; Trace transactions through previous accounting actions to determine discrepancies; List and checks details necessary for preparation of reports; Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries, and perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience is preferred. AP experience in a government contracting/government contractor setting required. 2-4 years of Expense Report and Vendor A/P experience required. The ideal candidate has Deltek Costpoint knowledge, training, or experience. Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills. Desired Qualifications: Electronic Expense Reporting a plus. Government contracting experience preferred.

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