Accounting Manager-Billing

Employer
Westat
Location
MD - Rockville
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 02, 2017
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary


Westat is seeking an Accounting Manager to lead the billing unit within the fast-paced Accounting & Contracts department.

Job Responsibilities


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing technical direction, administrative oversight and leadership to the billing team; leading the design, implementation and tracking of monthly status reports; identifying and resolving complex billing issues; ensuring compliance with contractual invoicing requirements; collaborating with Contracts and Accounting groups on various objectives; performing AR and GL reconciliations, and testing established system controls; updating and reporting emerging issues to senior management; and creating and updating billing policies and procedures.

Job Requirements


· A Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration and 15 years of relevant work experience or a Master's degree and 10 years of related experience.
· Management experience, with the ability to train and lead a team, including at least 5 years of direct supervisory experience.
· In-depth understanding of Deltek's Costpoint system with specific expertise in the various billing related modules.
· Extensive billing experience in the federal contracting environment, with expertise in the major contract types and associated cost-accounting rules.
· Proficiency in major government systems such as IPP and WAWF, as well as strong Microsoft Excel skills.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Westat offers competitive benefits with ESOP, 401k, Health, Dental, paid vacation, sick and holiday leave, professional development as well as other benefits.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.

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