Costpoint Project Setup Specialist

Employer
Mindbank
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Mindbank Job Order Number: 214472JAC Job Title: Project Specialist Deltek CostPoint (Accounting/Finance) Job Location: Herndon, VA Job Type: 6 month Contract to Perm with our client. Salary: $ 60,000.00 - $ 70,000.00Job Start: IMMEDIATELY! March 2017 Type of Company: Professional IT Services Company Attire: Business Casual - Professional Parking: Free at the Building Please send resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Our Client is seeking a Project Specialist for their Accounting Department in Herndon, VA! Job title: Cost Point Project Set up Specialist JOB OVERVIEW Must have Deltek, CostPoint Experience!! This job requires Deltek, Costpoint skills; client is setting up projects in Deltek, Costpoint. The Project Specialist collaborates with internal and external clients to set up projects, invoice customers, collect receivables, analyze unbilled receivables, reconcile billed vs. revenue activity and, as required, provides ad-hoc support and analyses. Internal clients include: Project Accountants, Program/Project Managers, operations management and representatives from Accounting & Finance. The Project Specialist must exercise judgment and possess strong problem solving skills in performing his/her duties while complying with established policies and procedures. The Project Specialist has a fiduciary responsibility to involve line management in the event of non-compliance with the Company's published financial policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: * Establish a business relationship with internal and external customers. Provide guidance and support to facilitate accurate and timely billing and prompt collection. * Understand the basic contract document(s) as it relates to billing and revenue. * Identify and confirm invoicing requirements with the Finance, Contracts Administrator and the Program/Project Manager(s). * As necessary, collaborate with the Finance lead to devise a project structure that considers billing requirements. * Create and maintain all electronic set up billing files. * Review the PSF and project set up in Deltek, Costpoint (as it relates to billing) for accuracy. * Ensure the Finance Lead properly populated the billing formula and the "biller" fields. * Ensure the project set up/structure supports the billing requirements as specified in the contract (or by the client if not included in the contract). * Set up and maintain assigned projects in Navision based on project requirements and in compliance with the Company's set up rules to ensure the proper recognition of revenue. * Review sales order requests from Sales Operations for completeness and accuracy and return non-compliant requests to Sales Operations. Process invoices for compliant requests. * Enter planning lines and create invoices in Costpoint based on billing requests and shipped products. Calculate automated invoices in Cost point for T&M and Cost Plus Contracts * Remit invoices to the client. * Based on review of the billing log and given feedback from the Accounting & Finance, follow up on payment discrepancies with clients (short pays and over pays). Elevate payment issues related to performance to the Finance Lead, Program/Project Manager and Accounting & Finance. * Perform monthly reconciliations of billed/unbilled vs. revenue activity. Research and resolve unexplained reconciling items. Notify the Sr. Manager of Corporate Project Accounting of significant, reconciling items that remain unresolved for extended periods. * Input invoices into WAWF or other contract specific submission requirements. * Ensure compliance with the Company's financial policies and procedures as they relate to invoicing and collections. Serve as a liaison between the Program Managers and the Sr. Manager of Corporate Project Accounting. * Continually assess ongoing processes to identify areas for potential improvement. As required, participate in initiatives to improve processes (ie participate in working groups). QUALIFICATIONS:* Must be have 4 - 6 years of experience working within an accounting group that is responsible for setting up federal projects in the accounting system; using Deltek, CostPoint.* Must have experience properly populating the billing formula and the "biller" fields.* Must have experience having set up/structure supports the billing requirements as specified in the contract (or by the client if not included in the contract).* Must have experience having set up and maintained assigned projects in Navision based on project requirements and in compliance with the Company's set up rules to ensure the proper recognition of revenue.* Must have experience having reviewed sales order requests from Sales Operations for completeness and accuracy and return non-compliant requests to Sales Operations. Process invoices for compliant requests.* Must have experience having entered planning lines and create invoices in Deltek, Costpoint based on billing requests and shipped products and have calculated automated invoices in Deltek , Costpoint for T&M and Cost Plus Contracts* Must demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and fluency in English.* Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with others and work independently.* Demonstrated familiarity with the practical applications of personal computers and basic application software (eg, Excel, Word, etc.).* Ability to assess, interpret and apply government and industry standards, specifications and handbooks to the unique requirements of tasking.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:BS or BA degree in a related discipline is highly desirable (business, finance or accounting).Must have 4-6 years of experience in working in accounting environmentsMust have 2-4 years of setting up contracts and projects in Deltek, CostpointMust be able to pass an American background checkMust be able to speak, read and write English fluentlyWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSGeneral office environment; may occasionally be required to lift up to 20lbs.Please send resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Mindbank offers:* Competitive compensation packages * Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision insurance)* Quality Assurance Program to ensure client & consultant satisfaction for each assignment * 401-K Plan* Training Credits * Employment Options * Market Strength - Quality Reputation* Our Commitment to our employees and clientsPlease send resume to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]Mindbank Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.