Finance Specialist

MD - Rockville
Jun 22, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
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 a Finance Specialist for our fast-paced Contracts Finance team.

Job Responsibilities

Duties include, but are not limited to: preparing project finance analyses, monitoring project financial performance, resolving project specific accounting or finance inquiries. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, a good communicator, possess strong qualitative skills, have a consultative approach, have the ability to prioritize tasks and assignments, and enjoy working in a team environment.

Job Requirements

· A bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
· 5 years of relevant work experience with at least 2 years of experience in a professional services government contracting accounting or finance department
· Experience using Adobe, Microsoft Office and a federal government compliant accounting system

Preferred qualifications: Experience with Costpoint; application of US GAAP and FAR.

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, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.


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