Assistant Controller

Apr 04, 2018
May 14, 2018
Full Time
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


Assistant Controller

An excellent opportunity for a proven accounting professional to join the management team of the Accounting & Finance Department for a large Engineering and Architectural firm.

Reviews project financial performance for revenue recognition purpose;Facilitates month end close in a timely manner, including preparation of various journal entries;Reviews financial reports to identify issues; Communicate with business unit managers and project managers to resolve financial issues;Assists in annual operations budgets;Prepares overhead schedules for reporting to federal and state agencies; Coordinates with various external audit efforts such as the year-end financial statement audit, overhead audits;Liaises with and coordinates responses to external auditors;Manages assigned accounting staff, including workflow analysis;Ensures accounting policies are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, Federal Acquisition Regulations and tax requirements; Reviews and keeps up-to-date the policies and procedures relating to accounting areas assigned; Participates in the development, modification and review of accounting systems, reporting methods, and controls. Coordinates accounting functions with IT as necessary;Other areas as needed to support corporate strategic financial goals.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • C.P.A. preferred but not required
  • Minimum of 15 years of direct experience performing accounting and financial reporting
  • Minimum 3 years of team leading experience
  • Experience with Government Contracting and FAR regulations
  • Knowledge with DCAA filing preferred but not required
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to make independent judgment
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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