Accounting Director

Herndon, VA
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time
Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities: - Manages and performs traditional general accounting functions/analysis within accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. - Responsible for several segments of the general accounting function either directly or through subordinate managers. - Responsible for the employment, training, and evaluation of assigned employees. - Assists the Controller in the daily banking requirements. - Insures an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close. - Works with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit. - Responds to inquiries from the Controller or CFO, and other finance and company-wide managers regarding financial results and special reporting requests. Requires BA/BS with 12 to15 years, with at least six plus years as a manager. Incumbent will have a specialized knowledge in one or more fields of disciplines and general knowledge in a number of others. - 15+ years of experience in accounting operations. - The candidate must have hands-on experience with accounts payable, payroll, travel/expense, invoicing and collections. - He/she must have extensive experience and knowledge in in-house payroll. - The candidate must have experience leading an accounting department of managers, supervisors and staff, therefore strong communication and strong leadership skills are REQUIRED. - He/she must have experience implementing and maintaining strong internal controls and will interact with auditors (external/internal) frequently. - Costpoint and experience with systems integrations is REQUIRED. - CPA is desired, but not required. - This role includes frequent interactions with other directors within the organization (specifically accounting, finance, compliance and HR), therefore individual must demonstrate collaboration.

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