Controller/Accounting Manager - GovCon

Cordia Partners
Vienna, VA
Sep 25, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Full Time
Cordia Partners, an outsourced accounting and consulting firm, is seeking an experienced Controller-level Accounting Manager to join its Government Contracting Practice in Vienna, VA. This position is critical in supporting multiple clients with all facets of operational accounting (GL, AP, AR, payroll, and reconciliations) to include preparation of the monthly financial package (Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement, Cash Flow, etc.). On an annual basis, responsibilities include Incurred Cost Submission preparation, 1099 preparation, and assisting with year-end financial statements.Accounting Managers must be proficient in the use of automated accounting system software and spreadsheet applications, such as Unanet, Deltek Costpoint, and QuickBooks, and have Project Accounting experience. CPA license preferred. Applicants must be US citizens. Highly competitive salary and total compensation package. Manager Responsibilities:Oversees day-to-day and month-end close entries including revenue, payroll, prepaid expenses, unbilled accounts receivable, and accrued liabilities.Prepares/reviews complex reconciliations for necessary balance sheet accounts and various other general ledger accounts, as needed.Responsible for the month-end and year-end closing process.Develops and maintains an understanding of the accounting operations within each assigned client and obtains a working knowledge of the client's accounting software.Assists external auditors and tax accountants with preparing schedules, providing explanations of supporting documents and procedures, and preparing additional data.Assists in the preparation of the client's year-end 1099 submissions.Recommends, designs, and implements department controls and procedures.Communicates with clients on an ongoing basis.Supervisory responsibilities include:Reviews and supervises the accounting teams' monthly work, including journal entries, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.Coaches and mentors staff and senior accountantsDisburses client requests to team members to manage deadlinesClient project managementAccounting Manager (Controller level) Requirements: Minimum 7 years experience in the government contractor accounting field with at least 3 years as a manager.Bachelor's degree in Accounting or degree in a related field combined with relevant accounting experience, CPA preferred.Proficiency in the use of automated accounting system software and spreadsheet applications, such as Unanet, Deltek Costpoint, and QuickBooks.Skilled at working with limited supervision and must demonstrate the ability to manage and coach employees and manage multiple client requirements.Executive-level communication skills demonstrating the ability to extract relevant information from a large volume of data.Strong understanding of Accounting Principles (GAAP) and government contracting regulations (FAR).Advanced understanding of general and subsidiary ledgers and financial statements.Strong project management skills including development and monitoring of engagement budgets.Proactive, innovative, adheres to deadlines, responsive to client and management requirements.Exhibits strong ethics, positive attitude, and calm demeanor under pressure.Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced environment.Job Ad: GovCon_08.13.2021About Cordia PartnersCordia is a unique career alternative for accountants. If audit and tax do not interest you, and you are looking for more than a single company experience, Cordia's managed client services may be the right fit for you.Cordia Partners was recognized as one of the Top 75 Fastest Growing Companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2020. Our entrepreneurial mindset and our CARES core values drive our efforts and initiatives to help our clients achieve financial profitability and our employees further their career goals. We are looking for dynamic individuals who enjoy serving clients and are team players.Learn more about our core values and why you should join our team. Visit us at

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