Government Contract Accountant
Location:
Herndon , Virginia
Posted:
November 18, 2017
Reference:
04510-9500903121

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 Navision (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 Navision based on billing requests and shipped products.  Calculate automated invoices in Navision 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 (i.e. participate in working groups).      Qualifications   · Strong oral and written communication skills. · Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with others and work independently. · Demonstrated familiarity with the practical applications of personal computers and basic application software (e.g., 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). · Four to Six years of experience in a directly related field.


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