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Senior Contract Accountant - Accounts Receivable

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 08/18/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 26140

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Contract Accountant – Accounts Receivable

Position Description: Protingent staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Senior Contract Accountant – Accounts Receivable with our client located in Bellevue, Washington.

Job Requirements: 
  • Prepare invoices for all types of government contracts to include: Cost reimbursable, time and material, progress payments, and firm fixed price
  • Prepare and issue invoices in accordance with contract terms and compliance with FAR
  • Obtain required approvals from project managers per contractual terms
  • Able to identify unallowable costs according to government rules and/or contractual terms
  • Review government travel from subrecipients for FAR & travel policy compliance
  • Ensure proper coding of GL/department/project billable codes in NetSuite
  • Provide timely reports for project managers (PM) and the project management organization (PMO)
  • Ensure all collections are current. Monitor AR aging and perform AR reconciliation
  • Work closely with stakeholders to resolve issues related to billing and payment of invoices/bills
  • Submits invoices electronically per customer requirements and system
  • Support month end close, general ledger accounting including account reconciliations and journal entry posting
  • AR file maintenance
  • Ability to implement policies and procedures to help improve efficiencies
  • Ability to perform moderately complex accounting tasks/analysis, categorize data for reporting and audit purpose
  • Applies general knowledge of accounting/government policies and procedures when responding to written and verbal inquiries from stakeholders
  • Support Audits for allowable and unallowable costs
  • Support government property tracking

Job Qualifications:
  • B.S. degree in Accounting or related field or the equivalent business-experience
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in an accounting environment
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and able to quickly adapt to other Finance and Accounting systems (NetSuite, Concur)
  • Knowledge of NetSuite is preferred
  • Knowledge of direct and indirect cost, allowable and unallowable expenses
  • Working knowledge of government grants and/or government contracts is preferred
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; high degree of accuracy
  • Capable of quickly comprehending new information and technologies
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, comfortable working with operations team/non-accounting professionals, deal with complex accounting/project codes/org codes.
  • Analytical/problem solving – ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities
  • Must be team oriented, willing to operate within a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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