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Senior Government Contract Accountant

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 08/03/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 27648

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Government Contract Accountant 
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire Senior Government Contract Accountant opportunity located in Bellevue, Washington. 
Job Responsibilities:
•    Review internal travel expense reports in Concur for FAR & travel policy compliance
•    Review AP invoices for accuracy and compliance with the contract
•    Review government travel from subrecipients for FAR & travel policy compliance
•    Ensure proper coding (GL/department/project billable codes) for billable expenses
•    Assist in preparing and issuing invoices in accordance with contract terms and compliance with FAR 
•    Able to identify unallowable costs according to government rules and/or contractual terms
•    Work closely with stakeholders to resolve issues related to billing and payment of invoices/bills
•    Support month end close, general ledger accounting including account reconciliations and journal entry posting
•    Support monthly/quarterly internal/external reporting
•    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

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, Oracle)
•    Knowledge of Oracle is preferred
•    Knowledge of direct and indirect cost, allowable and unallowable expenses (especially with regards to travel allowability)
•    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

Job Details:
  •  Direct Hire
  • Salary Range: Level 7: $68,359 - $102,538
     Level 8: $78,253 - $117,379
Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), 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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