Accountant Principal - Revenue Recognition

at Amentum in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Accountant Principal – Revenue Recognition provides subject matter expert level professional accounting services by preparing, analyzing, and processing financial statements, budgets, customer invoices and monthly reports for the company. This is a remote-telework opportunity.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Applies advanced knowledge of accounting principles to activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial reporting.

+ Oversees the revenue recognition platform and the surrounding process design to ensure accurate financial reporting and business partner understanding across the enterprise.

+ Responsible for executing monthly close processes and ensuring accurate financial reporting.

+ Facilitates and drives continuous improvement of accounting process design, ensuring an efficient and effective process structure for accounting and reporting.

+ Leads account reconciliation and financial analysis reviews.

+ Ensures the internal financial reporting requirements of the company are met.

+ Acts as an accounting business partner in facilitating clear communication and best-in-class customer service.

+ Reviews work prepared by others and provide constructive comments and/or suggestions to foster efficiencies and improvements for the department.

+ Serves as a consultant to implement accounting functions during phase-in of a new contract.

+ Ensures conformance to accounting principles, government regulations and internal controls.

+ Assists internal and/or external audit process as required.

+ Position may be assigned to a specific targeted business area and may require additional or specific job duties related to assigned function which are not aforementioned.

+ Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

+ Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or associated discipline.

+ CPA or CPA candidate preferred.

+ Six (6) or more years experience in general accounting.

+ Four (4) years in government contract accounting experience preferred.

+ Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP) required. Familiarity of FASB ASC 606, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) a plus.

+ Ability to perform data extraction and manipulation, analyze financial data, and generate reports.

+ Ability to analyze variances to budgets/forecasts/accruals, explain to management, and create corrective action plan.

+ Demonstrate proficiency in finance and accounting relational databases and Microsoft applications.

+ Ability to work with numbers and complete assignments with attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.

+ Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels throughout the organization.

+ Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments, work with little supervision, and work well under pressure.

+ Hyperion Planning experience preferred.

+ US Citizenship is required to apply.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: JC251527598

Posted On: Nov 22, 2023

Updated On: Nov 30, 2023

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