Junior Project Setup Accountant (2189)

at SMX in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Junior Project Setup Accountant (2189)at SMX (

United States

SMX is looking for a Junior Project Setup Accountant to join our growing team! This role is 100% remote.

TheJunior Project Setup Accountant will work with Program Managers, Contracts, and Finance to ensure that new and existing projects are setup in accordance with the contract specifications, in a timely manner, and aligned with company policies and procedures. This position reports directly to the Director of Project Accounting and Revenue Compliance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Provide end-to-end project support for all contract types (FP, CR, T&M, Hybrids)

+ Work collaboratively with the Business Unit Finance Teams, Program Managers, Contracts, and the accounting team to ensure project setup configurations meet the billing, revenue recognition and reporting requirements and aligned with the Company’s policy

+ Serve as a liaison between the stakeholders to address questions, investigate project variances and resolve any issues that may arise

+ Attend project kick-off meetings when applicable

+ Perform special projects as needed

Required Skills and Experience:

+ Clearance Required: None. US Citizenship required for work on DOD contracts

+ High School Diploma required, BS in Accounting Preferred

+ 2+ years of accounting experience in a government contracting environment

+ Prior Costpoint experience REQUIRED in Projects Module

+ Highly organized and detail-oriented

+ Ability to communicate in a clear, friendly, professional, and proactive manner

+ Ability to work under tight deadlines while maintaining a positive attitude

+ Willingness to dig in and problem solve where necessary

+ Prior experience working in fast-paced accounting organization

Desired Qualifications:

+ Experience with full CAS covered business

+ Strong working knowledge of GAAP, FAR and compliance within highly regulated environments

+ Experience working with DCAA and DCMA including audit support

+ Experience working in a PE setting


Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Vaccination within 60-days of hire, or an approved accommodation, is a requirement of the position per Executive Order 14042 (unless precluded by State law). If a candidate is not vaccinated, they may request an accommodation once offered the position, and the accommodation must be granted prior to the employee starting in the position. Candidate will have 60 days to get vaccinated.

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Job Posting: JC233453867

Posted On: Feb 02, 2023

Updated On: Feb 16, 2023

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