Project Cost Accountant, Senior in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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    Herndon, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Number: R0018676

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Project Cost Accountant, Senior

Key Role:

Support the Award Fee process, investigate issues within the financial system, prepare various monthly and quarterly entries and account recs, test new processes within the accounting system, support training to other teams within the organization, and support SOX and financial statement audits. Interface with related groups, including accounting policy, general accounting, financial reporting, program management, contract administrators, and accounts receivable to perform external cross–functional audit efforts impacting the firm’s compliance with various rules and regulations. Remain up–to–date on recent accounting and reporting guidance and assist with other operational functions to close the books and support the records of the firm in a timely manner. Perform ad–hoc analysis to support company positions, as required.

Basic Qualifications:
-​3+ years of experience in accounting and applying SEC and US GAAP with an emphasis on revenue recognition

-Experience with Microsoft Office products

-Knowledge of compliance for the requirements of Sarbanes–Oxley, including identifying and documenting key controls and processes, assisting with remediation activities, and supporting related internal controls testing

-Ability to work in a team–oriented and cross–functional environment to exchange information with internal and external customers

-Ability to multi–task and prioritize changing objectives in a fast–paced environment

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree in Accounting or Finance

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with public accounting preferred

-Experience with government contracting and award fees preferred

-Experience with Hyperion financial systems preferred

-Possession of excellent analytical and problem–solving skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-CPA License preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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