Cost Accountant, Herndon VA, 95k

The Staffing Resource Group, Inc Herndon, VA
Cost Accountant (DOD)
SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence.  We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent. 
  • Title:  DOD Cost Accountant
  • Location:  Herndon, VA
  • Industry:   Global Technology-Tactical Communications
  • Salary:  $80,000.00
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
  • About the company:  This company is leading the way in future surveillance operations within high performance overt and covert video, audio, cellular and tracking solutions and has a global reach, with regional offices based in the United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Singapore, and Brazil.
Duties may include any of the following:
  • Analysis of revenue and associated costs.
  • Performs variance analysis between actual and budgeted revenue and costs.
  • Financial modeling and forecasting.
  • Preparation and analysis of cost reports.
  • Analyze application of rates in the cost system.
  • Responsible for validating, analyzing and reporting on inventory.
  • Performs account analysis of balance sheet and income statement accounts.
  • Provides pricing support and analysis.
  • Provides support for government audits.
  • Communicate/report findings to management and other departments.
  • Process Improvement & documentation
  • Incurred cost vouchers for flexibly priced contracts
  • Performs other duties as required within Finance

Skills and Specifications
  • Must possess strong finance/accounting technical knowledge, as well as business acumen.
  • Must have advanced technical skills with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Prior forecasting, planning and financial modeling experience is a plus

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related discipline is required.
  • Three to five years of accounting experience in a manufacturing organization; coupled with at least 2 years in cost accounting is preferred
  • Experience with US GAAP is strongly preferred.Must possess decision-making capabilities, analytical skills, and be a self-starter.
  • Must also demonstrate the ability to take initiative, respond to work demands in a flexible manner and produce timely, high quality work products.
  • Must be customer service driven, a team player and have a willingness to seek feedback to improve skills, knowledge and performance.