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Finance Specialist

Amentum

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 22, 2022.

Job Summary: Performs general accounting work to support PMRF, in conformance with company and Governmental accounting principles, policies, and objectives.

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
• Primary areas of responsibility include general accounting, payroll, timesheet procedures, costing, budgeting, forecasting, record preparation and maintenance, invoicing, and preparation and analysis of financial status reports
• Compiles data for subsidiary ledgers such as accounts receivable and accounts payable
• Determines and audits account designations and distributes charges and credits
• Assists in preparing, adjusting, and closing journal entries.

Provide accurate, timely, and reliable services and reports
• Prepares financial records and reports IAW published procedures
• Coordinates accounting matters with timekeeping and payroll personnel
• Assist to develop, revise, and update company accounting and reporting programs to support all contractual requirements
• Advises Finance Manager on all matters related to accounting and budgeting of project activities
• Conducts ongoing reviews to ensure financial compliance
• Prepares and analyzes financial status reports.

Recommends solutions to the Finance Manager on problem areas
• Prepares and maintains financial and accounting records
• Assist to enforce company’s work and safety rules
• Prepares, reviews and submits contract data requirements in a timely manner
• Attention to detail.
• Strong interpersonal, monitoring and customer service skills required.
• Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors; and inconsistencies in financial entries.
• Assist with yearend close and audit preparation.
• Knowledge with FAR and JTR is preferred.
• Prepare accounting schedules and reports.
• CostPoint experience in various modules (Projects, Accounting, Personnel).
• Records and posts vouchers; and accounts receivable.
• Perform monthly billing and revenue posting.
• Performance of utilizing the CostPoint tools to upload complex projects.
• Review and assist with Accounts Receivable.
• Post Cash Receipts in Cost Accounting System.
• Annual Audits/DCAA, External Corporate etc.
• Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager
• Will be cross trained in other duties.

Minimum Requirements: Education:
• High school graduate or equivalent
• AS in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline
• In-depth familiarity with computerized accounting systems and programs
• Specific work experience in the accounting field may be substituted for the degree Experience:
• 4 years of experience in the accounting field is required
• Capable of operating calculators, personal computers, computer software and/or accounting systems, and standard office equipment
• Must possess the following PC skills: Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook
• The ability to handle multiple projects or tasks, while effectively prioritizing to meet deadlines in an ever changing fast paced environment.
• The ability to work independently in an environment of rapid change.
• An excellent written and verbal communication skill.
• Is independent and confident and works well in a team environment.
• Extensive knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
• Must be accurate in both processes and content.

Training:
• Information Assurance Security Clearance: Secret security clearance is required.

Applicants selected must be a US Citizen in order to apply for a Secret Security Clearance.

Applicants selected either must currently possess a Secret clearance or will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain clearance prior to commencement of employment, and maintain a security clearance for access.

Preferred Qualifications: Current DoD Secret Clearance.

Working knowledge of Excel with a high basic / low intermediate knowledge including familiarity with the following:
• Sorting Data
• Vlookups
• Pivot Tables
• Named Range
• Drop Down Lists