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Accounting Manager

Mc Lean, Virginia
USD90,000 to USD110,000
Job Type
19 May 2023
Council for Logistics Research, Inc McLean, VA

Benefits Offered: Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Employment Type Full-Time

Location: McLean, VA

Security Requirements: Current DoD Secret or favorable DHS Background Investigation a huge plus

Limited remote and only applicants who reside in the Northern Virginia, Maryland and DC area should apply.

Growing services company for federal government clients is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager with an excellent and proven track record to join the CLR team.

This position will report directly to the Chairman & CEO, and be expected to provide all program financials, including management and review of cost, funding, labor charging, and all forecasting and internal reporting. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, dependable, self-motivated and must be able to manage time and multi-task, while working proactively and independently in a fast-paced environment.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Accounts Payable processing including setup of new vendors in the accounting system; review and data entry of invoices and bills from subcontractors, consultants, equipment suppliers, and other vendors; processing of vendor payments
Establish and maintain Purchase Order information
Review expense reports for accuracy and compliance with policy and regulations before processing in the accounting system
Setup new Contract Line Items (CLINs) and charge codes in the accounting system and ensure compliance to contractual terms and conditions
Accounts Receivable processing including creating and posting customer invoices, collections, and processing of payments
Collect and review accuracy of current financial data compared to historical records before closing monthly books and generating financial statements
Assist with year-end close including preparing audit and tax schedules
Assist management with important financial decisions
Prepare financial documents such as business reports, financial forecasts and statements to understand the financial state of business
Provide support to Project Managers in the preparation and analysis of project financial data and other contract, project or business-related tasks
Work collaboratively with other functional support personnel (Contracting Officers, Subcontractors, Human Resources etc.) to support project or business-related tasks
Maintain contract budgets, prepares contract-billing, estimates materials, equipment, production costs and delivery schedules.
May aid Project Managers in overseeing facility administration and purchases of equipment and supplies as related to contract requirements
Comply with financial controls, procedures, system requirements, and forecasting techniques, as directed, to evaluate contract/program status and ensure compliance with government and customer requirements
Monitor progress of program requirements and cost performance against plans to ensure contractual cost obligations are met
Conduct financial analysis (variance analysis, risk analysis, profit/loss analysis, etc.)
Perform other duties as assigned
Experience in federal contracting with understanding of GAAP, DCAA, FAR, FTR, & CAS including knowledge of indirect rates
Financial management, plans, budgeting, and forecasting at all levels (contract, and cost pools)


Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA and/or MBA desirable
5-8 years of diverse accounting experience in federal contracting


Must have experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems; Microsoft Dynamics 365 Navision and/or Business Central experience preferred; ERP implementation/migration experience preferred
Experience with HRIS systems preferred; ADP Workforce Now Time and Attendance experience preferred
Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis in Excel; Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (i.e., macros, pivot tables, etc.) preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience and capabilities; Salary requirement requested

CLR and its subcontractors shall abide by the requirements of 41CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation and gender identity. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity and sexual orientation, protected veteran status or disability
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  • Job Reference: 1010170322-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Council For Logistics Research Inc
  • Location: Mc Lean, Virginia
  • Salary: USD90,000 to USD110,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent