Accounting Manager - GovCon experience necessary

Bethesda, Maryland, United States Full-time

Company Overview

Founded in France in 1970, Fiducial is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best:serve their customers.

In our Bethesda office, we focus on providing outsourced CFO, accounting, tax, Mergers and Acquisitions, and management consulting services to Government Contractors, Not-For-Profit organizations and other businesses in the DC Metropolitan area and beyond.

Our staff consists of seasoned professionals, with experience in the areas of DCAA Compliance, Cost Accounting, Contract Pricing, Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Taxation.

Position Overview

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the accounting operations within the clients' organization.
  • Review and/or perform government billing and AP functions
  • Respond to client inquires and be the primary point of contact
  • Perform month end close process
  • Review monthly bank and /or investment account reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed assets schedule
  • Prepare work in process schedules for construction clients
  • Prepare job cost reports
  • Prepare various general ledger account reconciliations
  • Prepare financial statements for the client by the agreed upon deadline. Accounting Supervisor must review and approve before submission to client
  • Train and oversee staff assigned to the engagements.
  • Perform other activities as outlined in the service level agreement for the assigned clients

  DesiredSkills/ Experience/Attributes

  • CPA with 5+ years of audit or outsourced accounting experience.
  • Must have government contracting experience.
  • Ability to work well with and train accounting clerical staff in policies and procedures, proper accounting and retaining necessary documentation for recorded transactions.
  • Experience in performing or assisting with the month end close
  • Proficiency with Viewpoint and Quickbooks.
  • Proficiency with Deltek GCS and other construction software a plus.
  • A service mentality to non-finance departments and a good understanding of CAS, internal controls, and processes.
  • Ability to work independently on client assignments. Strong time management, organizational skills, attention to detail, communication, and interpersonal skills are required.

 The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Has a leader’s presence and the ability to work with peers, staff and senior management collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, or other business-related field 
  • Must have an active CPA license

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