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Project Accountant

Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Project/Accounts Receivable Accountant in our Accounting Department located with our Torrey Pines, CA team.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Under general supervision with regular review for accuracy, reviews contracts and prepares customer invoices for Cost Reimbursable, Fixed Fee, T&M and Progress Payment contracts in a government contracting (Aerospace/Defense and commercial) environment.
* Records journal entries (revenue, billed and unbilled accounts receivable) and supports other month end close processes.
* Ensures revenue recognition is in compliance with US GAAP and applicable company policies.
* Completes project and account reconciliations.
* Prepares and supports government final and quick close-out invoices.
* Supports government and financial audits.
* Coordinates and participates in the research and analysis of accounting and financial data.
* Compiles data and prepares a variety of highly complex reports. May present findings to professional staff and/or management.
* Provides excellent customer service and works closely with the Contracts and Finance departments.
* Assures Company compliance with Financial Accounting Standards, Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Acquisition Regulations, and disclosed Company practices.
* Recommends improvements and/or changes to processing methods and techniques.
* Contributes to and ensures the accuracy of accounting data, transactions, and reports.
* Ensures accounting files and records are accurate and up to date.
* Performs special projects as assigned.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply

Job Qualifications:

* Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting, finance or related discipline along with six or more years of progressive experience in accounting with a bachelor's degree or four or more years of experience with a master's degree. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
* Billing experience with Cost Reimbursable, Fixed Fee, T&M and Progress Payments in a government contracting environment.
* Records journal entries and supports other month end close processes.
* Must demonstrate an understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), cost accounting standards (CAS), and FAR.
* SAP experience is strongly preferred.
* Ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.
* Excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings
* Must be able to organize, schedule, and coordinate work assignments to meet deadlines.
* Must be customer service focused.
* Knowledge of MS Office and strong working knowledge of Excel.
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Ability to work extended hours as required.
* US citizenship is required.

Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, Encinitas , Project Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Encinitas, California

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