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Controller

Location: Fort Washington, MD, United States
Job # 9885595
Date Posted: 09-06-2017
SUMMARY:  WinTec Arrowmaker, Inc. is a defense contractor dedicated to providing outstanding program management, engineering, logistics, and operations support to Department of Defense customers.  The Controller oversees all phases of accounting operations, provides the planning and direction necessary to accomplish all financial reporting requirements, and delivers financial analyses and data for pricing decisions and contract negotiations.  The incumbent also performs cash flow management, budgeting, and forecasting duties.  This full-time, exempt position is located in Fort Washington, MD.
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:   (*Essential Duties)
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Overseeing the operations of the accounting function; managing the accounting operations of parent and subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction-processing operations, and accounting and finance policies and procedures; coordinating outsourced accounting functions as necessary.*
  • Developing and maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost accounting standards; complying with local, state, federal government, and government contracting reporting and tax filing requirements; researching and staying abreast of the latest regulatory trends.*
  • Issuing timely, complete, and accurate financial statements and reports; recommending benchmarks against which to measure company performance; calculating and issuing financial and operating metrics; preparing the annual budget and forecasts; calculating variances from the budget and report significant issues to senior leadership; monitoring debt levels and compliance with debt covenants; providing for a system of management cost reports.*
  • Preparing cost narratives and cost pricing spreadsheets for proposals; preparing incurred cost submissions and coordinating the collection and submission of additional information when requested; coordinating with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) personnel for contract audits.*
  • Ensuring general accounting support (accounts receivable, accounts payable, chart of accounts, billing, reconciliations, monthly and year-end close, purchase requests, timekeeping, expense, and payroll) is performed personally or provided by accounting and finance staff.*
  • In conjunction with Board Directors, working with external auditors, bank representatives, financial advisors, and insurance agents; coordinating the provision of information to external auditors for annual financial and retirement plan audits.*
  • Leading and supervising accounting and finance staff; providing timely feedback and coaching; performing annual performance reviews.*
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:  
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline with a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in a Government Contracting environment required; minimum of four (4) years’ supervisory experience required; Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designations preferred.
  • Proficiency using various software, applications, and programs including Microsoft Office Suite; experience using Deltek Costpoint, Deltek Time & Expense, and ADP Workforce Now.
  • Experience with a variety of contract types (e.g. FFP, CPFF, T&M, IDIQ).
  • Hands-on experience with preparing cost proposals and budgets.
  • Expertise in FAR cost accounting standards and experience responding to DCAA requests for information.
  • Demonstrated skill in producing financial reports that accurately explain the financial well-being of the company.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, with the ability to build effective working relationships and communicate successfully with senior level internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, follow-through on projects from conception to completion, and complete work accurately and timely with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated initiative/self-motivation, eagerness to learn, and attention-to-detail.
  • Ability to working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills. 
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: 
 
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
 
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  This company considers candidates regardless of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, sex (gender, sexual orientation, or gender identity), pregnancy, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Think Analytically,   Effective Verbal Communication,   Effective Written Communication,   Make Decisions,   Observe/Examine Details,   Remember Details,   Interpret Data,   Discriminate Colors,   Concentrate on Tasks,   Adjust to Changes,   Handle Stress/Emotions  


PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
 
Regular Attendance,   Maintain Work Schedule,   Irregular Hours,  On Call Hours,  Attend Meetings,   Meet Deadlines,   Keyboard/Type,   Handle Confidential Info,   Use Math/Calculations,   Stay Organized,  Operate Equipment,  Direct Others


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
Sit,  Talk,  Hear,  See,  Repetitive Motion,  Eye/Hand Coordination,  Lifting Up to 10 Pounds,  Carrying Up to 10 Pounds


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
 
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