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Junior Financial Contract Analyst

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
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Perspecta Labs

Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Perspecta is hiring for a Junior Financial Contract Analyst position in our Basking Ridge, NJ office.

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Apply principals of accounting to analyze contract/project financial performance against budgets.
  • Work closely with senior finance staff and Program Managers (PM) to prepare financial forecasts and EAC documents.
  • Assist with preparing invoices and forecsts for the LTS contract.
  • Report financial trends/risks to Program Managers and Management.
  • Reconcile accounts and provide explains when needed, assist with subcontractor accruals, prepare journal entries, prepare monthly billing, analyze receivables and perform collections, maintain financial systems, create ad hoc reports, and complete other miscellaneous financial requests as needed.
  • Some light overtime may be required.
  • Must be proficient in Excel. Knowledge of Cost Point and government contracts are a plus but not required.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance plus 2 to4 years of job related experience or a Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance plus 0 to 2 years of job related experience or a High School Diploma plus 8 to 10 years of job related experience is required
  • Journal entry experience and Reconciliation experience are required
  • Strong proficiency with Excel is required
  • Understanding of contract accounting is preferred
  • Government contracting industry experience is preferred
  • Costpoint experience is preferred

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-17 Expires: 2020-11-16

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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