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Senior Project Setup Accountant

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Perspecta is hiring for a Project Setup Accountant on our controllership team in Chantilly, VA. The Project Setup Accountant will report to the Project Accounting Manager. This position is responsible for setting up projects in the accounting system, Deltek Costpoint including initial setup for a new project and changing data to an existing projects. Project Setup also include setting up and maintaining revenue formula, billing formula, modifications and workforce.

Primary/Major Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Ensure that project set-ups and modifications are entered into Deltek Costpoint according to contract terms.
  • Maintain Deltek Costpoint project information such as contract /funding values, period of performance, and project labor categories.
  • Initial setup and maintain the Manage Employee Workforce & the Manage Vendor Employee Workforce.
  • Assist, support and trouble shoot Accounts Payable, Billing, Payroll and Procurement project/account errors.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred plus 8-10 years of related experience or a Master's Degree plus 6-8 years of related experience; Education may be substituted with two to four years of work project accounting experience
  • Three years of project accounting experience (related education may be substituted for experience).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suites, particularly Excel, as well as other database software is required.
  • Good communication skills that include communicating with tact and diplomacy.
  • Proven ability to work as a team player.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, proactively
  • Demonstrated knowledge of general accepted accounting practices (GAAP)

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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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