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Senior Project Setup Accountant with Costpoint Experience

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 Senior Project Accountant to work in our Project Accounting Group Department in Chantilly, VA. You will be responsible for project maintenance of Deltek Costpoint direct and Intercompany projects.

As Perspecta continues to expand a centralized project setup throughout the enterprise, this role will be instrumental in a successful transition working with various stakeholders within the company. You will ensure our project setups are accurate, effective and aligned with policy and will serve as the key liaison between operations finance and Corporate Accounting. Ideally, you will have experience with project accounting and the associated setup within Costpoint 7.What you will do: Set-up and maintain Direct and IWOs in Costpoint. Peer Review Direct and IWOs Projects that have been setup by others in the Project Accounting Group. Provide options to support operations in the Project Setup needs. Using critical thinking skills, make recommendations to improve the efficiency, usefulness, and effectiveness of project accounting, billing, accounts receivable functions and internal controls, Work with Project Managers, Project Financial Controllers and Revenue Compliance to design Project Setup Configurations that meet the billing, revenue recognition and reporting requirements and are aligned with Corporate standards and policies Design, develop and maintain written procedures and establish and document project setup protocols, Create a maintain customers in Deltek Costpoint

We value our talented employees, as our people make all the difference in our success. If you think the position is right for you, we encourage you to apply! Working at Perspecta means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, Perspecta employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.



  • Bachelor's Degree plus 8 to 10 years of accounting related experience or a Master's Degree plus 6 to 8 years of accounting related experience is required
  • Deltek Costpoint experience and particularly experience with project setup and billing modules/capabilities is required
  • Experience with Cost Reimbursable contracts is required
  • Experience with Time and Material (T&M) and Fixed Price (FP) contracts is required
  • Government contracting industry experience is required
  • Ability to interface with Financial Analysts and support staff is required
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to work in a time sensitive project accounting function
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

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).


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Posted: 2020-10-30 Expires: 2020-11-29

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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