Brillient - Reston, VA2.6

Full-timeEstimated: $82,000 - $110,000 a year
Job Description:
Brillient is seeking a hands-on corporate Controller for a rapidly growing 500 employee government contractor located in Reston VA.

The successful candidate will be extremely detailed oriented, possess excellent leadership traits, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and be highly organized. The Controller will be required to place a high emphasis on training a staff of five, streamlining accounting functions through better use of automation tools, and providing a high level of report analysis.


Management/training of the accounting staff
Preparing and analyzing financial reports/communicate findings

Ensuring strong internal accounting controls to safeguard Company assets and reduce errors

Implementing all relevant features of the Company’s FMIS (Unanet ERP/Paylocity)

Lead role in the Company’s annual financial budget process and forecast updates

Stewardship of Company’s cash reserves to ensure that all expenditures are for necessary products and services at the lowest cost

Coordinating the financial statement audit with the public accounting firm

Define, implement and constantly improve financial and accounting processes

Preparation of rolling 90-day cash forecast

Updating of Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum 8-10 years of relevant experience with a government contractor

Exposure to FAR/CAS/DCAA

Public accounting experience a plus

Active CPA license as well as experience with Unanet ERP strongly preferred

High degree of proficiency in Excel

Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals

US Citizen

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Company Overview:
Established in 2003, Brillient Corporation (Brillient) is a Technology and Business Solutions firm that specializes in providing mission-critical, consulting and technical services, and program/project staffing. Over 70% of Brillient’s business today is focused on financial services support to federal agencies. We base our fundamental service philosophy on understanding what matters to our clients, how it contributes to their mission success, and how we can deliver the maximum Return on Investment (ROI). On-time delivery, cost/schedule compliance, flexibility and responsiveness, quality of workmanship and client satisfaction are our imperatives - not goals.

Headquartered in Reston, VA, Brillient has over 400 employees deployed at client sites in eight (9) states across all four (4) Continental United States (CONUS) time zones (Virginia mid-Atlantic area, Missouri, California, Maryland, Texas, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Arkansas, and Washington, DC). Our capabilities include Financial and Administrative Support, Program/Project and Performance Management, Big Data Management (e.g., business intelligence and analytical support), Business Process Reengineering (BPR), Cloud Computing, Mobile Apps, Web and Applications Development, and Mission Support Services.

We have partnered with more than 16 Federal agencies over the past decade. Our clients list includes DHS (Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and United States Coast Guard (USCG)), SBA, Department of the Treasury (TREAS), Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Interior (DOI), Department of Commerce (DOC), Department of Education (DoED), and Department of Energy (DOE). Teaming with Brillient means having a partner with an outstanding track record of quality deliverables, motivated high caliber personnel, and responsive customer service.
From: Brillient