Controller

ArdentMC - Arlington, VA3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $96,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview:
Ardent Management Consulting is a rapidly growing mid-tier technology services firm focused on supporting clients within both the federal government and commercial marketplaces. We are seeking a motivated, hands-on Corporate Controller to direct our accounting department. This position will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage and mentor a staff of three to include cross-training to ensure depth of coverage for all critical functions
  • Manage the month-end +8 business day closing schedule, with a focus on optimizing to +6 business days, to ensure accurate and timely financial results
  • Oversee and manage the day-to-day accounting functions to include: payroll, timekeeping and expense reporting, A/P & A/R
  • Oversee balance sheet account reconciliations and variance analysis efforts
  • Lead annual financial audit/review, 401K audit, and worker's compensation audit
  • Oversee the maintenance and integrity of the financial accounting system
  • Assist with pricing and proposal efforts
  • Work with program managers to manage and maintain contract profitability targets; become back-up to our project finance manager
Required Qualifications Include:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 7-10 years of experience preferably within government contracting or with a public accounting firm with government contracting clients
  • A firm understanding of GAAP and its application to the preparation of financial statements
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications- Excel in particular
  • Strong work ethic, including the willingness and ability to work overtime as required to meet deadlines
  • Customer orientation- dedication to providing quality service to our internal customers
  • Well-developed and proven leadership and managerial skills
Other Qualifications:
  • The following are desirable but not required:
  • CPA or CPA candidate and/or Advanced Degree
  • Experience with Unanet Time & Expense and/or Financials
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI
  • Familiarity with CAS/FAR
  • Experience with budgeting and indirect rate development