Obsidian Solutions Group - Fredericksburg, VA3.3

Primary Location: Fredericksburg, VA, US

Must be a U.S Citizen

Job Summary

The Controller will be located at Obsidian Solutions Group corporate headquarters and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining accounting systems and procedures for government contracts in accordance with GAAP and DCAA. The Controller will manage the AR, AP, and other general ledger functions for government contracts, including cost allocations, and support the executive and operating teams with all aspects of Federal accounting and financial performance. He or She will assist operating teams and the contract administrator in managing government contracts, including funding, modifications, resource allocation and forecasting, and close out procedures. In addition, the Controller will support proposal activity, including pricing information for RFP’s and other sale requests, collaborate and work with the Accounting & Finance teams during the month end close process, be the lead support with external auditors and other regulatory agencies (DCAA) and oversee the preparation of required items, and assist the Director of Finance in preparation of financial reports and budgeting process.

Key Accountabilities

Manage accounting staff as appropriate
Oversee all operations of the accounting department, to include G/L, Billing, A/P, A/R, Payroll, Cash Management, Taxes, Budgeting, Reporting, Policies & Procedures, etc.
Produce timely and accurate monthly and quarterly financial reports, to include consolidated financials, executive summaries, budget vs. actual variances, project level reporting, etc.
Maintain a system of controls over accounting functions
Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations (FAR, DCAA, IRS, etc.)
Prepare for and oversee external audits (Financial Statements, DCAA, etc.)
Provide excellent customer service and support to all internal and external constituents
Knowledge and Skills

Strong IT skills (Excel, Costpoint, etc.)
Knowledge of GAAP, FAR, CAS, etc.
Initiative and ability to manage multiple projects in an autonomous environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to complete projects timely and accurately
Comfortable working in a matrixed organization structure and a fast-paced environment
Must be able to perform other duties, responsibilities and activities as needed.
Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and 5+ years of progressive experience as a Controller (or equivalent combination of education and experience) are required.
Strong government contract accounting experience, including DCAA and FAR/DFAR
Cost Plus, Firm Fixed Price, and Time & Materials contracts experience
Experience with and preparation of incurred cost submissions and forward pricing rates
Experience with Costpoint and Deltek product suite
Financial Statement preparation experience
CPA license or MBA a plus
Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Normal office environment
Core operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand


Domestic travel may be required as duties demand.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Company Overview

Obsidian Solutions Group (OSG) is a diversified consulting and technology company providing flexible and responsive solutions to federal, state, and local agencies and organizations. Our core domains are overseas and domestic mission support operations, collection/analysis/identification, and information technology. Obsidian Solutions Group is comprised of strategic and operational personnel who provide its clients deep domain expertise across a comprehensive spectrum of skill sets, allowing mission accomplishment and development of long-term capabilities.

Obsidian Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, any other non-merit factor, or any other characteristic protected by law.