JOB COST ACCOUNTANT

Job Locations US-AK-ANCHORAGE
ID
2021-2310
Category
Finance/Accounting
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Telecommute
No
Shift Preference
Day Shift

About Us

When you work at Chugach Government Solutions (CGS), you join a proud legacy of supporting missions while sustaining culture.

 

The federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation, CGS has been supporting critical missions as a government contractor for over 25 years. Our focus is to support facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction and education. We are proud to have built, and continue to foster, an incredibly talented team spanning across the globe in hundreds of different fields – each team member proud to serve our country with first-class business services, while also making a difference for our Chugach shareholders. 

 

At CGS, empowering employees is a part of our core, and that focus is one of the ways we build and foster high-performing teams. We empower our employees through competitive compensation and benefits package, professional growth opportunities, truthful communication, and more!

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve something bigger than yourself; if you want your day job to be one that creates meaningful value; if you are looking for an environment that highly values employees and respects individual differences – then Chugach Government Solutions may be the right fit for you!

Job Overview

Under the general direction of the Assistant Job Cost Supervisor and in cooperation with the Staff Accountant, the Job Cost Accountant is responsible for producing and processing accurate and timely work in support of the Job Cost Department, to include activity set up, billing, review, project financial analysis and cost review. 

Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Reads and interprets government contracts and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Sets up activity coding for task order/delivery order contracts, including cost codes based on budgets and budget revisions.
  • Reviews cost detail in Job Cost Reports to ensure accurate coding in accordance with contractual and CGS, LLC. Corporate requirements.
  • Researches billing matters. Initiates corrections as necessary. Communicates results.
  • Reviews weekly subcontractor reports to determine which invoices are to be scheduled for the current week’s check run in accordance with subcontractor agreements.
  • Effectively communicates with project managers and Operations Managers regarding costs, revenues, contract setup and modifications.
  • Sends monthly Job Cost reports, and contractually required reports, to Project Managers.
  • Performs accurate and timely monthly Job Cost financial analysis, while meeting corporate deadlines.
  • Identifies and explains variances between budgeted and actual contract costs. Uses critical thinking skills to determine potential issues and identify needed actions.
  • Prepares monthly financial analysis related journal entries. Reviews and posts analysis related journal entries prepared by other Accountants.
  • Maintains contract briefs and documentation for each contract being billed.
  • Prepares accurate and timely invoices in accordance with contract terms and conditions.
  • Maintains complete and accurate billing and contract files for assigned billings.
  • Prepares Unfunded/Unbilled reports as applicable and submits to Supervisory Staff and Operations Management in timely manner after billing is completed each month.
  • Reviews weekly timesheets in a timely and accurate manner in order to accommodate payroll deadlines. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Mandatory:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or related field and two (2) years of progressively responsible accounting experience.
  • Experience may be substituted for education as follows:
    • Four (4) years of progressively responsible accounting experience.
  • Critical thinking skills as demonstrated by ability to identify non-routine issues, seek and analyze information, and determine appropriate action(s).
  • Broad understanding of accounting processes to include payroll, accounts payable, general ledger and job cost accounting.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word at an intermediate level.

Reasonable Accommodation:

CGS will provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Chugach is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic factors, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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