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Project Accounting Staff Accountant - listed November 15, 2022


Chugach Government Solutions, LLC
Anchorage, AK


Ashleigh Mora

Job Description

Job Overview

Under the general direction of the Project Accounting Supervisor, the Project Accounting Staff Accountant is responsible for the completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of their work. This position should have a thorough understanding of the contracts assigned to them and demonstrate technical expertise in the job functions of the department.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

-Prepares accurate and timely contract analysis to meet corporate deadlines.
-Identifies and explains variances between budgeted and actual Project Accounting costs and prepares monthly journal entries related to contract analysis.
-Reviews contract analysis monthly, which includes identifying problems, initiating corrective actions, and communicating results to affected parties.
-Reviews Cost Reports for unallowable costs, accurate cost coding, and capitalization issues.
-Prepares and enters journal entries while reviewing teamwork journal entries.
-Prepares contract briefs.
-Sets up new contracts and transfer coding as well as reviews contract setup done by others.
-Evaluates Project Accounting processes, identifies problem areas, and recommends corrective action when needed. This includes evaluating priorities daily and confirming that daily progress is sufficient to meet deadlines.
-Evaluates project accounting teams’ work for accuracy, completeness, clear presentation, and proper documentation.
-Participates actively in orientation, training, and development of team members.
-Owns process documentation of team functions.
-Performs related work as assigned.
-Supporting a safe work environment through adherence to regulatory compliance and in-house programs.
-Ability to produce work that is complete, accurate, and on time.
-Skill in the use of common office machinery, including copiers, fax machines and computers.
-Ability to understand and communicate effectively in English.

Mandatory Requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or another related field.
-Experience may be substituted for education as follows: Associates degree in Accounting or another related field and at least four (4) years of progressively responsible accounting experience or at least seven (7) years of progressively responsible accounting experience.
-Understanding of GAAP accounting processes to include payroll, accounts payable, general ledger, accounts receivable and project accounting.
-Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word at an intermediate level.
-Critical thinking skills as demonstrated by ability to identify non-routine issues seek and analyze information and determine appropriate action(s).

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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