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Project Accountant I

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Job Number:
646563
Job Category:
Finance / Accounting / Business Management
Location:
TUCSON, AZ US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
Leidos has an opening for a Project Accountant I to join our Corporate Project Accounting team in Tucson, AZ. The Project Accountant utilizes Costpoint to set up and maintain all new and existing contracts including but not limited to new award setups, modifications, and interdepartmental updates on direct and indirect projects.

Responsible for identifying and setting up contractual requirements that impact revenue and billing. Also responsible for analyzing contract awards, pricing and proposal documents to gather all pertinent information for data entry in the contracts system.

Selected resource must display knowledge of contract interpretation to articulate requirements as they pertain to ACB fields. The position requires strong communication skills, both written and verbal. The position is extremely detail oriented and requires ability to handle high volume of work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Setup of new projects in Costpoint after review of contract requirements with project team.
- Provide direct project structure maintenance on existing projects based on contract modifications or requests from project control, accounts receivable and revenue. 
- Set up labor categories, billing rates and applicable ceilings in Costpoint.
- Confirm all information is aligned amongst the accounting systems to safeguard against internal and external audit findings.
- Run and route Initialization Report in workflow tool system as required by corporate policy.
- Setup and/or provide indirect project structure maintenance (Overhead, B&P, IR&D, G&A, Service Center, Management Allocations, etc.) for existing projects. 

Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications:
- High School diploma with minimum 2 years of experience in applicable Project Control, Accounts Receivables, Contracts, or Project Accounting.
- Strong communication skills.
- Strong Excel skills

Desired Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree is preferred.
- Costpoint experience is preferred. 

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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