• USA
  • Full Time
  • OPSProCareers

OPSPro specializes in providing small businesses and government contractors with compliance and operational support to include HR, Payroll, Accounting, Contracting, Invoicing and IT.  This announcement is utilized to establish a deferred inventory of candidates.Your resume will be maintained for 6 months. If you wish to be considered beyond 6 months, you will need to re-apply.  Applicants that are reviewed and deemed qualified for a current open position will be contacted.

The Accounting Lead is responsible for a combination of GAAP accounting, government accounting, and the ability to manage complex projects within a fast paced General Accounting environment. This position interacts with all levels in the accounting department as well as numerous other departments in the company and reports directly to the Accounting Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Maintain the integrity of the financial systems and the maintenance of accounts and records in such areas as assets, liabilities, equity, income and expense
  • Oversee, mentor and develop a team of 3-4 employees with the allocation of costs in such areas as disbursements, expenses, tax payments and income to ensure costs are allocated in accordance with proper accounting standards
  • Review and approve journal entries ensuring compliance in accordance with GAAP and DCAA regulations
  • Determine proper accounting for unusual or one-off transactions
  • Create journal entries, as necessary, for proper revenue recognition and cost adjustments/allocations
  • Oversee and perform month and quarter end close activities, including journal entries and variance explanations
  • Ensure financial deadlines are met for month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial closings
  • Ensure disbursements are within the approved amount and proper supporting documentation has been provided
  • Assist with the review of contracts and contract modifications
  • Compile and analyze financial information to ensure adjustments and reclassification of costs are made in accordance with GAAP and DCAA regulations
  • Responsible for the review and approval of account reconciliations to ensure that transactions and sub-ledgers are reconciled to the general ledger in accordance to policy
  • Oversee and manage Chart of Account changes
  • Ensures SOX controls over processes are functioning
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • 5-7 years accounting experience in a multi-business environment
  • Experience working with various accounting systems
  • Intermediate Costpoint experience
  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Federal Travel Regulations (FTR)
  • Knowledge of Contract Funding, Value Ceilings, and FAR
  • Experience with handling multiple clients, client communication and client interaction Extensive computer experience in Excel
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of management
  • Proficient with other MS products (Internet Explorer, Outlook, Word)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization abilities
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with PROCAS Accounting & Time and Expense and QuickBooks software
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience with WAWF, PLSC, TOS, IOL, WOI and MyInvoice

Minimum Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; builds a diverse workforce.

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.

  • Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritize and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.

  • Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

  • Qualifications - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Language Skills - Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental Ability to write reports, proposals, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Mathematical Skills - Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid Ability to question activities and issues in all functional areas and make sound business decisions based on that data.

  • Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, type or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

  • Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.


OPSPro is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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