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  • ID: 492737
  • Posted: 10/13/2021
  • Location: Fairfax, VA
  • Category: Pro - Accounting
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months

Description

Acara Solutions is looking for an Accounting Assistant for our Client located in Fairfax, VA

  • Supporting Contract Accounting in the final billing group. 
  • Performs analyses and prepares reports in order to ensure that contracts are within negotiated and agreed-upon parameters and government billing guidelines. 
  • Performs fairly complex tasks and participates in determining objectives of assignment. 
  • Plan schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. 
  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives. 
  • Prepares unbilled analysis for contract work and performs and assists in financial analyses such as funding analysis and other variance reports as requested by program. 
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information of transactions, prepare reports, and review and verify accuracy in preparation of final invoicing. 
  • Candidate may assist in maintaining/housing legacy accounting systems to ensure integrity of legacy billing system. 
  • Responsible for the adherence to and communication of accounting and auditing policies and procedures as needed.

Pay and Benefits:

  • The Salary for this position is $ 24.35 per hour (Max Pay rate).
 
Job Requirements

 
Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience as Accounting Assistant
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Management 
  • Independent unbilled analysis to advise program teams of potential risk. 
  • Candidate must be able to be able to submit timely requests for additional support from internal customers by staying aware of deadlines to the government.
  • Strong understanding and ability with Microsoft Excel.
  • Working in SAP

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.
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