201890 - Accounting Specialist
$33 to $37.00 DOE
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Accounting Specialist for a contract opportunity in Rockwall, TX.

This position is 100% onsite.

Proficient accounting knowledge and experience in complex environments
o Demonstrated collaborative communication within an organization and externally
o Experience in continuous improvement and process development
o Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to communicate in person and remotely, across multiple locations and time zone
Works both autonomously and with a team to complete all tasks with general supervision
o Collaborates with business units to effect efficient, accurate and compliant accounting
o Researches issues and proposes corrective actions or transactions
o Reviews transactions to ensure appropriate accounting treatment
o Communicates with business unit contacts on processes, issue resolution, and problem solving
o Coordinates month end closing activities with business unit personnel to ensure reporting deadlines are met
o Finalizes results and supplemental disclosure data and updates in consolidation software

Prepares routine journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations of various complexity

Develops and/or documents processes as required

Supports internal and external audit requests

Performs special assignments and ad hoc analysis as required
Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance, which requires US citizenship
o 4+ years of accounting with comprehensive knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley requirements

Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
o Demonstrated excellence in analytical and research skills
o Experience in public accounting/auditing is a strongly preferred
o Financial or accounting experience in a complex ERP environment required and experience in Costpoint or SAP is preferred
o Experience in preparing and reviewing account reconciliations and journal entries
o CPA Certification or qualification to sit for the CPA exam is preferred
o Objective thinker, problem solver with ability to execute challenging tasks to completion.
o Flexible planner in terms of daily activities with ability to adeptly react to changing requirements and priorities
o Exceptional organizational skills enabling monitoring of key due dates and activities
o Ability to develop broad, cooperative relationships with numerous groups and individuals
o Knowledge / Exposure to Federal Acquisition Regulations and Cost Accounting Standards is a plus

Accredited Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other technical degree and four (4) year of related experience. A combination of education and experience may be considered.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

LaVada Pulley
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x260 or (800) 927-9318 x260

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.