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Technical Accounting & External Financial Reporting Manager

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Perpecta is hiring for an External Reporting and Technical Accounting Manager in Chantilly, VA.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in development and implementation of accounting policies
  • Preparation of accounting position papers and memos
  • Actively collaborate with the external financial reporting team to ensure the SEC filings are compliant from a technical accounting standpoint
  • Support the external and internal audit procedures associated with resolution of critical accounting issues
  • Preparation of assigned financial statement footnotes and Form 10Q/K sections including consolidated schedules and workpapers to support footnote disclosures
  • Prepares consolidated schedules and work papers to support footnote disclosures
  • Reviews XBRL tagging for assigned SEC filing sections
  • Provides support to Legal, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications Departments for Proxy, Annual Report and Earnings Releases



  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field with 10-12 years of related experience or a Master's Degree with 8-10 years of related experience is required
  • CPA certification is required
  • Five+ years of accounting experience that includes 2 years of technical accounting and 1 year of SEC experience is required
  • Public accounting experience is required
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, with strong research skills and experience is required
  • Microsoft Office proficiency in Word and Outlook; Advanced Excel skills is required
  • Experience with auditing publicly-traded companies is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with Workiva WDesk reporting platform is preferred
  • Experience with Intelligize research platform is preferred
  • Experience with a government contract or project service environment is preferred
  • Knowledge of Deltek CostPoint is preferred
  • Proven ability to manage and meet deadlines regularly
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; a hands-on style and the ability to prioritize and deliver results

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-02-17 Expires: 2020-03-18

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