Principal Accountant Subsidiary Accounting

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Principal Accountant Subsidiary Accounting Lead to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions

This position will perform, manage, and oversee all the financial activities for the Dynetics Inc Subsidiaries. Will be responsible for the monthly accounting close process. Prepare, manage, and oversee monthly journal entries for various accounts and contracts. Prepare reconciliation, variance, and other analysis. Perform, manage, and oversee daily, monthly, and yearly accounting responsibilities. Ensure SOX Compliance and assist with external audits/reviews including compiling data for corporate and executive level reporting. Develop and maintain indirect rates for the Subsidiaries.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from an accredited school with a minimum of twelve (12) years accounting experience working in the government contracting industry.

Experience with financial statement preparation in accordance with GAAP and corporate accounting policies and procedures. Working knowledge of DCAA compliance requirements. Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred. CPA preferred.

  • Working knowledge of full-function accounting.
  • Must have working knowledge of Deltek CostPoint and Cognos.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, and have excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently, multi-task, quickly assess risks/problems, and develop recommended solutions.

Should possess strong work ethic, be a team player and display professionalism at all times.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

 Masters Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred. CPA preferred.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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