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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R1900429

Director Accounting (Billing/AP)

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is seeking an experienced Director who will report directly to the Assistant Controller and manage critical initiatives within the Corporate Finance & Accounting Department.  This individual is responsible for providing the strategic recommendations in AR and AP/Expense Reporting, including rate variance analysis and invoicing, Contract Close-out areas, as well as Requisition to Pay including Expense management.  This role will provide analysis in those areas using knowledge of best practices to drive improvement initiatives including data clean-up, system modifications and new process implementations while ensuring adherence to all regulatory and compliance requirements (i.e., GAAP, CAS, FAR, Sarbanes-Oxley).  Key responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to identify and drive actions to clean master and transactional data including unbilled balances, POs, vendors, and customers.  In addition, this role would be integral in simplifying operational procedures by working cross-functionally with Contracts, Purchasing, Treasury,  Revenue and Government Compliance, Project Accountants, Project Controllers, etc.., to identify and improve performance standards.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with Assistant Controller and functional managers to ensure appropriate AR/Contract Close-out policies and controls are in place and processes are well documented in the Billing and across related S2C functions
  • Working with Assistant Controller and functional managers to lead process improvement initiatives in the R2P area including E-req, PO matching, centralized invoicing, and a Concur implementation
  • Working with functional managers, ensure roles and responsibilities are well defined and documented
  • Ensure  appropriate metrics are in place for areas of responsibility and in areas that impact Billing and AP/Expense and appropriately monitors these metrics with senior management to ensure operational efficiency and compliance
  • Develop materials and conduct training on policy and procedures in Sales to Cash and Req to Pay areas
  • Serve as Project Manager for the accounting integrations in the Sales to Cash and Req to Pay process for newly acquired companies, which will include but is not limited to developing an integration plan/project schedule, tracking against the schedule/key milestones and leading/aiding in assessment of  key integration decisions

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 10 years of accounting experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in managing the AR/Billing and Contract Close-out areas of Gov’t Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years managing in the AP/Expense area of Gov’t Accounting
  • Successfully implemented process improvement initiatives through a framework such as Six Sigma
  • Demonstrated knowledge of government contracting, CAS and FAR
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint and Cognos
  • Public company experience
  • Experience with system conversions, system upgrades and integrating acquired firms
  • Expert skills in MS Office (e.g., MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access database management)

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Solid customer service skills
  • Strong people management/leadership skills including mentoring of tenured staff, clarifying roles and responsibilities and fostering cross functional teamwork
  • Team player with the ability to manage in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong program management skills
  • Professional demeanor

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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