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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2104702

Senior Manager, Project Accounting - Costpoint Experience Required

ICF is seeking a Project Accounting Senior Manager to work in our Project Accounting Group.  This position will report directly to the group's Accounting Director and will serve as the government contracting project setup subject matter expert. The Senior Manager will also assist with key projects such as the migration of our legacy business over to a new Costpoint structure, implementing a workflow for Project Setups, and enhancing the Project Accounting group's procedures and processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Group’s Accounting Director to successfully deliver on the group incentives, developing and using workflow tools to automate processes around Project Setup and IWOs

  • Partner with the Accounting Director and Project Accounting Manager to build a strong, focused, influential Project Accounting Group – developing a Center of Excellence for Project Setups

  • Write, develop and distribute policies and procedural documentation for Project Setup

  • Produce and update control narratives and provide walkthroughs to internal and external audit

  • Train the business operations and project financial controllers on any changes to processes and procedures

  • Provide Project Setup guidance surrounding the new Costpoint system design and supporting user acceptance testing and data migration crosswalks for when divisions migrate onto the new Costpoint system

  • Provide Support to the Project Accounting Manager to help with the following:

    • Govern the accuracy and maintenance of projects using Deltek Costpoint – owning the quality assurance of setups

    • Manage a team and support them in delivering the day-to-day services for Project Accounting

    • Help the PA Manager ensure any training requirements are fulfilled with the team

    • Continually assess ongoing processes to identify areas for improvement and added efficiencies

    • Assist Project Setup Manager Reviews for direct jobs in accordance to the Project Setup Workflow

    • Work with cross functional leads to troubleshoot downstream issues caused by setup items

    • Ensure adequate cross-training and backup for critical and time-sensitive project accounting function


  • 5+ Years - Experience with Deltek Costpoint 7 and particularly project setup and billing modules/capabilities is required

  • 5+ Years - Experience in government contracting environment or related experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Business or related discipline, or equivalent

  • Comprehensive knowledge of cost reimbursable, time and material and fixed price government contracts as well as commercial contracts

  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply accounting standards, federal regulations, award agreements, contractual terms, policies, and procedures

  • Ability to build a team and a new department to support the operational business

  • Prior experience working in an automated workflow ticketing system (Integrify preferred)

  • Track record of delivering well-organized and accurate work and standing up new initiatives

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and deadline driven culture



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.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, 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 global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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