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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2102315

Senior Manager, Project Accounting

ICF is seeking a Project Accounting Senior Manager to work in our Project Accounting Group.  The Project Accounting Senior Manager will report directly to the groups’ Accounting Director, with the Project Accounting team reporting into them.  The Project Accounting Senior Manager will assist the groups Accounting Director as the secondary functional lead on Projects.

A key role for the Company, the ideal candidate will provide significant experience successfully working with the groups’ Accounting Director to enhance the Project Accounting procedures and processes. The Project Manager will support key ICF Projects as part of the Companies’ investment into their future roadmap.

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

  • 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.

  • Govern the accuracy and maintenance of projects (Directs, Indirects and IWOs) using Deltek Costpoint. Including overall project structure, funding setup, revenue and billing formula setup, project ceilings, labor categories, billing rates, rate sequence, project workforce, at-risk setups, etc.

  • Continually assess ongoing processes to identify areas for improvement and added efficiencies. As required, participate in initiatives to improve processes of project accounting, billing, accounts receivable and internal controls.

  • Design, develop, and maintain written procedures, and establish and document project set-up protocols

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

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

  • Maintain the Project Accounting Mailbox and assign tickets to the project accounting team via ticketing system

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

  • Throughout the month support revenue compliance with extra attention during month end


  • 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

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

  • 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. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

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 global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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