Accountant Staff - Finance

Fort Benning, GA 31905, USA Req #521
Friday, April 2, 2021

VSE Corporation is currently seeking the skill set of a Accountant, Staff for Fort Benning, GA.

Responsible for all project accounting operations in accordance with current policies, regulations and directives as mandated by Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), US Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulations (DFAR), Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Responsible for the processing of monthly closing journal entries for financial reports to corporate office. Reviews and processes vendor invoices for payment for services rendered, following purchase order terms using Costpoint 7 software. Reconciling and processes Purchase Card Accounts and AP accounts, processing JEs. Preparing intercompany and G/L invoices for Contractor and Sub-Contractors on semi-monthly basis. Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts. Various account analyses for closing packages as well as analysis of accounts payable payments by vendor or employee. Responsible for financial reports to the Government, invoices to the government, and various miscellaneous reports and analysis.


  1. Creates necessary monthly journal entries. Responsible for various assigned financial actions.

  2. Responsible for completion of monthly cost analysis to include analysis of accounts for closing package, actual-vs-budget analysis, cost-to-complete analysis and various CDRL requirements.

  3. Responsible for reviewing proper labor charge coding for accuracy for billing cycles.

  4. Insures corporate metrics are completed timely and coordinated with the Finance Manager.

  5. Insure additional corporate requirements are completed timely.

  6. Coordinates with Contracts regarding contract modifications.

  7. Creates job cost funding codes for proper allocations of funding for Labor and Purchases

  8. Creates and Reviews invoices for proper invoicing including allocation of job cost codes as well as general ledger accounts

  9. Coordinates with Finance Manager to support strong cash flow procedures. Insures invoices are submitted to the Customer timely.

  10. Coordinates with the various Customers and DFAS ensuring prompt payments.

  11. Maintains and updates SOX flowcharts, templates and Segregations of duties as well as internal operating procedures for the Finance Department.

  12. Completes all duties in accordance with current policies, regulations and directives as mandated by Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), US Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisitions Regulations (DFAR), and Joint Travel Regulations (JTR). Insures compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

  13. Monitoring payroll fringe indirect rates/pool/base

  14. Assists in cost proposal development.

15. Performs additional duties as required.


Personal Computer, Deltek Costpoint 7, Cognos Software, Excel, Windows Software


Works in a general office environment


Work requires standing, walking, climbing, bending, occasionally working in cramped or awkward positions. Frequently lifts equipment weighing 25 pounds. Occasionally assists lifting and carrying equipment weighing up to 75 pounds. Employee stands for long periods. Dirt, dust, and grease are always present. There is frequent exposure to chemicals that may burn and irritate the skin if proper personal protective equipment is not used. If employee fails to follow appropriate safety procedures, there could be exposure to cuts, bruises, shocks, and strains. May be required to wear a respirator and to pass the required physical. May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published Company work rules.


BS in Business or Accounting and Finance.


  • At least three years of progressive accounting experience in the areas as outlined in the Position Description.

  • Must have prior experience working on Government contracts.

  • Must have three years background in computer operations, specifically Deltek Costpoint, IBM Cognos Software, as well as have a strong background in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Knowledge and experience working with US Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) and Federal Travel Regulations.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a CAC if required.

Must have a Valid Driver's License if required.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Finance and Accounting
  • Job Function Accountant and Auditor
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Fort Benning, GA 31905, USA