Project Accountant

Herndon, VA, United States


Full Time

15 days ago

Job description

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is currently looking for a Project Accountant to join the Accounting team in Herndon, VA.


  • Prepare, issue, and post accurate and timely monthly invoices for FFP, T&M, and CPFF contracts to customers using Deltek CostPoint billing module.
  • Prepare schedules that support customer-driven reporting requirements.
  • Submit accurate and timely invoices through various client portals as necessary.
  • Prepare contract closeout billings and collaborate with Contracts and PCO groups to ensure completeness.
  • Participate in the contract kick-off meeting, read and understand the terms of the contract and ensure set-up meets contractual requirements.
  • Partner with contracts and Program Control Analysts to complete the Project Set-up Form and maintain all necessary records.
  • Set up new current projects in CostPoint as necessary to include: entering modifications, contract ceilings, workforce, rates, revenue and billing formula, etc.
  • Support audit requests by DCAA, external public auditors, and internal audit as necessary.
  • Maintain detailed, well-organized billing files to facilitate smooth audits, contract close-outs, and reconciliations.
  • Update Contract Master File with modifications and staffing changes.
  • Analyze Aged AR for delinquent payments and contact customers concerning collections.
  • Work closely with the Contracts team, PM's and Line Managers on invoicing approvals, questions, and follow-up.
  • Reconcile Billed and Unbilled GL accounts on a monthly basis

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in accounting and billing
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance and/or equivalent years of experience.
  • CostPoint experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Government contract billing​ experience

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$65,000.00 - $109,000.00 annually.


Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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