• Accountant

    Job Location
    US-FL-West Palm Beach
  • Overview

    Bluehawk, LLC is seeking an Accountant to work out of our West Palm Beach, FL Headquarters.


    This individual will need to compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. The successful individual may perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. Responsible for verifying the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.


    This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position and is not an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities.


    Must be detailed oriented and highly organized. Must possess integrity, honesty and personal drive to achieve the highest standards of accuracy and precision in addition to having the ability to multitask in a high tempo diverse environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with a demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management and execution capacity are absolute requirements. 


    This position will have responsibility for general ledger activity, preparation of monthly financial statements, preparation/review of journal entries, month-end close/reconciliation and related activities, ad hoc reporting, monthly financials and explanation of financial results, year-end close, and audit support.


    • Ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders across functional boundaries (contracts, program operations, accounting, audit, DCAA, etc.).
    • Financial Reporting, General Ledger Accounting, Microsoft Excel, Month-End Close, Financial Analysis.
    • Perform accounts payable functions: check, verify and process invoices, prepare payments for signature, sort, code, and enter accounts payable data, analyze discrepancies and unpaid invoices, and maintain vendor files.
    • Perform accounts receivable functions: Compile, compute, and record billing, accounting, statistical, and other numerical data for billing purposes. Prepare billing invoices for services rendered. Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
    • Compile and record employee time and payroll data. Compute and post wages and deductions and prepare payroll for processing. Conduct payroll reconciliations. Excellent computers skills with the ability to operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
    • Verify figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
    • Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and ledgers or computers.
    • Ability to debit, credit, and total accounts on computer spreadsheets and databases, using specialized accounting software.
    • Ability to administer all contract financial reporting and invoicing.
    • Set up new contracts and maintain current contracts in system. Create charge codes, assign proper charge code to employee timecards and audit all timecards prior to preparing payroll.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.



    • Bachelors Degree in related field required. Masters’ Degree preferred.  
    • Minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.
    • Previous experience preferred with Deltek GCS or Deltek Cost Point.
    • Experience working for a federal government contractor.
    • Preferred: DCAA experience.
    • Audit experience.
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
    • 10+ years of progressive experience in accounting positions

    • Experience with a full understanding of GAAP and FAR.

    • Proficiency with accounting software required and the ability to learn and develop personal training schedules to ensure a thorough understanding of Deltek to complete all tasks internally without assistance from others.

    • Ability to establish relationships and communicate effectively with customers.

    • Ability to read and understand contractual requirements for reporting and invoicing.

    • Ability to develop and implement solutions to complex financial transactions.



    • Experience with Deltek Cost Point.

    • Experience with Cognos

    • Experience performing indirect cost build-ups.

    • Understanding and experience with indirect cost pools.

    • Contract Closeout experience preferred

    • Project Set-up experience (required)

    • Retroactive billing experience (required)
    • Government contracting experience. (required)
    • Billing experience using Deltek CostPoint (at least 2 years required)
    • Intermediate Microsoft Excel. (required)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.


    Key Competencies

    • Self starter
    • Planning and organizing
    • Attention to detail
    • Problem-solving
    • Teambuilding and ability to engage and work with a team.
    • Customer service orientation
    • Excellent Communication skills

    Bluehawk, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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