Project Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:22-005
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/07/2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 06101 - 06102
    • Compensation: $50K - $75K
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Job Description

Kratos is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. We are a trusted partner—driven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for our customers, our partners and ourselves.
Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevant and know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.

Kratos has an amazing opportunity for a Project Accountant

The project accountant will be responsible for customer billings and project setup to general accounting functions as needed. Other responsibilites include:

  • Perform customer invoicing to ensure invoice accuracy within contractual terms, Federal Acquisition
  • Regulations, and DCAA requirements
  • Perform and process final and close-out invoices to adhere to DCAA standards
  • Research and respond to inquiries regarding billing issues and problems
  • Remit invoices to customers and input invoices into customer’s web-based invoicing systems as needed
  • Ability to effectively interact with project management, customer points of contact and other members within the accounting and operations teams
  • Perform project setup functions for new contracts and modifications of projects
  • Assist accounting team in daily work, month-end close, and other duties as necessary
  • Ability to enter and prepare back up support for monthly journal entries as needed
  • This role calls for a well-rounded performer who thrives in a fast-paced, demanding environment

Experience and Skills

  • 2+ year of billing experience working in a U.S. Government contracting environment; billing FFP, T&M, and Cost Plus contract types
  • Self-starter who can multi-task and work with minimal supervision
  • Must be a team player
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Competitive salary based on experience and education:

$50K – $75K Yearly

Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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