Sr. Project Accountant

ACT1 Federal LLC

Crystal City, Virginia

Date Posted March 03, 2023
Industry Finance
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Ready to take ACTION in your career? Ready to launch your future forward with an organization certified as a Great Place to Work™? ACT1 Federal is seeking a Senior Project Accountant in Crystal City, Virginia!

ACT1 Federal is all about taking bold, innovative actions to deliver for our customers and our workforce. Every day, members of the ACT1 Federal team drive creative solutions on the most challenging problems facing customers across the Aviation, Space / Intelligence, and International Cooperation portfolios.
Overview / Job Responsibilities::
At ACT1 Federal, our people make the difference. We are looking for a Senior Project Accountant to provide support to the financial department by managing daily accounting tasks. You will be part of a team of professionals working to maintain order and transparency for the company’s finances. This position reports to the Controller and is a hybrid position based out of our Crystal City, VA headquarters three days a week (Tuesday/ Wednesday/Thursday) and will work from home Monday/ Friday.

Processing transactions and monitoring projects is a large part of the Project Accountant’s day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail.

In this role, a typical day will include:
  • Supporting Controller on monthly accounting close functions.
  • Reviewing contracts to identify requirements for project set up in Deltek Costpoint.
  • Working closely with PMs and PCAs.
  • Assisting in the preparation of yearly Incurred Cost Submission.
  • Generating invoices for Fixed Price, T&M, CPFF projects in Deltek Costpoint.
  • Submitting invoices into Wide Area Work Flow and IPP.
  • Preparing and managing monthly unbilled analysis.
  • Preparing, tracking, and recording monthly accruals for subcontractors.
  • Assist with reviewing of expenses as assigned.
  • Supporting accounts payable, expense reporting and check run activities as needed.
  • Supporting annual audit by CPA firm.
  • Assisting with other accounting projects.
Minimum Qualifications::


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in accounting, finance, or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 5 year of experience in accounting in a government contracting environment.
  • Experience with US Government contracting and familiarity with contract types including FFP, CP and T&M.
  • Knowledge and understanding of FAR, DFARS, and GAAP requirements.
  • Must have hands on experience using Deltek CostPoint 8.1
  • Excellent organizing abilities and attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude and works well in a team
  • Good with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a US Citizen
Additional Information::
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Paid Short-Term Disability
  • Health care flexible spending accounts
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

ACT1 Federal is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

  • Health insurance