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Senior Accountant


Arrative specializes in providing government contractors with compliance and operational support to include HR, Payroll, Accounting, Contracting, and IT. As a Unanet Partner, we also implement Unanet as the ERP solution for government contractors. 

The Senior Accountant position is a full-time, fully remote position. The Senior Accountant position will lead Managed Services Accounting engagements for our clients. Candidates need to have strong backgrounds in GAAP accounting, government accounting, and the ability to manage complex projects within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. This position would potentially work with multiple clients at once and would be responsible for maintaining the clients’ accounting records in Unanet.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Maintain the integrity of the financial systems and the maintenance of accounts and records in such areas as assets, liabilities, equity, revenue recognition and expenses
  • Review and approve journal entries ensuring compliance in accordance with GAAP and DCAA regulations
  • Determine proper accounting for unusual or one-off transactions
  • Create journal entries, as necessary, for proper revenue recognition and cost adjustments/allocations
  • Prepare invoices in accordance with customer requirements
  • Oversee and perform month and quarter end close activities, including journal entries and variance explanations
  • Ensure financial deadlines are met for month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial closings
  • Ensure disbursements are within the approved amount and proper supporting documentation has been provided
  • Assist with the review of contracts and contract modifications
  • Compile and analyze financial information to ensure adjustments and reclassification of costs are made in accordance with GAAP and DCAA regulations
  • Prepare and review general-ledger reconciliations and aging reports
  • Oversee and manage Chart of Account changes
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Be able to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Experience with Unanet and QuickBooks software
  • Experience with WAWF
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with Unanet software
  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Federal Travel Regulations (FTR)
  • Knowledge of Contract Funding, Value Ceilings and Contract Modifications
  • Experience with handling multiple clients, client communication and client interaction
  • Advanced MS Excel capabilities
  • Proficient with other MS Office 365 applications (Internet Explorer, Outlook, Word)
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritization abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • CPA certification is desired, or candidates working towards their CPA certification
  • Unanet Partner Certification is desired, or candidates willing to obtain it

Senior Consultant


The Senior Consultant will serve as the lead for Unanet implementation engagements and maintain client relationships. Job duties include the following:

  • Manage and execute Unanet implementation engagements from kickoff to go-live
  • Design, configure and test the system prior to go-live
  • Provide training to clients and prepare training materials
  • Efficiently manage implementation engagement and budget.
  • Tailor and maintain project plan for each engagement
  • Perform assessments of Unanet systems that are currently live. Provide recommendations for process improvement and optimal use.
Education & Experience

Prior experience in the areas below is desired:

  • Unanet Consulting (preferably Unanet Certified)
  • Public Accounting or other Professional Services Firm
  • Finance/Accounting role with a Government Contractor (controller or above, preferably)
  • CPA or MBA
  • Strong knowledge of DCAA compliance requirements and FAR
  • Database Management
  • Project Management
  • Experience with fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Excellent time management skills

Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple tasks and multiple clients

Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Ability to work as a team member or as an individual contributor

Ability to complete implementations remotely and effectively run client meetings via Microsoft Teams.

Must provide outstanding customer service and maintain professional demeanor.

Excellent relationship-building skills

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