Job: Accounting Clerk

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Contract Specialties Group (Csgjobs)


Melville ,NY

Job Description

Performs general and cost accounting functions. Prepares cost analyses as well as accounting reports according to GAAP; under the general supervision of department Manager. Helps train and develop subordinate accounting and payroll staff. Reports to the Director of Finance.


Cost Accounting

o Maintains job cost ledger and insures accuracy of the data flow from payroll, Job Shopper processing, PO receiving and other direct costs.

o Provides job cost analysis as required.

o Manages pricing customer proposals, in both FAR regulated and competitive environments as well as ensures all costs and pricing decisions are documented and controlled.

o Maintains historical database of quotes.

o Create, develop, and shape organizational pricing strategies and tactics for bid/proposal responses.

o Responsible for supporting precise cost estimating using historical data base as well as estimating costs of parts by similarity, parametric and other techniques.

o Ensures the proper application of labor hour estimates, ODC, subcontractor, material requirements, and overhead pools.

o Trained/Certified in Cost and Pricing

General Accounting

o Oversees transactions in AR, AP, Payroll and WIP costing as well as backup for ADP payroll as needed.

o Gathers financial information to prepare GJE and AJE.

o Prepares monthly financial package and inputs into Hyperion.

o Responsible for monthly detailed analysis of major GL accounts.

o Gathers information and prepares various audits and gov’t surveys.

o Maintain Interco billing and reconciliation.

o Checks and approves travel expenses through Concur.

o Works with Director of Finance and the VP of Finance to coordinate the activities of the accounting staff, assists in the work assignments of co-workers and reviews work product.

o Provides technical advice and guidance according to Federal/State Regulations and


o Must be able to perform all the duties of subordinate accounting department personnel.

o Maintains commission schedule and prepares for commission payments.

Cash Management

o Monitors AR receipts and AP/Payroll disbursements.

o Weekly and monthly Cash Forecasts.

o Manages petty cash disbursements.

Budget and Forecast

o Responsible for preparation of budgeting and cash flow reports.

Responsible for the Input/integrity of Financial Forecasts in Accounting System.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent.


5 years cost and general accounting experience required.

NOTE: This position description does not list all the duties of the job and the company has the right to revise the description at any time. The position description is not a contract for employment.

  • Contract Specialties Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information,  or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job ID: 17749