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Vice President, Assistant Controller

Job ID: 2116733
Location: REMOTE WORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 24, 2021
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Controller
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a Vice President & Assistant Corporate Controller who will work closely with the Controller to lead key accounting functions within a highly dynamic, high growth environment for a 7 billion plus dollar organization. The qualified candidate will have extensive experience and proficiency with US GAAP and SEC accounting reporting and disclosure requirements, operational accounting in addition to knowledge of government contracting accounting practices. The VP & Assistant Controller will partner with the Corporate Controller and other Finance leaders to develop the appropriate strategies and implement best practices that will enable operational excellence in the management, accounting, and reporting of SAIC financial data. This position will oversee a large professional work team responsible for the complex and technically challenging accounting areas for the company. The VP & Assistant Controller will be responsible for creating accounting processes to meet all control and US GAAP requirements while also allowing for the flexibility to accommodate evolving business needs. The role will be located in Washington D.C Area, with minimal travel requirements.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for leading Technical Accounting, SEC Reporting, Consolidation, and Revenue accounting teams while also working closely with and providing guidance to the rest of the controller organization
  • Staff growth and development – focus on staff development and growth, helping prepare and groom staff for next roles
  • Manage monthly financial close processes, coordinating team efforts around the close schedule; and ensure that required financial data is properly captured, reconciled, and reported
  • Lead the monthly Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash flow review meetings, ensuring compliance and understanding of key business drivers impacting financial results
  • Develop, maintain, and continuously improve the accounting processes and procedures that result in efficient and effective month-end consolidation and close process
  • Build and manage the close process, promptly respond to all internal and external reporting requirements (including regulatory reporting), as well as develop and manage the audit processes, accounting policy creation, and SEC reporting
  • Lead the corporate consolidations process and ensure that all entities are properly consolidated within corporate guidelines and deadlines
  • Oversee all aspects of the company’s accounting, including regulatory compliance with accounting standards and practices, general accounting operations, and public company reporting requirements with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) 
  • Work closely with the transaction teams (Sectors, Corporate Development, Legal, Tax, Human Resources) in providing technical and operational accounting guidance on contemplated transactions – e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, share based awards, debt issuance, share repurchases
  • Work collaboratively with the sector CFOs, finance teams and business groups to structure contemplated agreements in a manner that meet business objectives while complying the accounting standard and disclosure requirements; managing the EAC processes, and promptly responding to ad hoc inquiries
  • Lead the Company’s efforts in implementing new accounting and reporting standards/requirements; helping the business units understand the basis and impact of the accounting standards changes, and development of needed operational process changes to support the implementation of the new standards
  • Collaborate with the functional teams (FPA, Tax, Treasury, HR, Government Compliance) in understanding the impacts of the various transactions to the Company as a whole, into addition to the frequent meetings with the teams apprised of the activities that each team is working on
  • Ensure timely and accurate accounting of onetime/unusual transactions
  • Manage relationships with and oversee consultant assisted projects (e.g., valuation of acquired intangible assets, goodwill impairment analysis, share-based awards) in the Controller organization
  • Work closely with the external auditors to ensure that annual and quarterly audits are completed timely
  • Ensure that the Controller and Finance organization processes are SOX Compliant
  • Work closely with the Corporate Controller in preparing updates to the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board

 

Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience with accounting and financial reporting, including supporting SEC filings
  • 15+ years of experience with a public company
  • Experience as a sitting Assistant Controller or Controller, or seasoned Big Four Senior Manager/Director auditing and/or providing advisory services to public company(ies)
  • Experience with Government Consulting and Contracting preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in related field
  • CPA required
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements (with emphasis on revenue, business combination, consolidation, leases accounting and reporting, share based payments, debt issuance).

 

  • Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and company accounting policies and practices, and unquestioned integrity in the application of such standards
  • Fundamental knowledge of FAR, & DFARS procedures and standards
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly including advanced Excel functions; experience with financial modeling using Excel models
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills with a respectful, positive, professional presentation style
  • Ability to effectively present information and provide timely, reliable, courteous service to internal and external customers
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution ability
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.
Target salary range: More than $225,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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