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Accounting Analyst

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Job ID: 2116828
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2021
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Accounting
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has an opening for an Accounting Analyst position within the Project Setup department. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to advanced Costpoint project setup and analysis and to interact with various other areas within FSS.

This position will be responsible for end-to-end project setup activities including initial contract review, determining project setup requirements, and continued project maintenance. The responsibilities encompass the Costpoint system setup of projects with a major focus on the analysis of programs that could be comprised of various contract types to include Cost Plus, Time Material, Work-In-Process, Fixed Price, and Inter-Company. It is imperative that the applicant understands that the Project Setup team serves internal customers as a mediator, as a knowledgeable expert regarding the functions of project setup to include what inputs impact billing and revenue, and as a valued researcher from all points within the lifecycle of a contract. 

The selected candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of project setup activities. This includes understanding, interpreting, and analyzing intermediate level contracts and proposals in order to gather requirements to design a project setup configuration that meets billing, revenue recognition, reporting requirements, and various ad hoc duties.  

Remote possibilities are available for candidates local to the Reston, VA and Huntsville, AL areas.


Typical Responsibilities:  

  • Financial contract review and analysis 
  • Evaluate and perform project setup change requests via internal ticketing tool 
  • Provide information to other functional areas to assist in the effectiveness of project setup activities 
  • Create and maintain less complex to intermediate direct and indirect project structure/information 
  • Provide customer service to other functional areas


Required Skills:  

  • Candidate must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with moderate supervision, which will require a flexible schedule and occasional overtime (this will be a salaried position eligible with benefit of a 9/80 work schedule) 
  • Candidate must have strong working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Outlook and Word) 
  • Candidate must be able to work well independently and as part of a team 
  • Candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication 

Required Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration or a related discipline
  • Three (3) + years of related work experience 
  • Education may be substituted with two to four years of work project accounting experience

Desired Experience: 

  • Prior experience in Government Contracting.
  • Previous exposure to SAIC policies and procedures and experience with Deltek Costpoint highly desirable.

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be 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. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


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

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