CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Assistant Controller in Fairfax, Virginia

Assistant Controller

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City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0917-0620

Employment Type:Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is looking for a career driven Finance Professional who is ready to take on the responsibility of Assistant Controller within the Federal Business Unit. This position offers the opportunity for growth and career development for a talented and motivated individual.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Primary duties of the Assistant Controller include day to day management of the finance and accounting department, month end close, with a high emphasis on reporting and analysis. This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-starter with strong management skills. The ability to multitask while ensuring deadlines and deliverables are met is a must. Additionally, this person must be strategic and assertive in a fast paced environment.

This role requires an individual to have at least 10 years of solid progressive accounting and finance experience. Strong understanding of technical accounting coupled with project financial management is critical to the success of the Assistant Controller. Candidates must possess a mastery of data analysis through excel. Must be adept at managing projects, prioritizing and knowing when (and how) to escalate issues. Above all, the successful candidate must be team focused, be willing to serve in multiple roles, and have a can-do attitude.

This individual must have a professional presence, outstanding work ethic, possess excellent technical skills and be able to demonstrate self-directed career achievement to date. Strong fundamental Finance skills, as well as proven ability to provide creative solutions, initiate change and manage the effort to implement changes. Excellent communication skills and an executive presence are required. Proven ability to interact with senior management at all levels and across all lines of business is essential.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Successful candidates will possess experience and knowledge in the following areas along with effective leadership skills.

• Project Accounting & Financial management

• Technical Accounting

• Internal and external audit


• Revenue Recognition

• P&L Management

• Month end close

• Forecasting

• Financial Reporting

• Annual and Ad-hoc Budgeting

• Financial Analysis

• Financial Modeling

• Staff Management

Hardware/Software Packages:

• Deltek Costpoint

• Must be proficient in Excel, Word.

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance is required.

• CPA and/or MBA strongly preferred

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills

• Solid analytical, organizational and time management skills

• An acute attention to detail with strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Ability to produce high quality deliverables and work under tight deadlines

• Commitment to high standards, customer service, integrity, and ethics

• Strong discipline to research complex matters across many disciplines

• Self-motivated, with a sense of autonomy, initiative and responsibility

• Demonstrated success in developing and leading high performance teams

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