Senior Cost Accountant

Job Locations US-FL-Melbourne
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 10 months ago(11/19/2021 10:20 AM)
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Regular Full-Time
Clearance Required

About Mission1st

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Mission1st is a global IT, network and systems engineering solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence community, and homeland security markets. The company's 180+ employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, Mission1st reported annual revenues in excess of $25 million, with a pipeline of growing programs and an increasing customer base.

What you'll do

In this role, you will manage junior finance team members, the Unanet System and serve as Administrator, and the month end closing processes and ensure it is completed by the 15th of the following month. You'll analyze Rand reconcile General Ledger to Cost Report. Other responsibilities are listed below:

  • Prepare monthly financial statements with variance analysis
  • Prepare monthly financial report for senior management and other reports for PMO as needed
  • Reconcie Balance Sheet and P&L accounts monthly
  • Enter adjusting and accrual journal entries monthly
  • Prepare incurred cost submission reort including all scheudules required by DCAA audit programs
  • Perform payroll in ADP
  • Take the lead in financial audits, DCAA audits and tax preparation with external CPA
  • Assist in 401k audits as needed
  • Oversee and Support/back-up invoicing as needed (FFP, T&M, CPFF)
  • Support with M&A activities and integration
  • Support CFO and participate in other projects as needed

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree (four-year college or university) in Accounting or Finance or equivalent combination of work experience
  • Five or more (5+) years’ experience in government contracting accounting and Unanet Financial 
  • A commitment to your profession demonstrated by participation in providing support, guidance and memberships in professional association
  • Expert in using Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, vlookups)
  • Knowledge of ADP Workforce Now is a plus
  • A desire to join some of the most capable and experienced telecommunications and engineering professionals in the industry and contribute to the ongoing growth of our venture together

Why you'll want to join us

Impassioned strategic thinkers who are eager to learn, grow and contribute to a shared company mission. At Mission1st, the members of our team have the opportunity to broaden their minds, amplify their skills, build worthwhile relationships with the industry’s best of the best, and have a direct impact on our company’s success! 


Along with our dynamic company culture and collaborative environment, you will have the opportunity to harmonize your personal and professional life and grow immensely.


We also offer some fabulous benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
  • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
  • A generous 401(k) plan
  • A healthy hearty breakfast on Thursdays
  • A corporate wellness program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages


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