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Senior Accountant - Military Veterans

at Amentum

Job Summary

The Accountant Senior provides professional accounting services by preparing, analyzing and processing financial statements, budgets, customer invoices and monthly reports for assigned business area.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)

Applies knowledge of accounting principles to activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and developing financial statements and reports. Updates and reviews monthly account reconciliations. Ensures that the internal financial reporting requirements of the company are met. Ensures contract invoices are accurate and reconciled for monthly payment. Responsible for monthly close and adjusting journal entries. Point of contact for site and customer support for the financial management organization. Audits and prepares reports on the status of the contract and identifies areas for remediation. Reviews work prepared by others and provides constructive comments and/or suggestions to foster efficiencies and improvements for the department. Conducts studies and submit recommendations for improving the organization's accounting processes. Serves as a consultant to implement accounting functions during phase-in of a new contract. Position may be assigned to a specific targeted business area and may require additional or specific job duties related to assigned function which are not aforementioned. Provides financial support including forecasting, budgeting, and analyzing variances from budget. Prepares analyses of accounts receivables and administers the collection of past due receivables. Prepares monthly invoices and submit timely billing to the customers. Completes unbilled analysis for the project. Identifies opportunities of cost savings for Operations and be the business advisor. Works closely with Operations, support financial reporting for the client, and helps maintain financial health of the project. Creates and maintains project codes used by Operations. Keeps good documentation of contracts and purchase orders.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting principles (GAAP) required. Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Joint Travel Regulations (JTR), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) a plus.
  • Ability to perform data extraction and manipulation, analyze financial data, and generate reports.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in finance and accounting relational databases and Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to work with numbers and complete assignments with attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels throughout the organization.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple work assignments, work with little supervision, and work well under pressure.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Costpoint, Essbase, Hyperion, Cognos, Project Accounting

Experience & Education
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, business administration or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Four (4) to six (6) years of previous accounting experience required. Prefer at least two (2) years in government contract accounting experience.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines. Position may require travel.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

Labor Law Posters

EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Bengaluru, KA


Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

We are looking for skilled Veterans interested in continuing your career in aviation, global logistics, IT and Network support, and also unmanned systems. 

We currently have positions open nationwide and globally to include: Kuwait, Iraq, and other overseas locations!

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

What happens after I apply? 

First, you will want to ensure your RecruitMilitary profile is up to date, and you also have the most up to date resume to provide. Once you apply for the role you will be re-directed to complete your employment application on Amentum's career site. Once you complete that application a recruiter will review your skills and qualifications and reach out to you about the role as appropriate. 



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