Accounting Manager at SAIC (Washington DC)

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This position reports to the Senior Manager of Technical Accounting & Policy within the Office of the Corporate Controller. This position will be responsible for managing the technical accounting assessments and providing technical accounting guidance on a variety of complex transactions to key stakeholders and senior management, including assessments on the accounting for revenue and lease contracts entered into by SAIC; managing the implementation of new accounting standards; supporting the external reporting process by drafting new footnote disclosures; and ensuring appropriate accounting control procedures are maintained for all relevant process areas.This position can be worked remotely, 100% nationwide.

  • Manage the technical accounting assessment of significant and unique transactions entered into by SAIC (including acquisitions, joint ventures, lease transactions, stock compensation, restructuring activities, etc.) and provide guidance to various business functions and senior management
  • Prepare accounting memorandum and executive summaries that document the accounting impact of significant and unique transactions
  • Manage the review and evaluation of revenue contracts entered into by SAIC and research the relevant US GAAP accounting guidance to determine the appropriate accounting treatment
  • Monitor and provide technical accounting guidance on the Company's lease arrangements
  • Manage the review of new accounting pronouncements to determine the impact on SAIC and, when applicable, assist with the implementation of new standards
  • Evaluate the disclosure requirements and prepare 10Q/10K footnote disclosures for certain complex accounting areas
  • Perform tie-out procedures for certain key footnote disclosures
  • Manage the drafting of new/updated global accounting policies
  • Maintain and monitor department compliance with internal controls, policies, and procedures
  • Provide analysis and support to SAIC's external auditors
  • Other special projects, as assigned


Required Education and Skills:
  • Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more of related experience; Masters and thirteen (13) years or more experience; PhD or JD and ten (10) years or more experience.
  • Bachelor's degree (Business Administration or related field)
  • Certified public accountant
  • A minimum of 7 years of accounting experience, with at least 3 years of Big 4 public accounting (audit) experience
  • Subject matter expert in the technical accounting areas of revenue recognition, lease accounting, stock-based compensation, goodwill impairment assessments, segment reporting, hedge accounting and business combinations
  • Strong understanding of SEC reporting and disclosure requirements
  • Significant experience with preparing technical accounting memorandum and global accounting policies
  • A strong interest in performing technical accounting research over a broad range of topics. Able to navigate and interpret relevant authoritative literature and evaluate and recommend solutions to senior management
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and oral) and a demonstrated ability to prepare organized work paper files
  • A proven ability to deliver on commitments and deadlines
  • Unquestioned personal integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and flexibility to switch from one project to the next
  • Government contracting experience a plus

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.
More Information on SAIC
SAIC operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Reston, VA. SAIC was founded in 2013. It has 34621 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 639 open jobs at SAIC, click here.
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