KEYW Corporation

Accounting - Mgr

3 months ago(10/9/2017 10:03 AM)
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KeyW Corp. is seeking a Technical Accounting Manager to account for technical areas of the business and perform technical accounting research.  This individual contributor role reports to the Corporate Controller and will work with others in corporate accounting, finance, tax, legal, treasury, and IT.


The Technical Accounting Manager:

  • Assist in technical accounting research and documentation
  • Guaranteeing suitable application and execution of procedures and processes required to comply with     current accounting pronouncements.
  • Lead the implementation of new accounting pronouncements including but not limited to ASC-606 Revenue Recognition and FASB's new lease accounting standard, ASU 2016-02, (Topic 842).
  • Carrying out research on intricate accounting matters to attain external reporting prerequisites including execution of newly updated accounting policies and intricate transactions
  • Organize external audit procedure affiliated with resolution of critical accounting issues
  • Perform special projects for senior management requiring technical accounting research and analyses of financial information as requested
  • Support the accounting period close process
  • Prepare complete and accurate standard operating procedures and SOX related internal control documentation
  • Assist in completing the quarterly disclosure checklists


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required. MBA Preferred
  • CPA Required
  • Previous government contracting experience is required
  • 10+ years of experience in a public accounting firm and/or a publicly traded corporate environment. Combination of industry and public accounting experience a plus
  • Possess advanced knowledge and expertise in technical accounting and evaluation skills
  • Experience in Technical Accounting Research required
  • Experience with Costpoint preferred
  • Experience with Cognos Reporting tool Preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Power-point
  • Ability to research and interpret accounting guidance and draft accounting memos to support conclusions
  • Intermediate US GAAP acumen and understanding of SEC financial reporting
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent analytical skills


  • Guarantee all accounting questions are resolved in a prompt way and are suitably recorded and communicated
  • Work with the organization’s reporting group to render assistance with organizing and evaluating filings and help with the preparation and research of feedback to letters, inquires and comments
  • Communicate and convey clearly information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message
  • Work independently and effectively manage time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently; able to multi-task and adapt quickly to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Must be able to work extended, non-traditional hours as needed during peak periods such as month-end close, quarter-end reporting, and annual budgeting preparation
  • Possess the learning capacity to receive and apply cross-functional training; willingness to assist other functions and work groups as needed so the department achieves or exceeds its overall business objectives
  • Model the high level of customer service expected of all KeyW employees including, but not limited to, responding to voice mails and emails within organizationally defined timeframes, completing projects as committed, responding to others’ feedback appropriately, and making optimal use of         organizationally limited resources by offering assistance to other functional teams when appropriate
  • Model team commitment by adhering to the team's expectations and guidelines; fulfilling team responsibilities; and demonstrating personal commitment to the team by being cooperative, collaborative, and flexible
  • Consistently demonstrates a commitment to KeyW policies and procedures, including but not limited to, attendance, confidentiality, conflict of interest, and ethical responsibilities
  • Proficient ability to positively model the organization’s commitment to integrity, diversity, inclusion, and maintaining a respectful workplace

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


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