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Perspecta Technical Accounting Manager in Chantilly, Virginia

Business Group Highlights


The Finance team is responsible for all aspects of the corporate finance organization, including strategy, implementation, enterprise risk management and internal audit, treasury, tax, procurement and investor relations. These functional areas enable corporate profitability and success by ensuring cost savings and efficiencies, sound reporting of results and accurate forecasts.


Perspecta is hiring for a Technical Accounting Manager opportunity in our Chantilly, VA office. The position will be focused on implementation of Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) and assisting with technical accounting for new and unusual transactions. The Technical Accounting Manager will also assist with developing and implementing accounting policies; preparing technical accounting memos, developing relevant accounting checklists to streamline accounting processes related to revenue, leases, business combinations and other matters and helping identify areas for process improvements.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develop a framework for implementation of Accounting Standards Updates including a timeline for implementation, and the relevant SOX compliance controls

  • Support the external audit procedures associated with resolution of critical accounting issues

  • Preparation of accounting position papers and memos with accompanying analyses of numeric data

  • Assist with facilitating internal training across accounting and business operations organizations to promote the importance of staying compliant with technical accounting matters

  • Actively collaborate with the external financial reporting team to ensure the SEC filings are compliant from a technical accounting standpoint

  • Support the month-end close process, internal and external audits as needed



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited university and 10-12 years of related experience or a Master's degree and 8-10 years of related experience is required

  • Minimum of 4 years of management level responsibility. Specialized knowledge in at least one area of expertise and a general knowledge in 1-2 other areas is required

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in technical accounting, specifically in one or more of the following: Revenue Recognition, Accounting for Leases, EAC (Estimate At Completion), Restructuring, Fair Value concepts is required

  • Strong understanding of US GAAP

  • Prior corporate accounting experience, experience in the government contracting industry, and/or public accounting firm, or an SEC registrant. Accounting experience with companies going through a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transaction is a plus

  • CPA certification is required

  • A self-starter with a strong ability to maintain focus, direction, ability to cut through irrelevant information and bring projects to completion

  • Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills; a hands-on style and the ability to prioritize and deliver results

  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly

Req # 2019-88897

Category Finance and Accounting

Telecommute No

Clearance No Clearance Required