Job Openings


Job ID: BH409025

Category: Controller, Assistant Controller

Specialty: Accounting & Finance


Responsibilities include managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting department, including monitoring and analyzing accounting data, producing financial statements and management reports and establishing and maintaining proper accounting methods and policies. The Controller oversees the monthly and annual closing process.

The Controller will evaluate practices related to estimates, labor reporting, pricing, cost reporting, and cost allocations, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations. The Controller will negotiate various matters such as cost impact statements, forward pricing, and proposed and final indirect rates used on government contracts with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and/or other government auditors. This position reports to the CFO and is the primary liaison with external auditors.

Necessary skills include:
• Expert understanding of GAAP
• Expert understanding of government accounting principles and FAR regulations
• Ability to prepare, submit, and audit Annual Incurred Cost reports
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong communication skills

Requirements include a bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance and at least seven years of specific government contracting experience.  Familiarity with Deltek CostPoint is highly desirable.  Experience with financial audits and interfacing with DCAA is strongly preferred. MBA/CPA would be a plus, but is not required.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Andover, Massachusetts