Cogent Security Consulting LLC Accounting and Finance Manager / Controller Alexandria, VA · Remote · Full time

Cogent Security Consulting LLC seeks an energetic, adaptable, and detail-oriented accounting and finance manager to support Cogent’s rapid growth and evolving government contracting business. The successful applicant will report to the Chief Financial Officer and support all aspects of finance and accounting to include bookkeeping, cash management, payables, receivables, budgeting and forecasting, payroll, audit preparation, contract management, and other duties as required.


Prior experience in a similar role at a government contractor performing an accounting and finance role is strongly preferred. A desire to work and communicate with senior leadership in a challenging and evolving role is a must.


Detailed duties and responsibilities will include:


●       Performing regular bookkeeping, transaction processing, reconciliations, and period-end close

●       Supporting cash flow modeling and cash management

●       Developing budgets and financial forecasts

●       Creating and analyzing financial reports for internal and external reporting

●       Processing payroll, reimbursing expenses, and handling other payroll related activities

●       Managing accounts payable and accounts receivable

●       Preparing project financial reports and assisting with contract management

●       Supporting year-end preparation of books for audits and taxes

●       Preparing reports for insurance audits

●       Additional related duties as required




●       At least 3-5 years of experience in a similar role

●       Degree in finance, accounting, or related field with relevant experience

●       Experience with QuickBooks Online, Gusto, and other modern technology platforms

●       Proficient with Microsoft Excel

●       Ability to effectively communicate with senior leaders


Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:


●       Familiarity with government contracting, contract management, and related accounting and compliance requirements

●       Knowledge of GSA, FTR, DCAA, and other government contractor compliance requirements

●       Experience with Deltek Cost Point accounting software implementation

●       Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred, but not required


Position Location: Alexandria VA or Albuquerque NM; open to remote working for the right candidate

Travel Required:  Up to 25% travel required; remote candidate may be required to travel 50% or more

Salary: Negotiable based on capability and experience


About Cogent Security Consulting LLC

Cogent Security Consulting was founded in 2010 and has since grown to over 100 employees. We have a proven track record of providing expert advice and implementation assistance to the DOE, the NNSA, and other government entities as well as to private industry. We recruit experienced, world class professionals capable of performing at a high-level in support of our customers’ mission. Cogent prides itself on hiring individuals that can deliver with integrity, value, transparency, efficiency, and discretion. If you are interested in joining a dynamic team with room to grow as Cogent expands, we encourage you to apply.