Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller

Corporate Bethesda, Maryland





Position Title:

Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller


Bethesda, MD


Full Time

FLSA Category:



Tribalco is seeking a motivated Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller to direct the day-to-day operations of the Tribalco Accounting Department.  Responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of all financial data within Tribalco, as well providing financial reports required by company management and regulatory agencies. Assists the Controller to direct and control the general accounting and cost accounting functions. Supervises the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable departments.


  • Maintains the Deltek Costpoint accounting system ensuring the accurate presentation of financial results.
  • Monthly GL closes and performs balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assists with revenue recognition and quarterly estimate at completion updates for contracts
  • Assists with the issuance of financial reports to provide management with a precise review of the corporation’s financial position.
  • Responsible for compliance with all federal, state, and local corporate, payroll and other applicable taxes.
  • Oversees the accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and collection functions.
  • Contributes to audits by outside independent auditors and regulatory agencies; oversees preparation of requested items.
  • Establishes and maintains accounting policies and procedures. 
  • Publishes a monthly accounting calendar.
  • Ensures timely billing of work and the collection of accounts receivables.
  • Monitors cash disbursements and receipts to allow for maximum utilization of the company resources.
  • Maintain fixed assets ledger and inventory.
  • Support the development of the annual incurred cost submission to DCAA and rate pools.
  • In coordination with Human Resources, managing the training and development of accounting staff.
  • Look for ways to improve processes and controls already in place and/or implement new ones that are needed, especially ways to reduce days to close.
  • Provide management with timely, actionable, and quality information.
  • Contributes to annual external audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills

  • Strong experience with Government Federal Acquisition Regulation’s (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Ability to read, understand and apply contracts from a financial perspective
  • Knowledge of Fixed Price, T&M, and Cost-Plus contract types
  • Multiple divisions and multiple cost pools
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Multi-state payrolls
  • Financial Statement preparation
  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to perform as a leader
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with all members of the Leadership Team to achieve corporate growth objectives
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local tax laws and regulatory requirements
  • 10+ years experience in accounting and within the government contracting arena
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Strong hands-on experience with Deltek Costpoint software
  • Experience mentoring accounting staff, conducting indirect rate analyses, interfacing with operational and executive management, developing allocation schema, liaison with DCAA and external auditors
  • Excellent computer skills to include MS Office tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Teams, and MS PowerPoint)


Education and Certification

  • Bachelors’ degree (B.A.) or (B.S.) in accounting from a four-year college or university and advanced degree a plus
  • CPA preferred, but not required



  • Compensation is competitive and is commensurate with experience.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  • Tribalco is an equal opportunity employer.


About Our Company:

Tribalco is a global systems integrator providing mission-critical information technology, telecommunications, and soldier survival solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. For over 15 years, Tribalco has been providing defense, civilian government, and international customers with advanced engineering, installation, and O&M solutions in the world's most challenging and secure environments.


Founded in 2004, Tribalco is a CMMI® for Services Maturity Level 3 appraised and ISO 9001:2015 certified enterprise. As a named NSA Commercial Solutions for Classified Trusted Integrator, Tribalco develops, integrates, and deploys multi-layered NSA-compliant COTS-based solutions that enable customers to securely create, share, and protect their classified data. With headquarters in Maryland, regional offices in Florida, California, South Korea, and Germany and supporting satellite locations in Hawaii, Japan, The Marshall Islands and the Middle East, Tribalco competes internationally and performs with agility across the globe in dozens of countries. For additional information, please visit