Peraton Corporation

  • Controller - VP

    Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/7/2018 11:08 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking to fill the critical role of Vice President, Corporate Controller located in our Herndon, VA office. This finance leadership role will be responsible for managing all accounting processes including monthly and annual close, consolidation, financial reporting, accounting policy and taxes while ensuring that GAAP reporting requirements are adhered to and that external reports/filings are complete, accurate and submitted timely. Management responsibilities include corporate accounting, consolidation and financial reporting and taxes.  Primary responsibility is accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting and internal controls, including coordination and completion of external audit. The candidate must have the ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven environment and stay abreast of, and helping to implement, GAAP and other requirements that impact external reporting.


    • Lead financial reporting team to accurately and timely complete GAAP financial statements.
    • Lead accounting organization, including responsibility for monthly close and coordination of statutory filings and income tax provisions.
    • Lead financial reporting team in monthly close of consolidated financial results.
    • Lead teams on overall corporate-wide adherence to, and implementation of, accounting policies and standards.
    • Support and help coordinate external audit requirements.
    • Lead team in technical accounting research and documentation of memos for unusual or significant accounting matters.
    • Assist in accounting for non-standard and other material transactions (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, impairments).
    • Build knowledge and working relationships to coordinate data sharing and improve processes/procedures.
    • Prepare ad-hoc analyses/reports and assist with special projects as requested by Chief Financial Officer or other Finance leadership



    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • 10+ years of experience demonstrating increasing levels of responsibility
    • 7+ years of direct management experience
    • 5+ years of Government Contracting accounting experience in a cost-plus environment
    • 5+ years of experience Deltek Costpoint 


    • Master’s degree in Accounting
    • Effective leadership and change management skills
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • Government accounting experience
    • Public accounting experience
    • Global Aerospace & Defense industry experience

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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