Cost Accounting Lead – Vectrus – Kuwait

Supervise the accounting of costs for Vectrus Mission Systems. This is a key role in helping the company maintain strong cash flows. The role is for someone who has a strong understanding of GAAP and good research skills. This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the company.


Responsible for completion of contract billings in accordance with contract requirements and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Coordinates with DFAS/GFEBS ensuring prompt payment.

Responsible on month-end journal entries and focus for all intra-company payables and receivables.

Coordinates with Finance Leadership supporting quarterly EAC and strong cash flow procedures.

Responsible for completion of monthly financial closing process.

Coordinates with Contracts pertaining to contract modifications, timely submission of 75% funding letters, timely submission of Vectrus risk authorizations and timely submission of financial contract deliverables.

Focus on process improvement over advices and intra-company process.

Interface with Vectrus Systems Corporation Headquarters for timely flow of charges through the intercompany accounts.

Insures compliance with Cost Accounting Standards. Ensures compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Responsible for cost account setup and maintenance in cost accounting system.

Coordinates daily workflow to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting. Ensures department performance goals are met.

Focus on research and correction of varied issues in Jamis and Infinium. Utilize research techniques requiring knowledge of payroll processes, cost, allocations, burdens, control files, organizational setup, interfaces with Infinium HR and AP, reporting tools, account structures, job number structures, contracts, revenue calculations, billing calculations, and branch office consolidation.
Communicate with and create report for external auditors.

Insures that all financial reporting activities for the program are thoroughly and timely prepared and reviewed and that all reports are in compliance with appropriate financial standards and company requirements

Insures annual incurred cost submissions are completed and submitted timely for applicable programs in accordance with FAR guidelines.

Understands the Allocation process and requirements.

Assist the Finance Manager in projects as needed.

Other duties as assigned.


Personal Computer, printer, copy/fax/scanner machine and other general office equipment.
Software applications used:
• Microsoft Outlook
• Microsoft Excel
• Microsoft Word


Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

BS/BA Degree or equivalent related experience.


Three years of accounting related experience. General knowledge of US GAAP. Knowledge of cost accounting principles a plus.


General PC skills and knowledge of Excel required.

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