Social Solutions


3 months ago(10/25/2017 1:10 AM)
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Social Solutions International, Inc. is seeking applications for the position of Controller. The Controller provides finance, budgeting, financial account reconciliation, financial reports preparation, office administration, payroll services. S/he reports directly to the Senior Vice President, Business Administration and is a member of the Business Administration Team.


  • Manage all Deltek Costpoint activities including the general ledger.
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, plans, manuals, reports, and certifications.
  • Monitor commitments, budgets, and contingent job costs and profitability on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assist in setting-up automated budgeting, commitment, and accounting systems and maintain and monitor these systems on daily basis.
  • Assist in preparation and implementation of the chart of accounts, reporting templates, and internal controls mechanisms.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial reports.
  • Provide advice on the financial activities of the Program and contracts including reviewing contracts related to procurement of goods, works, and services.
  • Review payment requests, fixed assets register, prepare funds reconciliation, and manage all activities, including taxes, related to payroll.
  • Oversee all cash management activities.
  • Ensure all financial activities are carried out in compliance with local tax laws, international accounting standards, and conditions included in the grant and implementation agreements.
  • Protect the financial management activity from fraud, waste, and abuse.
  • Be responsible for working with our financial handbook and outside audit firm to assure GAAP standard accounting procedures are in place and that that all files are audit-ready.
  • Participate in pre- and post-award phases of Federal Government contracts such as contract administration, negotiations, compliance, procurement, major deliverables & high level correspondences with contracting officers/CORs, and reports to program management units.
  • Maintain GSA schedule awards and internal contract database in support of IFF reporting
  • Support budget negotiation activities for prime and subcontracts, review solicitations, offer guidance and risk analysis/mitigation, and participate in weekly/monthly project status reviews with project management teams.



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, public administration, or related field
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in accounting, budgeting, auditing, financial management, and reporting; 5yrs of US Government grant or contract cost proposal preparation experience, USAID or international experience preferred


  • Knowledge and experience in project based accounting, financial management, and contract management; fluency in GAAP accounting procedures
  • Strong skills in payment operations, funds control, cash and commitment management, internal controls, and international accounting standards
  • Previous working experience with international development and government agencies (eg: USAID, DHHS, DOD, DOS, etc. or others)
  • Experience in the development of budgets and administration of all federal contract types (all cost reimbursable (CP), FP/FUP, T&M, IDIQ, etc.)
  • Ability to lead cost proposal (budget, budget narrative, etc in accordance with solicitation requirements) efforts with minimal supervision from inception to submission
  • Relevant experience working on CONUS and OCONUS proposals which may include TCN’s and STTA’s
  • Previous experience with FAR required; experience with USAID regulations and DOS regulations preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Deltek Costpoint and Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated strong problem solving skills as well as exceptional customer relations (both internally & externally); provides sound business judgment and contractual oversight - identifying, presenting/informing management of program issues so they can be resolved timely.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent bids
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills


Position is highly independent and requires constant email availability and phone contact throughout the day. It requires ability to travel locally to meetings. Work will be done via telework remotely and in the Rockville, MD office. Position is full time and may require additional hours including weekend hours when deadlines loom. 


**Social Solutions International, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




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