We are a boutique accounting firm located in Columbus, OH, seeking a well-rounded government contract accounting professional for a comprehensive role in a growing organization. We provide consulting services in the areas of accounting system design, implementation, and audit support.
Most of our clients are small business enterprises with 25-200 employees and annual revenues of $10M to $50M. We support some small SBIR/STTR clients and a few Fortune 500/top tier defense contractors. Given the specialized nature of our services, we support clients across the U.S. which results in remote work and extensive travel.
Implement new accounting software
Build and calculate indirect rates
Prepare incurred cost proposal
Audit prep & support
Cost & price analysis
Assist clients with various projects as identified above. Expect an average of 70% billable time.
Marketing & Business Development
We believe in sharing content for the enrichment of others. Our business development philosophy focuses on participation in industry events and presentation of seminars and webinars to multiple professional organizations.
Your role includes content development for website, blogs, articles, seminars, and webinars. We expect you to help identify professional organizations, conferences, and events for company presence.
Assist with internal tasks such as accounting, budgets, marketing, and business development as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field
Master’s degree preferred
CPA, CMA, CGMA (or candidate) preferred
5+ years post-graduate experience
Essential Skills & Experience
Self-motivated and disciplined with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Willingness to take the lead on projects and initiate new ideas
Aggressive enough to see projects to completion, yet humble enough to accept feedback and guidance
Ability to communicate with confidence, clarity, and accuracy
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple projects across multiple clients
Must have 3+ years government contract accounting experience
Indirect rates, budgets, and provisional billing rates
FAR 31 compliance
Incurred cost proposals
DCAA and DCMA audits
Desired Skills, & Experience
Previous consulting experience
System implementation and process improvement
Willingness to explore and propose unique solutions
Ability to support significant travel (up to 75% on certain projects)
Strategic planning with indirect rates, financing, proposal development
Cost and price analysis
Comfortable speaking in front of large groups for seminars and webinars
Work Location & Environment
Remote with conference calls, web meetings, and up to 75% travel to client locations and conferences.
Must be comfortable with team collaboration tools such as SharePoint, Teams, and Trello.
Position Type & Expected Hours
Full-time – expect 35-45 hours (varies with client workload and travel requirements)
You must be a U.S. citizen residing in the U.S. due to the nature of the services we provide.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: SEP retirement contribution up to 20% of annual salary (we’ve maxed contributions every year for 4 years)
Unlimited PTO and holidays
Up to $500 monthly allowance for employee health insurance (including dental, vision, and supplemental)
Tuition reimbursement/professional certification assistance
About Left Brain Professionals Inc.
Left Brain Professionals is a boutique accounting firm serving the compliance needs of government contractors. We focus on accounting system design, implementation, and audit support.
We help companies profit from federal contracts, prevent compliance headaches and resolve red-tape nightmares - assuring profitability and peace of mind.
We offer expert consulting on strategic, long-term and day-to-day decisions regarding all aspects of government contracts compliance, accounting, cybersecurity and audits.
We don't believe in cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all solutions. We understand the needs of small businesses and work within your budget to devise cost-effective solutions.
Led by a CPA with over 15 years of federal audit experience. Left Brain Professionals has the expertise to guide you through the complex maze of federal regulations.
Some of our support projects include indirect rate calculations, cost and pricing models, incurred cost proposals, and purchasing spend analysis.
We focus on serving small businesses though we do have a few Fortune 500 clients and bring other large business expertise and best practices to all of our clients.