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Sr. Manager, Government Accounting/ Compliance

  • Job reference: NA-002848
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Tampa
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Tampa, FL Accounting Group as a Senior Manager Government Accounting/ Compliance.


Ensures compliance with federal and state government accounting regulations. Preparation of annual incurred cost, forward pricing and provisional billing overhead rate submissions for multiple segments of the business. Develop and maintain current cost accounting disclosure statements. Support audit requests from federal and state audit agencies and/or CPA firms.

  • Prepares annual Incurred Cost and overhead cost rate submissions.
  • Analysis of accounts for allowable/ unallowable costs.
  • Determination of allocations of home office expenses. 
  • Interfacing with external auditors/ CPA firm regarding overhead rate submissions.
  • Analyze budget information and develop forward pricing / provisional overhead rates.
  • Prepares revisions and changes to segment Disclosure Statements.
  • Monitoring compliance with cost accounting practices of the company.
  • Ensure disclosure statements are updated timely and appropriately.
  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. 
  • MBA or Master's in Accounting preferred. 
  • Minimum of ten years experience in federal and / or state government accounting, and minimum two years supervisory experience.

  • Position requires strong technical accounting skills, and strong understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, GAAP, and AASHTO accounting guidelines. 
  • Experience with Oracle Financial Applications preferred. 
  • Requires strong PC skills and ability to work in Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Requires ability to deal effectively and harmoniously with people at all levels of the organization and to represent the firm professionally. Requires excellent interpersonal and organizational skill.

  • None required, but CPA is preferred.

  • The ideal candidate would have 10-15 years of experience in the federal and state government accounting environment, with 5 years of supervisory and/or managerial experience preferred.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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