Payroll/Accounting Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/26/2018 5:49 PM)
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BlueWater Federal Solutions is a dynamic and nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our Federal Customers (Air Force, DHS, Army, Navy, CENTCOM, DHA, EPA, GSA) as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value.


Without question, our company's strength lies in our people – Over 250 men and women who are deeply passionate about client partnership, reliable delivery, and successful results. We are looking for individuals who share this aspiration and invite you to join us in work that truly makes a difference for our clients. BlueWater is experiencing rapid growth, and is expanding our professional team to successfully support achievement of business goals.


BlueWater is looking for Payroll/Accounting Specialist to support the processing of company payroll and accounts payable.


  • Prepare semi-monthly Payroll utilizing Deltek GCS Premier, Deltek Time Collection & ADP
  • Process employee payroll changes: new hires, terminations, deduction changes, and garnishments
  • Timesheet Administration: Ensure new hires are setup properly, Re-set Passwords, and answer employee Timesheet questions
  • Process semi-monthly timesheets – ensure accuracy of time charging and cost accounting
  • Process Timesheet corrections
  • Prepare Payroll Journals, leave accrual reports etc.
  • Assist HR with maintaining Employee records
  • Process Quarterly Commissions and Special Payrolls
  • Review and Reconcile Quarterly Tax and Payroll Reports
  • Review and Distribute W-2’s
  • Backup for other accounting functions as needed
  • Assist in audits-internal and external


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline is highly desired.
  • 4+ years of experience working for a Federal Government Contractor in an Payroll/Accounting role
  • Working Knowledge of Processing Multi-State Payroll
  • Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DCAA audit guidelines and GAAP
  • Experience with Deltek GCS Premier and ADP Workforce Now
  • Experience with web-based electronic time systems such as Deltek T&E
  • Advanced Excel skills; proficiency with PowerPoint and Word
  • Flexibility and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task and self-prioritize
  • Experience processing payroll with ADP Payroll System is desired.
  • Active Secret Clearance or ability to obtain one is desired



BlueWater Federal is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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