Finance and Contracts Manager in Louisville, CO at Aston Carter

Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Posting ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $75,000 - $95,000/Year

Job Summary

Finance/Contracts Manager

Job Description: Reporting to the CEO, this position manages the accounting, contracts and finance needs of the company, including providing information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data, managing contracts and preparing reports. The Finance + Contracts manager ensures that records are accurate, that payroll, taxes, employees and suppliers are paid properly and on time, and that contracts are implemented and maintained. This key individual performs overviews of the financial operations of a business in order to help it run efficiently.


Accounting (AP/AR, P&L):
  • Document Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, invoices, bills, monthly reports and allocations, and DCAA compliance utilizing company tools.
  • Summarize current financial status by collecting information: preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Retain constant awareness of the company's financial position and act to prevent
  • Prepare, audit and process monthly, quarterly and year-end accounting, including project and company reports.
  • Prepare ICE reports to

Taxes & payroll:

  • Preparing and processing payroll, including
    • Preparing W-2s, 1099s
    • Paying payroll taxes
    • Computing taxes owed, support preparation of tax returns, ensure prompt payment
    • Sending paystubs to employees
    • Unemployment documentation and taxes
    • Administering benefits deductions such as 401K, HSA, and other health insurance-related premiums


  • Review all contracts to ensure
    • Terms and conditions are acceptable
    • Contracts are consistent and accurate to what was agreed upon
    • Negotiated terms are implemented
  • Milestones are met per schedule and invoiced in a timely manner
  • Team is aware of contract requirements and impending milestone deliverables
  • Notify customers of any changes, such as changes in milestone delivery dates or Statement of Work
  • Support proposal preparation
  • Review and set up NDAs with new customers
  • Manage contracts and deliverables in online tools provided by customers


  • Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines
  • Keep current on the latest laws and regulations
  • FAR/DFARS understanding and implementation

Audit and internal control operations:

  • Support property management and procedures and property audits.
  • Support outside accounting audits
  • Support DCAA and DCMA audits


  • Support purchasing hardware, materials and equipment for programs as needed


  • BA in Finance, Accounting or other relevant area,
  • A minimum of 5 years experience, master's and PhD degree(s) in related field may be substituted for 2 years of experience per
  • Understanding of government contracts
  • Experience with Quickbooks
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office tools, such as Excel,
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given
  • Ability to work collaboratively with the management team as well as the engineering and manufacturing
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • Multi-tasking and time
  • Possession of strong organizational and communication skills

We Value:

  • Aerospace industry experience
  • Problem solving, process improvement and decision
  • Collaborative team
  • Creative and resourceful problem
  • Budding
  • Focus on

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

Contact Information

Haley Harriman