Who is Chinook?

Chinook works with key building stakeholders to make their facilities secure, compliant, and efficient. We assess, quantify, and prioritize their needs, and systematically implement change to optimize operations. Our work results in better building performance, ease of maintenance, and reduced energy use and utility costs to realize cost savings in both new and existing facilities. We ensure systems and equipment are designed, constructed, and operating in accordance with the owner’s project requirements, and maintain compliance with codes, standards, regulations, and industry best practices. We lower operational risk exposure and implement proactive cybersecurity measures to protect Operational Technology and reduce a client’s threat landscape.

Are you?

Looking for challenging and rewarding work alongside some the best in the business? Energized by finding new solutions and technologies that benefit your clients, improve efficiency, and make buildings and the environment better? Eager to work in a setting where you can make a difference, be involved from strategy through implementation, and can see your ideas come to life? Do you thrive in an environment where initiative is rewarded with opportunity? If your answer to these questions was a “Yes” then Chinook may be the right fit for you.

And a few more things -- are you flexible in your work schedule and work location? Our work allows for some work from home, but it also requires us to be hands-on for our clients when and where they need us. Are you up for a little adventure? Chinook performs work in some interesting places well worth visiting, and you might want in on that.

The Work:

The Senior Accountant reports to the Director of Finance and Administration and will actively work with both corporate departments and the Technical Services groups to provide day to day accounting support and ensure the timely delivery of services, data, and reporting. The Senior Accountant will ensure compliance with accounting regulations, corporate policies and procedures, and contract requirements. The Senior Accountant will support the development and implementation of best practice policies and procedures to maximize cash flow and ensure accurate reporting of accounting transactions.

  • Lead all vendor invoice review for appropriate documentation and approval prior to entry into the ERP system and payment
  • Record and verify all expense reports, ensure proper compliance with company policies and contract requirements
  • Lead the Processing/preparation of check runs, wire transfers and ACH transactions
  • Assist with journal entries to general ledger
  • Assists in month end closing through analysis and reconciliation of transactions posted to the General Ledger and relevant sub ledgers
  • Allocates expenditures to correct accounts and pools according to company policies, GAAP, DCAA and the FAR
  • Vendor administration, including new vendor set up, maintain, and update all vendor information
  • Review A/P Aging monthly and provide analysis to the Director of Finance and Administration
  • Lead all AP reconciliations, including bank , payroll and credit card reconciliations
  • Assist with monthend, quarter end and year end close processes
  • Lead all AP functions, including payroll and vendor payments
  • Assist with Project setup
  • Assist with all internal and external audits

Here's What You Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Three to seven years of progressive accounting experience required
  • Intermediate understanding of accounting practices and procedures, project-based accounting under federal contracts, financial statements, and the full accounting cycle
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)
  • Attention to details is critical for this role
  • Government contracting critical for this role
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets and ERP accounting software, Unanet is a plus
  • Ability to create dashboards and custom reports is a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Chinook Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against anyone because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion, or sexual orientation.

Chinook is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment must be US citizens and be able to pass security screens, up to Top Secret level, due to the nature of who we work for.

Applicants must be able to work a full day on a project site, combined sitting, standing, walking, and in front of the monitor. We can guarantee you won’t be bored!

Applicants must be able to stand, climb ladders, stairs, and get to wherever the problem is so you can see it for yourself.