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Jacobs Project Closeout Accountant- REMOTE in Boston, Massachusetts

Your Impact:

Your Impact:

Jacobs is currently seeking a Project Closeout Accountant for our Divergent Solutions operating unit (DVS). This position reports to the Project Accounting Manager DVS under our Controller in the Accounting organization and will be a key member of a dynamic, visible, and highly impactful team. This position will assist with closing out contracts in the ERP system


  • The Contract Closeout Billing Specialist plays a key role in reconciliation, preparation and submission of final invoices to the government and other Primes.

  • Responsible for supporting multiple actions related to overall contract closeout which include processing cancelling and expiring funds invoices, quick closeout Invoices and interim rate adjustments, preparing timely and accurate closeout packages; reviewing contract and subcontract documents for key clauses and terms and conditions and performing extensive research to identify and locate historical documents. Perform some additional work in cradle-to-grave acquisitions.

  • Able to accurately compile data and perform detailed contract reconciliations. Validate AP, AR, incurred cost reports and indirect rate calculation. Check and verify data for completeness and accuracy. Analyze unbilled receivable balances and conduct backup spreadsheets to support findings; conduct variance analysis that reflects the cumulative unbilled amounts for the contract, labor hours, and cost reconciliations that have hour/cost discrepancies. Ensure all unbilled amounts are reconciled.

  • Review and analyze all contract funding and billing vs. revenue recognition, costs, overhead and G&A burden rates to ensure all revenue and costs have been accurately accounted for and billed to the customer.

  • Validate, analyze and interpret contract and subcontract documentation and invoice data to ensure closeout documentation and packages are completed in compliance with DCMA/DCAA, FAR, general and special provisions, contractual terms and conditions and audit requirements.

  • Coordinate with Program Manager, Program Finance and Contracts Manager where necessary to support contract closeout

  • Operates independently in assigned project area with minimal supervision required.

  • Must be able to work multiple projects simultaneously with the ability to adjust quickly to emerging priorities on short notice.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced degree in a related field and minimum of 3 years of experience

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Experience with finance and government regulations including: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS)

  • Experience communicating and presenting financial analysis to senior level leadership

  • MS Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel


  • Experience with Costpoint ERP system

  • Experience with Oracle Cloud ERP system

  • Experience working with external and internal audit teams

  • Advanced degree and or CPA

  • Cyber intelligence/defense industry experience

Colorado Verbiage:

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.

Typical salary range for this position is $70K to $80K and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .