The McConnell Group, Inc
  • 15-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Greater Landover, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

The McConnell Group (TMG) is a health science company, providing a comprehensive selection of professional and technical services and products design to enhance the success of companies in a rapidly changing market. TMG also provides extensive support in biomedical research to enhance the prevention, therapies, and cures for both human and animal health. We are a fast-growing company and seek professional individuals to join our diverse and talented team of employees. We have a position for a Controller in Landover, MD.

Reporting to the President the Controller is responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and financial reporting activities. In addition, the Controller directs all day-to-day finance operations and manages an Accountant. The work includes functional responsibility of accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and all contract-types of government contracts.


The Controller will ensure the systems and procedures are in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits. The Controller will work closely with senior & program leadership, regarding finance and accounting policies & procedures but also explore how the finance function can support program operations. In addition, s/he will partner with the senior leadership, and the human resources (HR) to enhance and better integrate finance & accounting, HR, and IT functions. This partnering requires regular meetings ensuring the internal process is in alignment with sound accounting principles and practices.


  • Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and contract budgets and actual expenditures
  • Coordinate & respond to all audit activity, questions, issues raised by the DCAA and external auditors
  • Prepare consolidated financial statements gather and analyze information from departments and the general ledger system as well as prepare all supporting documentation for external audit reviews
  • Key player with corporate leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process. Operate as the focal point for administering and reviewing all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain and correct variances as appropriate
  • Analyze financial/non-financial data along with a strong ability to interpret the results for the senior leadership team
  • Perform monthly account reconciliations (balance sheet, various P/L accounts) and prepare quarterly senior leadership reviews
  • Complete monthly close procedures on time
  • Oversee all financial, project & contract accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with contract budgets throughout the contract periods & company fiscal years; assimilate and ensure accuracy of financial reporting materials for government and corporate
  • Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the program heads and senior leadership
  • Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines
  • Oversee the preparation and processing of semi-monthly, multistate payroll for over 100 employees
  • Prepare and oversee the annual indirect rate provisionals and incurred cost audits (ICE)
  • Answer finance and accounting questions by researching and inquiring key stakeholders
  • Protect the organization's integrity by keeping organizational and client information confidential at all times
  • Supervise finance & accounting staff


  • Bachelor's Degree accounting, finance or related field required; Master degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in accounting and/or finance required working with CPFF, FFP, T&M contracting experience a must
  • Experience overseeing payroll administration required
  • Experienced with DCAA audits and government contracting required
  • Understanding government & commercial cost proposal requirements preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting software with any of the following: Microsoft Nav (preferred), Deltek, or Unanet or other Government accounting software
  • Prior working experience in a Small Business preferred
  • We are searching for a confident person with good business acumen

Compensation / Benefits: TMG offers comp. pay and benefits pkg. including health insurance; paid holidays, PTO; EAP; Education Assistance, 401(k) and College Savings Plan.

The McConnell Group is an equal opportunity employer EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet

The McConnell Group, Inc
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