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"When I was still in college and working at RTI as an intern, I knew it was somewhere that I wanted to work full-time one day. RTI holds its employees to the highest standards, which allows for continuous growth both professionally and personally. I love being able to walk around campus and be immersed in a community of knowledgeable, hard-working innovators who all have a primary goal of improving the human condition." Lily Duchesneau Financial Analyst- SSES Strategic Pricing Group
"It is a pleasure to be part of a company that has such a positive outreach and works to improve the human condition. With a great reputation in the local community and abroad, it is easy to feel proud of the products and services produced by RTI. I like the variation of my role and that I get to work with a wide variety of people across the globe. I enjoy working at RTI because it is a place that demands excellence while still allowing a healthy work-life balance." Tierra Vazquez Sr. Administrative Assistant-International Education
Finance & Accounting
General & Administrative
180W1 Requisition #
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Required Minimum Education and Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • Active CPA license
  • Minimum of 9 years of experience in accounting
  • Leadership experience
  • Ability to work with accounting systems 
  • Advance analytical skills
  • Experience with managing large accounting software systems (SAP, Oracle, Deltek, J.D. Edwards)
  • Experience managing an accounting/ general team through monthly closing cycles
  • Knowledge of AP, AR fixed assets and procurement
  • Advance knowledge of financial statement reporting
  • High ethical standards and appreciation for compliance
  • The ability to effectively resolve and explain complex technical issues
  • Strong professional judgment and a solid understanding of financial reporting risk
  • The ability to manage multiple competing priorities and unexpected requests to deliver high-quality deliverables within established deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills, leadership skills and the ability to lead by influence
  • A proven record of team development, mentoring and leadership
  • A positive can-do attitude and the ability to motivate others
  • Strong communication skills ( written, as well as, oral)
  • Strong organizational skills in order to coordinate activity across the entire Institute
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to document complex issues and educate others  
  • Maintain effective working relationships with management, peers and customers
  • A strong work ethic and sense of ownership for work
  • The ability to work independently in a non-structured, fast-paced work environment


  • Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and financial reporting matters
  • Technical areas of focus include: not-for-profit accounting, government contractor accounting, revenue recognition (primarily service contracts), foreign currency, accounting for investments and consolidations, employee benefit accounting and various other accounting and reporting issues
  • Strong accounting system knowledge (Deltek Cost Point) in order to retrieve information
  • Working understanding of internal control compliance (Sarbanes-Oxley)

  • Masters level degree in Accounting  
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years of experience in managing accounting staff  and financial reporting
  • Experience managing a team of 5 +
  • Experience with Deltek – Cost Point
  • Governmental accounting experience (CAS, FAR)
  • Experience serving in an management role responsible for financial reporting a large, international company with multiple subsidiaries
  • Mix of private industry and public accounting experience

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