Position Description

Chief Financial Officer / Controller
Location HQ--Washington, DC
Job Code CFO1020
# of openings 1
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Established in 1981, Computercraft is a woman-owned small business specialized in government contracting for biomedical and information technology services. 


Computercraft is a growing company in search of a senior-level finance person for a full-time permanent position in Washington, D.C. The candidate should have a substantial and well-rounded background in finance and accounting to qualify for this hands-on position. In particular, the candidate must have experience in working with government contracts, indirect rates, T&M/FFP billing, A/R, A/P, payroll, and monthly close processes. We are looking for a strategic thinker who also has the experience and willingness to perform some day-to-day accounting requirements. The individual would supervise one part-time accountant. 



Key aspects of the role: 

  • Develop financial strategies linked to business objectives throughout the company

  • Develop solutions to business challenges

  • Create a culture of accountability, efficiency, transparency, and collaboration within the accounting team

  • Ensure operational efficiency through financial strategy, forecasting, annual and multi-year budgeting, internal investments, enterprise risk management, capital expenditure execution, audit compliance, contracts management, banking and related debt agreements, cash flow management, and internal controls

  • Assist in requirements definition and implementation of new enterprise accounting software

  • Implement operational improvements to financial and business processes

  • Frequent engagement with corporate and contract staff and their teams, including collaboration with sibling company staff

  • Assist in the development of best practices and policies

  • Manage semi-monthly payroll (Not responsible for running payroll)

  • Prepare monthly invoices

  • Prepare the budget and forecast

  • Assist in pricing and rate calculations for government contracts

  • Closing of monthly books including preparation of monthly financial statements and budget comparisons

  • Prepare supporting documentation for tax returns and annual audit

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly GSA submission requirements

  • Other ad hoc analysis as needed



  • B.S. in accounting or finance

  • Knowledge of government procurement regulations

  • Knowledge of government-approved accounting systems

  • 12-15 years of accounting experience

  • Experience with Microsoft 365 including Excel

  • Knowledge of Indirect Rate structure

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong work ethic and communication skills

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Flexibility and willingness to "chip-in" in a small business environment


Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with GSA schedule contracts


This is a full-time position working in Washington, D.C., but the new hire will initially telework. Currently, all Computercraft employees are teleworking full time to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Employees will return to onsite work as soon as it is deemed safe to do so.

Computercraft offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity for a positive work-life balance with a standard 40-hour work week and the chance to work alongside a team of highly accomplished professionals.

Computercraft is an equal opportunity employer.

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