Accountant IV ( Project Cost Accounting)

Yulista Aviation, Inc.

Houston, TX

Yulista Tactical Services LLCRegular

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Accountant IV is responsible for general accounting functions including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers, and account and bank reconciliations. The Accountant IV will also assist with monthly closings, account analysis, and support other accountants in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.


  • Reporting monthly costs incurred and Estimates At Completion (EAC) on a NASA FORM 533.

  • Experience using Deltek Costpoint and downloading monthly costs for inclusion in the NF533.

  • Prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports.

  • Analyze trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.

  • Report organization's finances to management, and offer suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts.

  • Possess knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of federal government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP).

  • The Accountant IV may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills, specifically using Microsoft Office Suite, Excel and Access. Ability to learn additional computer skills or software programs. Working knowledge of advanced software applications is preferred.

  • Ability to enter data accurately into databases.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff. Will also routinely interact with other crew members.

  • Must possess effective oral and technical written communication skills to clearly communicate information to others.

  • Ability to use general office equipment such as fax, phone, copier, scanner, printers, etc.

  • Ability to follow a process.

  • Strong professional customer service skills, including active listening, prompt service and follow-up.

  • Strong decision analysis and problem solving skills; ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions. Must be able to communicate issues to management.

  • Ability to learn and understand corporate policies and procedures and how they relate to YTS/YS goals.

  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.

  • High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently.

  • Ability to multi-task.


  • BA/BS or higher in the following fields: Accounting or Finance with at least 6 years of task related experience

  • Experience supporting a NASA/DoD contract.

  • Advanced EXCEL capability.

  • Familiarity with government reporting including the NASA 533 is preferred.

  • Strong multi-taking skills.

  • Ability to communicate with personnel across all levels of the organization.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.

Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and to spouses of Calista shareholders, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g).

Additionally, it is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.

It is Calista and Subsidiaries' business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.