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Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc., (AMA) is proud of our customer relationships, our diverse and dynamic work environment, and our employees' career satisfaction. AMA is a small business specializing in aerospace engineering, business analytics, information technology, and visualization solutions. AMA combines the best of engineering and mathematics capabilities with the latest in information technologies and visualization to build creative solutions. Headquartered in Hampton, VA, AMA has operations in Huntsville, AL; Dallas and Houston, TX; Denver, CO; Santa Clara and Mountain View, CA; New Orleans, LA; and Hancock County, MS. We offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package, including paid personal leave and holidays, salary deferrals into a 401(k) matching plan with immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement, a short/long term disability plan, medical, dental, vision insurance and annual bonuses. Our website describes our corporate values and how they apply to the professional success and growth of our employees.

Job Description

Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc. (AMA) is seeking an Accountant to support this small business as it continues to grow to medium size and beyond. The Accountant works as a member of the Accounting Team supporting time critical functions such as weekly timekeeping procedures, bi-weekly payroll and month-end closing. The role assists the accounting staff and Manager with day-to-day activities including general ledger and payroll reconciliation, accounts payable, analyzing expense accruals, preparing journal entries, resolution of problems and issues, and performing other assignments and projects as required. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably in government contracting with knowledge of the Deltek accounting system and ADP Payroll.


Requires a BS degree in Accounting and a minimum of 3 years of general accounting experience as well as the following:

  • Proficiency in Excel with in-depth understanding of formulas/lookups and knowledge of advanced reporting methods such as pivot tables
  • Experience processing timecards
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices
  • Knowledge of federal and state regulations
  • Experience with accounting software (preferably Deltek)
  • Knowledge of General Ledger posting, reconciliation and true up
  • Ability to manage large volumes of detail and review data at a higher level for accuracy
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • AMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.