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Cost Accounting and Government Compliance Analyst

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job description: This is a HYBRID role.The Cost Accountant & Government Compliance Analyst will support all areas of Finance-related government compliance and be required to interface with a variety of departments/areas including General Ledger, Internal Audit, Contracts, Procurement, Property, Billing, Financial Planning and Analysis, Programs, Engineering, Legal, etc.The right candidate is a highly motivated, energetic, and government compliance-experienced individual who will provide significant impact in reviewing and updating policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Government regulations as well as the business practices.Responsibilities: Develop, implement, and maintain government accounting, estimating, and billing policies and procedures that comply with Federal regulations Independently research and interpret Federal regulations to make determinations of allowability and ensure compliance Provide Government accounting expertise in support of preparation and delivery of Government submissions Maintain CASB Disclosure Statement including: Monitor accounting practices for potential change Recommend required updates Update disclosure statement Lead or co-lead external DCAA/DCMA financial audits and reviews including, but not limited to: Testing of Paid Voucher reviews DCAA Time Reporting reviews (floor checks) DCAA Uniform Guidance audit (incurred cost) Forward Pricing CAS audits (disclosure statement, CAS compliance, and cost impact/general dollar magnitude) Responsible for reviewing labor and cost transfers for reasonableness, accuracy, and appropriate support Assist in reviewing indirect project setup forms for appropriate project classifications and compliance with regulations Participate in and document all significant DCMA interactions with Draper Serve as primary contact for other than forward pricing proposals and primary liaison for compliance-related interactions among billing, contracts and/or program offices Provide meaningful interpretation of rate impacts on financial results Assist in contract closeout process by developing cumulative allowable cost worksheets (CACWS) Attend ongoing training and maintain/increase current knowledge on FAR, FAR Supplements, CAS, and DCAA accounting compliance Develop, coordinate, and/or conduct compliance-related training as needed Ensure adherence to pertinent regulatory requirements and to departmental/company policies, practices, and procedures Support DCMA cost monitor requests Support financial initiatives/special projects Perform all other related duties as assignedEducation:Bachelors Degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business, Law, or related disciplineExperience: 4 or more years of finance/accounting experience with US Federal contracting An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above Certification/Licensure: NoneOther: Work experience with or for the DCAA and/or DCMA (or other evidence of in-depth knowledge and understanding of FAR and CAS requirement) preferred. Knowledge of database structures for data extraction from PeopleSoft; advanced Excel skills needed Strong oral and written communication skills necessary, as is ability to cultivate critical inter- and intra-departmental working relationships, foster an environment of cooperation and trust, and effectively meet deadlines while providing a high level of customer service Familiarity with Uniform Guidance and OMB regulations preferred A demonstrated ability to be proactive and forward thinking in a fast-paced environment is also required. Qualifications: Education:Bachelors Degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business, Law, or related disciplineExperience: 4 or more years of finance/accounting experience with US Federal contracting An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above Certification/Licensure: NoneOther: Work experience with or for the DCAA and/or DCMA (or other evidence of in-depth knowledge and understanding of FAR and CAS requirement) preferred. Knowledge of database structures for data extraction from PeopleSoft; advanced Excel skills needed Strong oral and written communication skills necessary, as is ability to cultivate critical inter- and intra-departmental working relationships, foster an environment of cooperation and trust, and effectively meet deadlines while providing a high level of customer service Familiarity with Uniform Guidance and OMB regulations preferred A demonstrated ability to be proactive and forward thinking in a fast-paced environment is also required. Why is This a Great Opportunity: The Cost Accountant & Government Compliance Analyst is a HYBRID role and will support all areas of Finance-related government compliance and be required to interface with a variety of departments/areas including General Ledger, Internal Audit, Contracts, Procurement, Property, Billing, Financial Planning and Analysis, Programs, Engineering, Legal, etc.Salary Type : Annual SalarySalary Min : 100000Salary Max : 120000Currency Type : US Dollars

Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, Cambridge , Cost Accounting and Government Compliance Analyst, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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