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Government Compliance Director

St. Louis, MO

Post Date: 07/22/2018 Job ID: 10628 Position Type: Compliance Pay Rate: $125,000.00 - $135,000.00

We are currently seeking a driven, motivated Government Compliance Manager to support the continuing development of the Company's Accounting and Government Compliance operations.

Reporting to the Vice President Accounting, the Government Compliance Director will lead our accounting compliance efforts, supporting project leadership nationally, and serving as the main point of contact for all Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) audits.

The Government Compliance Director will oversee the administration and negotiation of Government contracts as well as the governance of internal construction accounting practices. The successful candidate will apply their expertise to our business, ensuring successful completion of projects and a close relationship with external partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise management regarding business processes and controls necessary to comply with Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB) regulations, standards, and rules, and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

  • Ensure accounting routines and cost practices that affect Government business meet all standards of compliance for contract cost and pricing and related financial reporting

  • Evaluate and update, if necessary, Disclosure Statements and indirect G&A, overhead, fringe benefits rates, and direct cost rates applicable to Government contracts.

  • Provide expert advice and counsel in the area of Government contract accounting, including estimating, bidding, project accounting, and contract close-out

  • Work closely with management personnel assigned to Government projects to ensure understanding of requirements and compliance therewith

  • Interface with Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) auditors on compliance and audit support related matters

  • Perform audits and evaluations of financial and business processes, controls, and transactions (both Government and non-Government projects)

  • Perform special projects as assigned

  • Assist with creating and updating business policies and procedures, and process documentation in narratives and flowcharts

  • Travel required (approximately 20% anticipated)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' Degree in accounting, finance or related field required; Master's Degree preferred

  • Minimum ten years Government contract compliance experience with large companies in an internal audit department, external auditing/consulting firm, and/or Federal Government auditing role

  • Subject matter expert with extensive background in and familiarity with FAR, CAS, and Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)

  • Construction industry experience and knowledge is a plus

  • Knowledge of accounting systems, processes, and internal controls
    Ability to work independently and autonomously (i.E., not task-driven and require constant and specific directions)

  • Professional designation preferred (CPA, CIA, and/or CGAP)
    Information Technology systems knowledge (specifically general and applications controls) is a plus

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management

Mel Weinberg
Senior Director

As the former President and Owner of Accounting Career Consultants, I have over 20 years of accounting experience (including public accounting and industry positions up to Controller roles) as well as 25+ years of staffing experience. I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

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