Cost Accounting / Govt Compliance Analyst

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  • Applications have closed
  • DCAA and/or DCMA (or other evidence of in-depth knowledge and understanding of FAR and CAS requirement) Security Clearance: US Citizen/Clearable

Website edgecumbegroup

Security Clearance: US Citizen/Clearable

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.


  • 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 and Update disclosure statements
  • 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 assigned
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business, Law, or related discipline

  • 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: None

  • 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.
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