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Government Accounting & Compliance Manager

Bellevue, WA 98008

Posted: 08/05/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 26059

Job Description

Position Title: Government Accounting & Compliance Manager    

Position Description: Protingent staffing has a direct hire opportunity for a Government Accounting & Compliance Manager  with our client located in Bellevue, Washington.

Job Requirements: 
  • Lead DCAA and third-party government audits (planning, execution and report issuance); audit scope includes provisional indirect rates audit, indirect cost audit, true up audit, and compliance audit (Single Audit).
  • Oversee and provide guidance to internal stakeholders on cost allowability matters, compliance with FAR, CAS and other applicable regulations; identifying unallowable cost according to government rules and/or contract terms.
  • Perform provisional billing rate development, actual indirect rate tracking with the ICE Model (incurred cost electronic); oversee quarterly rates monitoring and rates forecast.
  • Have experience with cooperative agreements (gov. grant cost share/cost recovery) and gov. contracts as prime and subrecipient, including firm fixed price, time and materials, all Cost-type contracts, IDIQs, CRADAs, etc.
  • Perform cost price analysis during annual budget renewal.
  • Lead rates approval and negotiation.
  • Prepare reporting in accordance with contract terms and compliance with FAR, including SF-425, SF-428, and contract close out reports.
  • Perform subrecipient monitoring including risk assessments and rates review.
  • Support budget renewal or new proposals in providing contract analysis and review of RFPs; perform pre-award and post award financial due diligence.
  • Work cross functionally with PMO, Procurement, Contracts, Legal, business stakeholders, and customers to resolve contractual issues.
  • Review government travel from subrecipients for FAR & travel policy compliance, and provide process/contract improvement recommendation.
  • Review and ensure proper coding of GL/department/project billable codes in the accounting system.
  • Provide timely reports for project managers (PM) and the project management organization (PMO).
  • Ability to implement and update policies and procedures, provide training/guidance to employees.
  • Oversee government billings to ensure complete and accuracy of billings, and evaluating cost compliance in accordance with contractual requirements and all Government regulations.
  • Oversee government property is handled according to contractual requirements and government regulations.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or the equivalent business-experience
  • Minimum of 8 years work experience in an accounting environment
  • Experience in DCAA audit or public accounting in government compliance practice preferred
  • Working knowledge of the ICE model
  • Experience working in project organization
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and able to quickly adapt to other Finance and Accounting systems (Oracle, NetSuite, Concur)
  • Knowledge of Oracle is preferred
  • Working knowledge of government grants (cooperative agreements) and/or government contracts is preferred
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented; high degree of accuracy
  • Capable of quickly comprehending new information and technologies
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, comfortable working with operations team/non-accounting professionals, deal with complex accounting/project codes/org codes.
  • Analytical/problem solving – ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities; must be able to meet deadlines, have excellent follow-through capability
  • Must be team oriented, willing to operate within a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment
  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trust and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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