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Government Compliance & Cost Accountant

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: Somerville
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Job Description:

Client will NOT accept H1's or Sponsor. Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Our client is looking for a Government Compliance & Cost Accountant to support all areas of Finance-related government compliance. The position will 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 experienced individual who will have significant impact in reviewing and updating policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Government regulations.


Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Business, Law or related discipline

8 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


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.


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 submission 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
DCAA/PWC Uniform Guidance audit

Participate in and document all significant DCMA interactions

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
Attend ongoing training and maintain 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
Create and maintain critical policy and procedure documentation rated to compliance matters
Support financial initiatives/special projects
Perform all other related duties as assigned


Senior Account Executive


22 Cortlandt Street, Floor 21

New York, NY 10007




Starpoint is now Yoh



Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.PandoLogic.Category: Finance, Keywords: Cost Accountant

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