Government Accounting & Compliance Lead

  • Company: UTC Aerospace Systems
  • Location: Vergennes, Vermont
  • Posted: September 23, 2017
  • Reference ID: 51260BR
Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today's more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft - our systems make modern flight possible. And by "make it possible," we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help support development of the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.

As a key member of the Financial Controls, Planning and Analysis team, this role will oversee the overall Government Compliance requirements for the S&IS Vergennes VT site. The position will have primary day-to-day responsibility for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all Government Accounting and Compliance related activities for the site.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Manage and assist with the completion of UTAS Business Systems compliance reviews as needed to ensure compliance
Conduct site risk and self-assessments to ensure adequate controls are in place and adhere to all required Government Compliance initiatives
If identified, participate in remediation and corrective action planning for any government compliance control deficiencies
Ensuring the site understands and complies with Government Reporting / DCAA requirements
Establishing and maintaining a strong relationship with the S&IS-VT Site Leadership and DCAA / DCMA
Maintain the site Disclosure Statement and provide senior management with advice on the financial implications/cost impacts of business activities related to Government Contracting
Completion of key USG deliverables including Forward Pricing Rate Proposals, Incurred Cost Submissions, and others as required
Creation of monthly average Direct Labor Rates, monthly Labor Classification Review, review pricing rates in TINA sweeps, and prepare quarterly escalation tables
Ensuring policies and procedures comply with applicable DFARS and Cost Accounting Standards and that sufficient controls are in place to ensure compliance

Coordinate with the ICAMS and S&IS Government Compliance managers to proactively meet all Internal requirements with regard to Government Accounting & Compliance

Qualification: 5-7 years in progressively responsible roles within Aerospace and Defense Industry with strong Government Contracting experience.

Working knowledge of the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and DFAR (Department of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation supplement) preferred

PC proficiency is essential (Windows environment) including a strong working knowledge of EXCEL and PowerPoint.

Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization.

Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.

High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
Education: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field with 4-7+ years experience


Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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