Finance Manager, Government Cost Accounting Standards
Boyd Corporation

Woburn, Massachusetts

Posted in Electronics

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Job Summary

The Finance Manager for Government Cost Accounting Standards is a key member of the Government Contract Compliance Team, and will provide leadership in areas of cost accounting as well as compliance with Government regulations that fall within the Finance Department's purview. The position requires coordination and collaboration with a variety of departments/areas including: General Ledger; Internal Audit; Contracts; Subcontracts; Property; Procurement; Billing; Disbursements; Financial Planning and Analysis; Programs; Engineering; Legal; and Human Resources.

The right candidate has extensive experience in Government accounting and regulations (e.g., FAR, DFARS, CAS, and Uniform Guidance). The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, energetic, and experienced individual that will oversee the development of government submissions, lead or support DCAA/DCMA audits and reviews, ensure policies and procures are in-line with federal regulations, and serve as a subject matter expert to the Company.


  • Collaborate with the individual site controllers to review, update, develop, implement and maintain policies and procedures that comply with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), FAR Supplements, Cost Accounting Standard (CAS) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) guidelines
  • Provide government accounting expertise in support of preparation and submission of:
    • Contract bid proposals
    • DCMA cost monitoring data requests
    • Final incurred cost submissions
    • Forward pricing rate proposals (FPRP)
    • CAS cost impact/general dollar magnitude proposals, etc.
  • Lead or oversee DCAA audits, including, but not limited to:
    • Uniform Guidance (final indirect cost rates)
    • CAS Compliance
    • CAS Cost Impact
    • Forward pricing rate proposals (FPRP)
    • Timecard/floor-check
    • Testing of paid voucher
  • Maintain CASB Disclosure Statement including:
    • Monitor accounting practices for potential change(s)
    • Recommend to leadership relevant updates
    • Update disclosure statement
  • Assist with DCMA technical analyses and specific contract reviews
  • Serve as primary contact for DCMA cost monitor and DCAA audit staff
  • Support DCMA cost monitoring activities including preparation and coordination of quarterly actuals
  • Provide meaningful interpretation of rate impacts on financial results
  • Participate in 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
  • Create and maintain critical policy and procedure documentation rated to finance and/or compliance matters
  • Oversee review and classification of non-sponsored projects
  • Maintain audit findings tracker and ensure remediation activities are tracked and completed (when applicable)
  • Continuously evaluate, maintain and develop alternatives to existing cost accounting rate structure for optimal business operation
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting, Finance, or Business
  • Experience:
    • 5 or more years of finance/accounting experience with US Federal contracting
    • Extensive knowledge of FAR, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, CAS, DCAA, and DCMA
    • Highly motivated self-starter capable of working independently
    • Work experience with or for the DCAA and/or DCMA (or other evidence of in-depth knowledge and understanding of FAR and CAS requirement)
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
    • 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
    • Certifications/Licensures: None required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with large ERP system (preferably Oracle Cloud); advanced Excel skills needed
  • A demonstrated ability to be proactive and forward thinking in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent management skills and ability to mentor, motivate and develop staff

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