Senior Government Accountant/Auditor

2018-08-12
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Plano
Texas
United States

Raytheon?s Global Business Services (GBS) Controllership is looking for an enterprising professional to complement the GBS Government Accounting Team. This position will perform a Government Accounting compliance role in support of DCAA & DCMA, GBS functional management/process owners, Corporate, and Business Units across the company. This position will be accountable for the detailed responsibilities listed below.

  • Lead initiatives that improve operational effectiveness and efficiency, internal controls, and reduce risk to the company.
  • Manage support for audits initiated at GBS, Corporate, and Businesses by DCAA & DCMA, PwC, Internal Audit, and other audit agencies.
  • Perform assessments and audits of the design, adequacy, and effectiveness of GBS government accounting internal controls and to evaluate compliance with government regulations and company policies.
  • Provide consultation to GBS team leads and team members in review and interpretation of unallowable costs as related to FAR Part 31 cost principles.
  • Conduct other financial and operational audits and reviews to assess compliance with company policies, internal controls, and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Partner with GBS process owners and business units to evaluate and recommend improvements to audit practices and financial processes.
  • Support overall GBS Controllership activities in Accounting and Compliance as required.
  • The ideal candidate will work effectively within a team, occasionally provide guidance, training and coaching to other employees, and have the ability to work independently under limited supervision.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 4 years of applicable experience gained in a Business/Finance/Accounting or related field.
  • Familiarity with FAR (Federal Acquisitions Regulations) and CAS (Cost Accounting Standards).
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
  • Prior experience conducting Finance/Operational audit, Financial Analysis and Process Improvement activities to evaluate, identify and recommend improvements to audit practices and financial processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills enabling them to deal effectively with employees, external auditors, and management.
  • Ability to plan effectively and solve problems that are difficult in scope and complexity.
  • Intermediate to Expert level skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in the Defense Industry in an accounting, budgets & rates, or program finance role.
  • Experience working with DCAA auditors is a plus.
  • Good understanding of internal control and risk management concepts.
  • Team leadership and project leadership experience.
  • Worked in a matrixed management reporting structure.
  • Six Sigma Specialist certification.
Required Education:
  • Bachelors? Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.

U.S. Citizenship is required
  • This position has access to systems and tools that require U.S. Citizenship.
121187BR 121187

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

 

Save This Job

Email This Job to a Friend