Sr Manager, Government Compliance

at L3Harris in Texarkana, Texas, United States

Job Description


Job Title: Sr. Manager, Government ComplianceJob Location: Anaheim CA, Melbourne FL, Dallas TX, Washington DC or Remote

Job Description:

We are searching for a Sr. Manager, Government Compliance to support the Maritime Power Systems division. This role can be on-site or remote.

The Sr. Manager, Government Compliance will be responsible for leading a compliance team to maintain an effective internal control system and ensure compliance with SOX, internal controls, applicable corporate policy, and government accounting requirements. Serves as the primary interface for all financial compliance matters. Manages all audit requirements, inquiries, and reporting, including internal audits, DCAA and DCMA financial related audits. Oversees the development and submittal of Forward Pricing Proposals and Incurred Costs Proposals.

Essential Functions:

+ Responsible for ensuring the organization’s Accounting and Compliance policies and procedures comply with all required rules and regulations. (SOX, DCAA, DCMA, etc.)

+ Ensure robust documented policies support Government System audits, with a focus on the Accounting System. Interfaces with other business system leads to ensure overall government system compliance between the Accounting System and other Systems, including Billing/Invoicing, Time and Labor, Purchasing, Material Management, Government Property, Cost Estimating/Proposals including Negotiation Practices, MMAS, Contract Administration, and EVMS requirements.

+ Oversees the Divisional SOX compliance program which includes ensuring efficient and effective implementation, testing, and remediation of key controls over financial reporting.

+ Maintains the organization’s Disclosure Statement.

+ Supports and manages the preparation of the annual Incurred Cost Submission and Forward Pricing Rates.

+ Leads external (i.e. DCAA, DCMA) and internal (i.e. Internal Audit) audits; researches, analyzes and leads resolution for issues raised by auditors.

+ Develop and maintain working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, including Department of Defense (DFARs) Supplements and other Government Flowdowns, as well as Cost Accounting Standards.

+ Supports the division’s contract closeout requirements and follows through with required functional engagement.

+ Performs special reviews and supports internal investigations as required.

+ Reviews data to support the issuance of reports detailing the findings and providing recommendations for process enhancement.

+ Protects assets by establishing compliance standards; anticipating emerging compliance trends; designing improvements to internal control structure.

+ Identifies exceptions to policies and procedures and recommends solutions.

+ Lead, mentor and develop site level staff members with an emphasis on Government Compliance. Conducts training sessions for employees to ensure awareness and understanding of policy and control requirements.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 12 years prior related experience

+ Defense contracting experience required. Must have prior experience with DCAA audits.

+ Demonstrated knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required.

+ Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Power Point).

+ Good communication and interpersonal skills for communicating with support personnel, all levels of management, and external government agencies.

+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

+ Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.

Preferred Additional Skills:

+ Master’s degree with minimum of 10 years of prior related experience.

+ At least five (5) years or more performing in a similar discipline capacity.

+ Ten (10) or more years of progressive accounting experience.

+ Prefer at least three (3) years or more of leadership experience.

+ Prefer candidates who have experience with DELTEK Costpoint financial software and COGNOS

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role in Colorado is $93,000 – $173,500. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits including: health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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Job Posting: JC191092383

Posted On: Aug 28, 2021

Updated On: Oct 10, 2021