Essential Search Partners is engaged in the exclusive retained search for the Director, Government Cost Accounting with Moog, Inc. Moog is a diversified manufacturer of critical motion solutions for the aircraft, space, defense and industrial markets, a $2.9 billion company with 13,000 employees with operations in over 20 countries.
Reporting directly to the senior business unit finance executive, in this global role, you will ensure the integrity of over $1.5 billion in government-related sales. We are targeting a leader to ensure the accuracy of accounting for government contracts and maintaining the health of the various systems that serve as inputs to fulfilling those contracts. You will serve as the primary liaison to various government organizations (ACO, DCMA and DCAA) that are responsible for monitoring government spending.
This is a unique opportunity to build something: create your team, implement systems and create processes under the umbrella of a well-established global organization - a technical company that develops and creates very innovative and complex solutions.
No two days will be the same: this is a high visibility role supporting a senior executive team committed to excellence.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create, manage and maintain compliance with Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
Support CAS compliance for global non-reporting sites under external ACO, DCMA or MoD cognizance
Implement and promote formal CAS compliance training in the Finance and Contracts organizations
Publish and maintain Moog’s Cost Accounting System Policies and Procedures
Conduct regular assessments, including rate monitoring and evaluation of government cost accounting processes
Lead and develop teams of cost accounting professionals, 15+ Direct and Indirect
Raise company-wide awareness regarding the need for compliance with U.S. and local foreign government contracting requirements; build a culture of awareness, vigilance, and compliance
Maintain accuracy and consistency in financial/cost information for government accounting across the enterprise
Manage relations with Moog’s ACO, DCMA and DCAA across the domestic Aircraft and Space and Defense Operation Groups
Oversight of ERP System Accounting (SAP)
Preparation for Gross Dollar Magnitude (GDM) impacts for CAS DS Accounting Changes
Proposal Management including Forward Pricing Rates (FPRP) and Incurred Cost Submission (ICS)
Maintain consistency in financial/cost information in Government audits (FRPP, ICS, CAS, MAAR, and Accounting System)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Plus Bonus
Internal Number: TLB2021
About Essential Search Partners, LLC
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