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21 Jul
Sr. Specialist Government Compliance / Cost Accountant

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Job Title: Sr. Specialist Government Compliance / Cost Accountant

Job Code: IMS20202007-48098

Job Location: Rockwall, TX

Job Description:

The segment government compliance department within the Integrated Mission Systems segment of L3Harris is seeking a compliance senior specialist. The IMS segment (5.4B ann.) is a growing and highly dynamic business consisting of diverse business models, robust pipelines, U.S. government and international offerings and complex entity structure across both domestic and international operations. This position is responsible to provide government accounting and compliance support to multiple operating sites and intermediate home office. Provide responses and support to DCMA and DCAA; partner with operating sites providing compliance guidance and recommendations.

Essential Functions:

  • Interfacing with the DCMA Division ACO and DCAA Branch Manager / Regional Audit Manager (Audit Management)

  • Prepare incurred cost claims for supported operating sites and assist with the segment/IHO incurred cost claim, analysis of the respective incurred cost claims and associated questioned cost from DCAA audit reports

  • Reviews, researches, analyzes and resolves issues raised by government auditors

  • Assist in negotiation of indirect rate agreements with government officials

  • Disclosure statement preparation and revisions

  • Cost impact analysis related to segment and/or supported operating site accounting changes

  • Provide guidance on FAR / DFAR requirements, cost accounting standards, business system requirements, and other government accounting and compliance topics

  • Conducts training sessions for employees and assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure compliance with laws and regulations

  • Problem Solving: Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to policies and practices for guidance

  • Develop and maintain a positive and professional rapport with government oversight personnel


  • BS/BA in Accounting or related analytical discipline. Substitution of additional relevant education and experience for stated qualifications may be considered.

  • 6+ years' technical background experience in finance or accounting

  • 6+ years' experience with government accounting and compliance

  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret/SCI Security Clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • Must have strong planning, organizational, and analytical skills;

  • Must self-directed, proactive, and possess good communication skills

  • Work with only a minimal amount of supervision from Segment Compliance management

  • Must be able to work in a team environment

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Technical knowledge of software & systems: SAP ERP, MS Office especially Excel, Word and Powerpoint

  • Prior experience in complying with FAR / DFAR requirements, government business systems reviews and Cost Accounting Standards

  • Prior experience with disclosure statements, indirect rates, incurred cost claims, DCAA audits and responses to DCAA especially concerning DCAA questioned costs

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