Senior Finance Director

7 days left

Fairfax, VA
Aug 21, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Executive, Director
Full Time
Job Description

Directs the management, execution, compliance and reporting of General Dynamics Information Technology's Government Accounting Compliance and Overhead and G&A administration.



1. Direct GDIT's compliance with government accounting regulations.
2. Responsible for the primary interface with the Government Agencies. Provide the support of audits and resolution and negotiation of audit findings.
3. Responsible for developing and maintaining Disclosure Statements for GDIT and affiliated companies.
4. Prepare, review and submit GDIT's annual Incurred Cost Submission and negotiate final year end rates with GDIT's DACO.
5. Direct GDIT's budgeting and management of overhead and G&A cost including the submission and negotiation of overhead and G&A rates with the appropriate Government Agency.
6. Responsible for supporting GD Corporate Government accounting requirements including communicating GDIT's audit status, tracking the implementation of PPA, etc.
7. Direct and manage initiatives to reduce the cost of doing business.
8. Manage changes to streamline GDIT's business, reducing cost and increasing the organization's competitiveness.
9. Manage GDIT's fringe benefit cost through accurate forecasts, recommending changes and by setting competitive medical cost rates.
10. Oversee the management of GDIT's Business Intelligence financial tools including planning, forecasting and analysis of overhead and G&A rates, the waterfall allocation model and other projects under development.
12. Manage staff and develop the government compliance and business analysis organization to ensure GDIT's needs are met.
13. Maintain current knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, policies and procedures

Education 1. Bachelors Degree in Finance or a related business discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.

 2. MS/MBA preferred


3.  CPA a plus

Qualifications Experience

• Minimum of 15 years of experience in a government contracting environment
• Proficient with Microsoft Suite of Tools.
• Demonstrated knowledge of business systems such as Oracle, Cost Point and others.
• Comprehensive knowledge of relevant corporate and government regulations and standards.
• Advanced understanding of CAS and FAR regulations. Ability to decide appropriate action for complex contractual and financial reporting based on interpretation of FAR & CAS.
• Advanced forecasting skills with the ability to forecast P&L across a sector. Ability to understand the impact of business decisions impact on P&L and provide analysis to business leaders.
• Advanced knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of financial analysis.
• Advanced knowledge of different contract types.
• Advanced understanding of overhead rate centers applying knowledge to bid decisions. Accountable for indirect budgets. Develops plan to control overhead expenditures.


Unique/Additional Requirements

• Ability to develop and implement policies, practices, and procedures.
• Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Communicates a clear vision of team direction and aligns projects with key company and business goals. Establishes career path for organization.
• Excellent analytical, project management and organizational skills with keen attention to detail.
• Develops new ideas and methods while assessing potential impact to business.
• Focuses people's energy to meet objectives. Ability to implement checks and balances to identify problems early and quickly.

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.