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General Electric Government Accounting Manager in Wilmington, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

The Government Accounting Manager will demonstrate leadership in communicating business goals, programs and processes for an area or business segment. In this role, you will utilize your experience or expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Government Accounting Manager you will:

  • Manage financial compliance within government programs

  • Ensure the government business programs are in compliance with US Federal, State and local Government accounting rules and regulations; FAR, DFARS, CAS, DEARS, etc.

  • Lead government program audits performed under the Single Audit Act

  • Lead efficient and effective setting of rates, billing applying them to different types of US government contracts

  • Keep awareness of any government rate changes and communicate/apply as appropriate

  • Provide oversight over contractor resources performing bookkeeping and reporting functions for financial compliance

  • Prepare/review monthly invoices to the government agencies for project expense reimbursements.

  • Lead contact for reporting and analysis of monthly results for project labor cost

  • Compile data and create accruals for monthly and annual closings

  • Manage the expense reimbursement accounting for travel and living

  • Identify and implement internal control and process improvements as needed

  • Assist in the preparation of presentations to management, staff, customers and sub-contractors

  • Perform account reconciliations for government balances

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years’ government accounting experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in financial or government reporting including managing a team

Desired Qualifications:

  • CPA Certification

  • FAR 15 contracting experience

  • Advanced Accounting knowledge

  • Energetic, enthusiastic, self-starter with ability to take initiative

  • Detailed oriented with excellent project management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, written / verbal communication, and leadership skills

  • Proficient in problem solving and prioritizing

  • Work effectively with all levels of employees

  • Able to handle multiple tasks under pressure

  • Advanced Excel skills

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable). This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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