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Government Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Poway, California

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  • Schedule: Full-Time Salary

  • Job Level: Mid-Level (3-7 years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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Date posted 11/21/2023 Job ID 43080BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Government Regulatory Compliance Specialist City Poway State California Workstyle Hybrid Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary Salary Range $62,510 - $105,628

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

  • Under general supervision, within a Finance department, this position is responsible for researching and providing data to support financial analyses and other projects.
  • Financial data may include data from company budgeting, cost and labor systems, general ledger, and other related financial systems.
  • Interprets established policies, procedures, and standard practices, develops reports, and provides analysis of financial data to ensure that financial analysis projects and cost control activities are successfully implemented and maintained.
  • Shares information and findings to resolve financial issues impacting operations.
  • Responds to moderately complex inquiries from employees and managers regarding a variety of financial data, some of which contain confidential and sensitive information, which require tact and discretion in handling.
  • Performs financial analyses and supports finance compliance projects. Monitors and analyzes large volumes of data while maintaining an alertness for anomalies.
  • Performs reviews to determine propriety of accounting entries associated with projects, accounts, and trial balances in accordance with financial policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Based on analyses, develops recommendations for corrective action(s) and specifies new reports for production from the company's ERP system.
  • Responds to financial inquiries on a variety of issues including cost accounting and billing matters. Collaborates across functions and project teams to deliver solutions to business challenges.
  • Works closely with program managers, profit center managers, and cost center managers to provide financial support, data, and reports.
  • Develops solutions to monitor and provide status for departmental project schedules, timelines, and milestones from initiation to delivery.
  • Assesses potential project issues and assists in developing solutions to meet schedule and quality goals and objectives.
  • Creates progress reports, and documentation.
  • Makes internal presentations and may act as a contact with outside organizations, including Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).
  • Organizes, maintains, analyzes, updates, and develops various electronic and hard copy records. Under general supervision, analyzes and responds to regulatory questions from internal and external sources by interpreting Company policy, Defense Contract Audit Agency and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) guidance, and applicable governmental regulations.
  • Coordinates cross-functional teams to identify needed process improvements. Reviews charging to direct and indirect cost objects, and work closely with accounting on proper company costing practices and internal controls.
  • Participates in reviews of internal controls and related DFARS Business Systems to promote compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Generates financial analyses using Excel and SAP in support of regulatory compliance efforts.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or finance, and at least three years of professional experience in accounting, finance, or similar fields, preferably at a government contractor. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Must have a general understanding of cost accounting principles, theories and concepts and a general understanding of cost accounting practices, techniques, and standards.
  • Must have ability to research regulatory compliance matters, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).
  • Must possess:
    • The ability to identify issues and to generate financial analyses of those issues.
    • The ability to develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report findings.
    • Good interpersonal skills to effectively interface with all levels of employees.
    • The ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
    • Ability to use developed formats to produce accurate, appropriate financial and audit support documentation.
    • strong computer skills (Microsoft Office suite). Requires effective presentation skills.
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential.

Salary:$62,510 - $105,628
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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