Director of Accounting (Req ID: 3425)


Job Overview
The Director of Accounting is responsible for day to day coordination of regulatory and other government agency audit requests, and external financial statement audit requests.  The Director of Accounting establishes proper procedures and oversight to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Agency specific Supplemental Acquisition Relation, Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA). The Director of Accounting will interpret technical accounting literature and lead accounting department managers through implementation of the same.


Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Responsible for providing direction, leadership, and support to the CGS Finance functional departments which includes Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Project Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Tax.
  • Manages the preparation and distribution of internal financial statements and reports, ensuring quality, reliability, and accuracy.
  • Confirms that entries, transactions, and accounts are accurately and properly consolidated and are included in financial statements.
  • Develops and maintains the integrity of the financial reporting process and financial controls.
  • Develops, coordinates, and updates written policies and procedures relating to the financial reporting process.
  • Maintains and strengthens internal controls over financial reporting to safeguard Chugach financial assets.
  • Prepares special, ad-hoc analyses for the President, VP of Finance, and other members of Executive and Senior Management.
  • Serves as primary liaison with and oversees the work of external auditors to include financial statement auditors and/or DCAA/DCMA.
  • Timely and accurate annual Incurred Cost Submissions for CGS & Subsidiaries.
  • Oversee and Manage the Final Voucher and De-Obligation Process.
  • Calculate the CGS & Subsidiaries Indirect Rates to include G&A, Overhead, and Fringe Rates.  
  • Monitor CGS & Subsidiaries Indirect Rates.
  • Calculate Indirect Rates for Proposal Submissions.
  • Calculate the CGS & Subsidiaries Five (5) year projections.
  • Prepare and update Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) Disclosure Statements.
  • Assists with the preparation of the CGS Annual and Mid-Year CGS Budgets. 
  • Makes recommendations for continuous process improvements to maximize efficiency in financial reporting and operations.
  • Supervise and mentor the supervisors within the CGS Finance department.
  • Provide for the recruitment, retention, development, and evaluation of a strong finance team.
  • Ensure all staff considerations are addressed properly, efficiently, and judiciously and keep track of progress until resolved.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • CPA, CMA, or MBA.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of accounting experience, including public accounting, or Federal Government Contracting Cost accounting experience.
  • Two (2) years of direct supervisory experience.
  • Proven increasingly responsible finance and team leadership in a technically demanding environment.
  • Operational experience within a company having multiple locations, subsidiaries and divisions.
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP, internal controls, and compliance.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with FAR.
  • Ability to interact independently with senior management team and communicate with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across various organizational levels and lead without direct supervisory responsibility.
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

State Of Alaska , AK

16 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Chugach Alaska Corporation