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Senior Finance Manager

Remote Hamilton, OH

The Senior Government Accounting Manager is a key member of the North American Technical Team within GE Aerospace Government Accounting Controllership. The role is responsible for providing leadership in the areas of maintaining compliance of the North American Cost Accounting Standards Board (CASB) Disclosure Statement (DS) and quantification of DS revision impacts as required by CAS.


The role will execute highly technical general dollar magnitude (GDM) cost impacts, disclose cost accounting practice changes to our government regulators and be integrated into the business to detect and ensure compliance regarding future business changes.


The Senior Government Accounting Manager is also responsible for building critical relationships with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) personnel.


The role will have frequent contact with GE Aerospace Finance, Engineering, Supply Chain, and business stakeholders. Finally, the Senior Government Accounting Manager will ensure synchronization with the wider Government Business team to achieve team and business objectives.


Roles and Responsibilities

The Senior Government Accounting Manager will play a critical role to ensure GE Aerospace is compliant with the Cost Accounting Standards and internal policies and procedures:

  • Perform highly technical General Dollar Magnitude (GDM) modeling and analysis to pinpoint impact of potential CAS non-compliances, cost accounting practice changes (CAP) and DS revisions. 
  • Major contributor to annual Disclosure Statement (DS) updates as well as support of government audits for prior year DS revisions.
  • Implement business processes that are compliant with the CAS and support the requirements in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Defense supplement (DFARS), and other applicable acquisition regulations and guidance.
  • Collaborate with internal representatives and external government audit partners to support government audits.
  • Personally lead lean transformation efforts to eliminate waste, improve transparency, establish standard work, and enhance the value the team brings to the business.
  • Thrive in a culture of continuous learning with team members to deepen domain expertise, enhance overall business acumen, and prepare for additional responsibility.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field
  • Significant related experience at a major defense contractor, DCMA, or DCAA


Desired Characteristics

  • Deep domain expertise in Government Accounting with significant practical experience calculating complex General Dollar Magnitude (GDM) cost impacts, Cost Accounting Standards and CASB Disclosure Statements.
  • Significant expertise in US Government contracting with broad understanding of FAR, DFARS, and Cost Accounting Standards.
  • Experience in complex Excel financial modeling and analytics (ROM/GDM/DCI)
  • Significant experience interacting with senior DCMA (ACO, DACO, CACO) and DCAA (supervisory auditor, Branch Manager, Regional Audit Manager).
  • Experience with FPRP and ICS cycles.
  • Strong cost accounting background related to US Government contracting.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Able to tailor communications to the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to apply lean principles in a transactional setting with an emphasis on root cause analysis, countermeasure development, and sustained change control.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects / programs. Ability to document, plan and execute programs. Established project management skills.
  • Comfortable working in an environment of ambiguity and changing priorities driven by customer requirements and external forces. 


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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


This is a remote position


GE rises to the challenge of building a world that works. For more than 125 years, GE has invented the future of industry, and today the company’s dedicated team, leading technology, and global reach and capabilities help the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE’s people are diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest level of integrity and focus to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for its customers.

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