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Senior Government Accounting and Compliance Analyst

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
30 November 2021
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc., in Syracuse, NY is looking for a Senior Government Accounting & Compliance Analyst to join the Accounting & Government Compliance organization. This position will report directly to the Director of Government Accounting & Compliance.  It will support government accounting and compliance activities such as developing and submitting direct and indirect rate proposals; participating in numerous DCAA/DCMA financial and business system audits; analyzing and reporting of indirect rates, general ledger details, project expenditures and unallowable costs.


  • Assist in the preparation of the company’s annual forward pricing rate proposals and annual incurred cost proposals

  • Support and coordinate cross-functional participation in numerous government financial and business system audits

  • Track expenditures and revenue by immediate and end user customers to support internal analyses and external government reporting

  • Prepare and analyze monthly reports of indirect rates, general ledger details, project expenditures and unallowable costs

  • Analyze and maintain cost accounting information in the financial systems in order to ensure accuracy and compliance with government accounting regulations

  • Assist and support Government Accounting & Compliance and business management teams as necessary to help ensure Oracle ERP modules are compliant with applicable accounting and business system criteria

    Skills and Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

    • 8+ years relevant experience (6+ if Master’s / MBA)

    • Experience in U.S. DoD contracting industry


    Required Skills:

    • Strong analytical and communication skills

    • Strong organizational and effective time management skills with ability to multi-task

    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

    • Self-starter and highly motivated

    • Ability to achieve deadlines and work independently when required

    • Ability to interface and work with various cross functional teams and work effectively across various levels of the organization

    • Ability to interface with various US Government and internal teams in order to support accounting and business system audits and reviews

    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (including pivot tables and formulas) and other Microsoft Office tools (Word, PowerPoint)

    • Familiarity with US Government rules and regulations such as CAS, FAR, DFARS and AMS preferred

    • Familiarity with Oracle E-business Suite or other ERP systems preferred

    Saab, Inc. provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere and paid holidays.

    Citizenship Requirements:

    Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

    As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

    About Us:

    Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

    Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.