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Senior Government Accounting and Compliance Analyst

Home Office, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 31 December 2023

Job Description:

Saab, Inc., headquartered in Syracuse, NY is looking for a Remote Senior Government Accounting & Compliance Analyst to join the Accounting & Government Compliance organization. This position will report directly to the Senior Director of Government Accounting & Compliance.  In this role, you 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

  • Support cost accounting language changes related to disclosure statement and the analysis of cost impacts

  • 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

  • Other duties as assigned

Compensation Range: $75,800-$94,800

The compensation range provided is a general guideline. When extending an offer, Saab, Inc. considers factors including (but not limited to) the role and associated responsibilities, location, and market and business considerations, as well as the candidate's work experience, key skills, and education/training.

Skills and Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

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

  • CPA and/or Government Contract Accounting preferred

  • Experience in U.S. DoD contracting industry

  • Must be a US Citizen

Required Skills:

  • Strong financial and business analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written 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, IFS or other ERP systems preferred

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.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in eight U.S. locations.

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.