Manager, Regulatory Compliance 3 Falls Church, VA

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman's corporate Government Compliance team is seeking a manager of government compliance to lead a team of professionals responsible for ensuring compliance of FAR, DFARS and Cost Accounting Practices. This position will report to the Director of Government Compliance & Incurred Cost. Candidates should possess a deep understanding of FAR/CAS compliance and possess the instincts, drive and judgement to interface with senior leaders across the company and audit community.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Monitor changes to FAR/DFAR/CAS & Other pertinent regulations

  • Draft compliance guidance to be used to educate and train as necessary

  • Review and compile Business Systems self-assessments for management review

  • Perform Business Systems Oversight across Corporate & Sectors to ensure compliance & audit readiness

  • Review of Cost Accounting Practice changes to ensure compliance

  • Prepare Cost Impact Analysis as required to support Cost Accounting Practice changes

  • Perform periodic reviews of Disclosure Statements to ensure adequacy and compliance

  • Support DCAA audits of Disclosure Statements, Cost Impacts, Business Systems & Other compliance Areas

  • Write White Papers in areas of FAR/DFARS/CAS where questions are being asked that require research and

recommendations to management for action

  • Provide training in the areas of FAR/DFARS/CAS/Business Systems

Key Traits:

•Prior experience and the ability to manage professionals at all career levels and across geographical locations

•Strong project management skills with the ability to execute initiatives with urgency, accuracy and efficiency

•Proven ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced team environment

•Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to influence others

•Proven track record of advising and partnering with senior executives on strategic issues

•Creative thinker, with a desire and ability to seek opportunities for continuous improvement

•An uncompromising commitment to analytical quality and rapid learning cycles

•Self-motivated, self-starter with a strong desire to innovate

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline and 10+ years of directly applicable experience

  • Understanding of U.S. Government regulations, including Cost Accounting Standards, FAR and Agency FAR supplements

  • Ability to interpret and apply company policies & procedures that address compliance/charging guidance regarding labor, material, travel and other direct cost (ODC) expenses

  • Strong Microsoft aptitude (Excel and Powerpoint)

  • US Citizenship is required as well as the ability to obtain and maintain DoD Clearance upon hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management

  • CPA

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to successfully work across functions and programs at various levels and disciplines

  • Experience interfacing with DCMA and DCAA

  • Experience with SAP CO/PS and BW

  • Active or Current DoD Clearance (Secret level and above)

Salary Range: $132,300 - $198,500

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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