US Government Compliance Manager at Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Posted in Management 2 days ago.

Job Description:

US Government Compliance Manager

Job Description

We are CAES, a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

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CAES is searching for an experiencedUS Government Compliance Manager to join our Corporate office. This position is responsible for providing practical, solution oriented guidance on all aspects of US Government (USG) Compliance.

The main focus will be on internal controls, oversight, and compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA)


  • Finance - Create, track, maintain, perform analytics and support (indirect) bidding rates, direct labor rates, and communicate internally and externally (FPRP to ACO/DCMA/DCAA)

  • General -Ensure proper internal control environment is in place at all CAES businesses. Develop and maintain policies, tools and other resources related to USG Contracting and compliance programs and oversee compliance monitoring. Ensure sites have adequate policies, procedures and training in place, identify deficiencies and provide support and guidance to remediate

  • Support Divisions, sites, and employees regarding USG compliance to include assessments, non-compliances, interpretation and application of FAR, DFARs, CAS, and contract clauses

  • Perform annual Risk Assessments to identify risk (non-compliance) areas and remediate

  • Perform reviews and analysis of Business Systems, applicable DCAA Mandatory Annual Audit Requirements (MAARs) to ensure Divisions/Sites are compliant

  • Cost Accounting Standards - Prepare/maintain Disclosure Statements, provide guidance regarding cost accounting changes/issues/noncompliances and assist in the preparation of cost impact proposals

  • Training - Identify training needs, and work with sites to establish plans to provide training

  • DCAA/DCMA Support - Primary point of contact for DCAA/DCMA and/or contract audits

  • Manage allegations of non-compliance and any other disputes and ensure proper communication across various US audit agencies

  • Works with sites to ensure timely and adequate submittal of Forward Pricing Rate Proposals and Incurred Cost Submissions



  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years of progressive experience in a government contract compliance environment

  • 5+ years of experience working with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Truth in Negotiations (TINA) requirements and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)

  • 3+ years of experience interacting with DCAA (Defense Contract Audit Agency), DCMA (Defense Contract Management Agency), and/or Contracting Officers


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or in a directly related field

  • Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or in a directly related field

  • Subject matter expert of FAR, CAS, TINA, Business Systems and Processes, Contract Clauses, Indirect Rates, Forward Pricing Agreements, and related rules and regulations

  • Working knowledge of statistical forecasting, regression, and trend analysis techniques

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the capability to operate and communicate to senior levels within CAES

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel

  • Ability to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance


  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

CAES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of CAES to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. CAES will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Salary Range: $120,000 - $160,000/annually

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