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Director, Federal Business Systems Operations
What You'll Do
This position reports directly to the Vice President of Finance.
Provides oversight of the processes and procedures followed by the owners of the government business systems to ensure compliance with DFARS 252.242-7005.
Serves as a subject matter expert on DFARS 252.242-7005 and advises the business regarding government business systems compliance matters, and provides guidance and leadership to the assigned government business systems owners.
Accountable, along with the business system owners, for maintaining approval from DCMA for all Ball Aerospace business systems.
Leads business system preparation projects including project management, coordination with internal business systems owners and compliance leads, stakeholder communication, regulatory assessment, gap analysis, mock audits and corrective action.
Coordinates and manages audit activities between the applicable DCMA/DCAA auditors and the internal business systems owner and compliance leads.
Provides thoughtful written responses to DCAA/DCMA audit findings.
Coordinates with Internal Audit and/or third party assessment groups on appropriate timing and scope of business systems preparation audits and reviews.
Implements guidance, developed in conjunction with the team, on preparation required to attain successful system audits minimizing deficiencies and weaknesses including: preparation of all documentation of policies, processes & systems flows as well as communication and training to affected staff.
Establishes and maintains process to ensure owners of government business systems have developed, and successfully follow up on, post audit corrective action plans as needed.
Develops a strategy for negotiating with DCMA on appropriate audit closure plans.
Monitors changes in government regulations to determine the impact on Ball Aerospace policies, procedures or accounting practices and recommends changes as appropriate to remain in compliance.
Develops appropriate practices that balance business risk and compliance to federal regulations. Will require coordination with various functions.
Leads strategic finance initiatives as assigned, including representing Ball Aerospace externally in the community.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the SBU/SSU and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary.
What You'll Need
BS/BA in a related field plus 15 or more years related experience
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Master's Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of related experience. Two years of related experience may be substituted for each year of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
CPA, CMA or CIA preferred.
Strong financial and business acumen.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost principles.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the DOD FAR Supplement (DFARS) Business Systems Regulations
Demonstrated working knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
Experience developing management responses to audit findings and following through on corrective action plans.
Ability to think strategically across the business to create efficiencies
Demonstrated project management and organizational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated leadership skills focusing on the ability to bring diverse teams together to work collaboratively.
Strong people and team-building skills.
Work is performed in an office, clean room, or production environment.
Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Successful applicant for this position must be eligible to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access to classified/sensitive material. A current DoD clearance is not required to be eligible for this position, however the successful applicant will be required to obtain a DoD clearance or government customer access within a reasonable time after the offer is extended and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance. *US Citizenship is Required. By applying to this position you are agreeing to complete a National Security Clearance Pre-Screen Questionnaire, if one is required, to evaluate your general ability to obtain the required security clearance or government customer access associated with this position.
Relocation for this position is Available
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED
Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.