• Billing Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/14/2019 1:43 PM)
    Job Location
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience to meet managerial expectations. Experience in a government contracting environment is strongly preferred. Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designation is preferred.


    Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Billing Manager.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



    Manage a group of billing staff members in processing government and commercial invoice (CP, FFP, TM, PB) ensuring accurate and compliant invoices in support of revenue, EBIT, and cash goals.

    Provide guidance and expertise as it pertains to proper billing of projects utilizing system functionalities and ensuring that the system of internal controls, policies, procedures and guidelines within the billing function is adhered to such that adequate ratings are achieved on all independent and government audits.

    Monitor staff assignments and workloads to best meet the needs of the company and to meet all customer submission deadlines.

    Conduct quarterly and annual reviews with staff, address performance or personnel issues, and assist with job postings and interviews with potential candidates

    Recommend and provide written justifications for staff promotions, performance awards and annual salary planning

    Manage all Billing Policies and Procedures to ensure successful internal/external audits

    Interface heavily with Contract Administrators, Program Administrators, and other Finance Managers to facilitate effective and timely processing of invoices, provide critical information and status updates and keep abreast of important contract developments.

    Reviews, tracks and maintains billing information in the financial systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with U.S. GAAP and other accounting regulations

    Complete accurate and compliant contract invoices in support of revenue, EBIT and cash goals.

    Maintain billing folders and contract documents for assigned projects

    Provide guidance and expertise as it pertains to proper project set up to ensure full utilization of financial system controls and support standardizing invoice practices.

    Conducting staff meetings

    Manage staffing, training, development, performance and personnel issues.


    Extensive interpersonal skills and ability to effectively guide employees and support development of problem solving skills
    Ability to perform analysis of issues of high complexity by reviewing a variety of known factors
    Typically has substantial experience in Accounting or Finance
    Proven ability to meet business expectations and supervise people
    Extensive knowledge of accounting practices including US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    Extensive knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Sarbanes-Oxley Act preferred

    Requires considerable knowledge of FAR, DFAR, CAS, DoD, DCAA, and DCMA billing requirements and audit activities.

    Extensive financial analysis skills including ability to analyze data and reconcile financial accounts
    Excellent computer skills including knowledge of accounting software applications such as MS Excel, Hyperion Essbase, Oracle
    Extensive knowledge of financial report preparation
    Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Ability to organize and prioritize
    Time-management skills
    Presentation skills
    High performance attributes
    Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action
    Below executive management and responsible for managing the activities of people
    Works on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors
    Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results will cause delays in schedules
    Ability to collaborate with others effectively
    Grasps and applies new information quickly
    Handles highly complex assignments and multiple projects at once
    Demonstrated ability to recruit, manage and retain people
    Oversight of a function with moderate size, complexity or impact


    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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