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.
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.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
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.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
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
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
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