Director of Finance, Accounting and Contract (DFAC)

CFCM, GovCon cost estimating systems, ANSI compliant Earned Value Management systems
Full Time
$100,000 - $135,000

Job Description

APV Background:  APV is a well-established 14 year old, women owned, SBA 8(a) small business firm with significant prime work across 14 plus federal clients. Presently APV supports 35+ active task orders and prior history of executing on 70 plus prime contracts with exceptional CPARS. APV uses DCAA Approved accounting system and due to recent growth is seeking an experienced Director of Finance, Accounting and Contracts to oversee and manage Finance and Contracts department,

Title:  Director of Finance, Accounting and Contract (DFAC)

Reports to:  President and CTO

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a leadership role for the company whereby the person in this role will provide leadership for the company’s financial and contractual environment, including pricing and ensures all proper controls and systems are in place for the company to operate soundly and in compliance with  FAR and DFARS.

Financial and Accounting Management

  • Supervise APV Accounting operations, ensuring APV meets all government contractor (GovCon) financial management policies as well as generally accepted accounting principles (e.g., competent financial controls and accounting procedures)
  • Supervise APV customer invoicing operations, ensuring all APV invoices are accurate, issued timely, and comply with all terms and conditions of the customer contracts
  • Oversee Accounts Payable function ensuring all expense reports, vendor payments and items are processed correctly.
  • Supervise APV payment operations, including payroll and ensure APV is registered in each state if and when APV has employees in new states.
  • Make recommendations for APV executive team consideration on financial and business operations matters with the objective of improving APV’s ability to compete for both new business and the high-performing talent necessary to successfully fulfill APV contracts (i.e., how to increase revenue and reduce costs)
  • Develop and maintain monthly the annual corporate financial/operating plan (including projected revenue models, operating plans for each APV contract, and budgets for all corporate overhead and general administration functions)
  • Manage and report monthly on the contract backlog
  • Develop (in concert with Recruiting) market competitive salary bands
  • Develop and update  the overall APV bid pricing strategy
  • Develop contract-specific bid pricing strategies
  • Develop contract labor category rates consistent with APV pricing strategy
  • Lead – in collaboration with other APV Project managers –to ensure burn is being closely monitored and tracked.  
  • Coordinate and manage the annual financial audit
  • Assist APV owners to prepare and produce all annual financial reports required by external parties (e.g., corporate taxes, SBA annual report, etc.)

Contract Management

  • Oversee the contracts function in providing and directing procedures and systems necessary to maintain compliance, work with contracts Manager to develop and negotiate contract terms and conditions and pricing strategies for bids and proposal.
  • Develop of APV business volumes (pricing, terms and conditions, corporate representations, etc. for all bid opportunities).
  • Negotiate all APV subcontracts where APV is the prime contractor
  • Negotiate all APV subcontracts where APV is a subcontractor to another firm
  • Administer all awarded contracts and subcontracts, ensuring all APV fulfills all contact terms and conditions (e.g., reporting, invoicing, policy compliance, close-out, etc.)
  • Negotiate all purchases orders and consulting contracts with APV suppliers/subcontractors
  • Maintain all contract files and records in accordance with APV standard operating procedures and all relevant Government contract policy
  • Reivew and ensure  all required GovCon reports (e.g., GSA GWAC and FSS reports)
  • Review and ensure all GovCon Contract Administration Fees are calculated accurately and paid timely
  • Prepare/produce Contract management metrics and report such metrics to the APV Executive Team

Performance Metrics:

  • APV meets annual financial performance and business growth goals (typically expressed in terms of gross revenue, net revenue, and sales)
  • All APV corporate overhead and general administration functions are managed within the approved annual operating budget
  • APV passes all audits conducted by external parties
  • APV achieves 100% compliance for finance and contract administration requirements on awarded/active contracts
  • APV CPARS scores meet stated annual goals
  • All APV proposals are deemed by the customers to be fully compliant with customer RFP requirements
  • All APV proposals are determined by customers to be “competitive”

Qualification and Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; MBA preferred
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CPA)
  • Certified Federal Contracts Manager Certification (CFCM) required
  • Advanced computer skills, including proven expertise in the use of MS Office Excel, GovCon approved accounting systems such as Quickbooks, and GovCon payroll systems.

Other skills – preferred

  • Experience with ANSI compliant Earned Value Management systems preferred
  • Experience with approved GovCon cost estimating systems preferred
  • Experience with approved GovCon purchasing systems preferred
  • Demonstrated Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated data analysis and strategic planning experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience

About A P Ventures

A P Ventures is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.  Minorities, females, veterans and disability candidates are encouraged to apply.


Dice Id : 10432185
Position Id : 7145928
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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