Manager of Government Accounting Compliance

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Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical and sustainable infrastructure for future generations. 

Redwire, (via our subsidiary Redwire Space Inc.), is accelerating humanity's expansion into space through specializing in-space manufacturing technologies, developing space-optimized products to improve industrial machines on Earth, and developing advanced manufacturing technology that can support space exploration.

Position Overview

The Manager of Government Accounting Compliance will oversee the government compliance and reporting of all government contracts and related costing activities, ensuring compliance with government accounting regulations including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).


  • Communicates with management regarding new and revised regulations and other changes to government accounting principles and practices.
  • Advises management of potential effects of new or revised accounting policies and practices.
  • Researches and identifies best accounting practices and methods to ensure maximum profitability and cost recovery while maintaining compliance with government regulations.
  • Collaborates with the corporate controller’s office on behalf of the segments on government accounting matters.
  • Evaluates practices related to estimates, labor reporting, pricing, cost reporting, and allocations, ensuring compliance; addresses and remedies any noncompliant or inconsistent practices.
  • Negotiates various matters such as cost impact statements, forward pricing, and final overhead rates used on government contracts with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and/or other government representatives.
  • Prepares, audits, and submits annual Incurred Costs Proposals for all segments, as required
  • Designs audit program and performs testing for government compliance specific items and works with Internal Audit on proper documentation and communication.
  • Provides expert advice regarding the allocation and allowance of specific cost items.
  • Answers inquiries from finance, manufacturing, contracts, and engineering staff.
  • Prepares and submits financial disclosure statements and other reports and documentation.
  • Ensures compliance with governmental accounting regulations and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Expert understanding of accounting matters and the ability to answer related questions

  • Expert understanding of government accounting regulations such as FAR, CAS, and GAAP.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Business required; MBA or Masters degree preferred.

  • At least ten years of finance and accounting experience with at least five years of specific government contracting experience required.

  • Experience interfacing with DCAA preferred.

  • Travel Required – 20%

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!  We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence. 

Redwire is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.  Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or ability to obtain a security clearance due to requirements of a classified program.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR Click Here

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