Director Government Accounting & Contracting
Fort Collins, CO 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

Woodward's Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Commitment

At Woodward, no matter where you are from, your physical appearance, or how you identify, you deserve the opportunity to reach your greatest potential.We are on a journey to achieve this as an organization and want to work closely with our members to set the right path.

We humbly acknowledge this will be an imperfect journey.Yet, we are steadfastly committed to embracing the power of diverse people, perspectives and experiences for our current members, attracting the best talent across our communities, and creating an inclusive and rewarding workplace for all.

Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position.Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

*Estimated annual base pay:$154,349 (minimum) - $192,936 (midpoint) - $231,523 (maximum)

*Long-term incentive compensation in the form of equity

*All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity

*401(k) match (4.5%)

*Annual Woodward stock contribution (5%)

*Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members

*12 paid holidays, including floating holidays

*Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insuranceupon date of hire

*Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave

*Paid parental leave

*Adoption Assistance

*Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits

*Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life

*Member referral bonus

*Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care FlexibleSpending

*Voluntary benefits, including:

oHome / Auto Insurance discounts

oWhole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark?If you're a Government Contracting Director, we have an exciting opportunity for you.This position reports to the Vice President, Government Contracting. This is an enterprise-wide role within the corporate function and will also have direct oversight and input within the business groups. This role will establish and lead a Center of Expertise for ensuring the Company's compliance with US Government Contract Regulations (as both a prime contractor and a subcontractor), and incorporating all government accounting and US Government compliance related processes. Primary responsibilities include supporting strategy development and implementation, the effective execution of Woodward's government contracting activities, and ensuring financial accounting, reporting, disclosure, contracts and other government contracting activities are in compliance with all rules, regulations and policies, while achieving business objectives. This position is intended to become the successor to the Vice President, Government Contracting, subject to meeting qualification criteria at such time.

What You Will Be Doing

*Identify, prioritize, and coordinate government contracting organizational and other requirements across Woodward corporate and business groups.

*Collaborate with in-house legal counsel regarding U.S. Government Contracting issues requiring legal oversight, general awareness, or direct involvement

*Develop strategic plans and process to maintain, grow, divest, and commercialize (where appropriate) government business, including business where Woodward serves as a subcontractor or supplier

*Ensure compliance with FAR, DFARS, CAS and TINA, as applicable.

*Effectively interface and support government organizations, such as the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and the Defense Contract Management Command (DCMA).

What We Are Looking For

*Strong strategic thinker with ability to view big-picture, high level issues and demonstrated ability to successfully deploy strategies, systems and processes.

*Strong technical knowledge of government contracting regulations (e.g. FAR, DFARS, CAS, TINA)

*Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively work across the organization and business segments and exhibits a service-oriented mentality.

*Strong project management, communication, and presentation skills. Innovative thinking and ability to effectively influence and/or drive appropriate change.

-Required Experience:

*15+ years' experience in the aerospace and defense industry

*10+ years' experience in a senior leadership role

*10+ years' experience of related work in government contracting

*5+ years' experience leading simple to complex financial projects

*Proficiency in large fully integrated accounting systems (SAP).

Application window is anticipated to close 30 days from original posting date.

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position.The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of the ITAR and EAR, or eligible to obtain all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce. The ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. citizen or national, lawful permanent resident (i.e., 'Green Card holder'), or a protected person (e.g., asylee, or refugee).

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
15+ years
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