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Senior Financial Analyst, Government Contracts

Finance / Accounting
JOBREQ1800019210 Requisition #

The Financial Analyst will oversee the government accounting activities for government funded projects, focused on Aerospace.  This includes maintaining the required policies and procedures of government contract accounting to ensure compliance and reduce audit exposure. The Analyst ensures the integrity of financial reporting of government contract costs. 


Primary Responsibilities Include:


Processing of Financial Data

  • Processing of the project cost ledgers, including calculation and reconciliation direct labor rates and indirect cost pools.
  • Preparation of government contract invoicing.
  • Maintain timekeeping system and work order systems to ensure proper tracking.
  • Identify and remove unallowable costs per FAR. 

Indirect Rate Management 

  • Prepare the annual forward pricing rate packages.
  • Prepare CAS Disclosure statement and confirm processes in compliance with disclosed practices. 
  • Prepare cost impact statements when necessary.

Contract and Audit

  • Ability to build strong relationships with platform staff to assist in preparing pricing proposals and supporting subsequent customer negotiations.
  • Coordination with the PPG Government contracting group on cost related questions, rate changes and issues.
  • Coordination of multiple annual audits and inquiries with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA), Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and customers. 
  • Lead audit activity and preparation of Corrective Action Plans as a result of audit.

 Policies and Procedures

  •  Maintain policies and procedures that provide the necessary controls to gather, record, classify, analyze, summarize, interpret and present accurate and timely financial data. 
  • Key system areas include, but are not limited to, accounting, budget and planning, compensation, labor distribution, billing, purchasing, materials, indirect costs and estimating.
  • Shared accountability for implementing and maintaining proper business systems and procedures.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance is required
  • Minimum 5 years of government accounting experience is required
  • Working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations, Cost Accounting Standards, and Truth in Negotiations Act as well as an understanding of standard costing.
  • Prior experience managing both customer and DCAA/DCMA audits is required.
  • 3 to 6 years of ERP system knowledge (particularly costing) and strong skills in Microsoft Excel are also required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and make sound decisions due to importance of adhering to tight deadlines and requirements for certifying data.
  • Willing to travel 10%-25% of the time.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing
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