Tapestry Solutions, A Boeing Company Accountant V in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Accountant V

Req ID#: 16-799

Working Location: Maryland Heights - MO

Department: COR: 10.70.2100 - Accounting & Finance


Tapestry Solutions, A Boeing Company, comes with over 30 years of industry experience designing, implementing, training and supporting logistics information systems.

We have over 800 employees worldwide supporting our customers with high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective information technology and business intelligence solutions. Tapestry Solutions supports 85 defense, commercial and government customers from over 50 US locations and nine countries, including multiple forward operating bases in Afghanistan.

Title: Accountant V

Position Summary:

Leads government accounting processes and compliance for the Company. Serves as primary interface with Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) counterparts. Serves as an internal consultant to Company Leadership including Chief Financial Officer and Operations Leaders. Acts as primary focal on technical accounting issues and questions and interprets Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) for application in the business. Interprets company directives, policies and regulatory requirements to guide, direct and recommend overall accounting policies and practices. Ensures internal controls, processes, accounting systems and tools are compliant.

Influences business decisions through negotiations. Leads and guides the development of internal and external financial reports for management. Builds organizational culture that values open and honest communication and inclusion.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and submits Forward Pricing Rates Proposals and Incurred Cost submissions

  • Performs Disclosure Statement maintenance and submission

  • Develops and maintains compliance program and serves as focal for internal and external audits

  • Participates in indirect rate development and cost structure analysis

  • Interfaces with pricing and estimating functions in evaluation of proposals

  • Leads and oversees the development and deployment of new accounting systems and tools

  • Consults with senior management, other organizations, customers and auditors regarding accounting policy and classification practices

  • Establishes, monitors, maintains and reviews internal control systems and complex documentation for compliance

  • Leads process improvements, guides changes, and serves as a training resource

  • Interprets and reconciles sensitive financial information.

  • Takes mitigating action to solve issues that may impact company and regulatory policies and procedures

  • Reviews and analyzes unusual contract terms, conditions and accounting source documents and verifies highly sensitive transactions are correctly classified

  • Leads or participates in special projects

Typical Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and typically 15 or more years' related work experience, a Master's degree and typically 13 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Skills:

  • Deep understanding of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)

  • Expert level knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)

  • Ability to interface with DCMA and DCAA as representative of the company

  • Experience in public accounting or government accounting environment

  • Prior experience as consultant or internal subject matter expert

  • Experience working with Service Contract Act.

Tapestry Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.