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Government Contract Compliance Manager

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requsition Number: 59588


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

The purpose of the Division Government Contract Compliance Manager role:

Lead efforts to ensure that division operations are conducted in compliance with Department of Defense regulatory and legal requirements, in addition to company policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) and related sections of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS) so that the division can continue to do business with government customers. Manage Department of Defense financial and regulatory reporting, as well as oversight of contract compliance as required by contract terms.

Location: This position can be located in either Corning, NY, Canton, NY, or Keene, NH. Occasional travel between sites as required.


Typical responsibilities include:

  • Work with leadership to establish, maintain, and update division policies and procedures for compliance with CAS and FAR/DFARS requirements.
  • Maintain working relationships with Governmental and prime contractor auditors and reviewers, responding timely to requests for information.
  • Manage analytical efforts related to government projects including overseeing financial analysis for project status and completion estimates.
  • Support and Work with Corporate Finance Government Contract Center of Excellence to Identify and execute plans to mitigate government contract compliance risks, including those that cross multiple functions such as technical accounting, legal, human resources and information technology.
  • Support and Work with Corporate Finance Government Contract Center of Excellence to present information to all levels of management, including making recommendations to improve process, compliance and project results.
  • Provide close direction, oversight of work performed and desired results; Selecting staff and managing employee performance and development.


 Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or related field required
  • Prior experience as a DCAA auditor, DCMA cost/price analyst, or Federal contracting officer at GS-12 or equivalent grade;
  • Alternate experience: 7+ years prior experience working directly with DCMA or DCMA at a Federal contractor or 5+ years prior experience at a public firm specializing in government contracting advisory services.
  • Subject matter expertise in FAR and DFARS regulatory requirements, including CAS and TINA
  • Knowledge of government regulations and oversight agency procedures, such as those within Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA); Required to sign covenant not to compete.


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Corning