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Southern Company Government Contracts Coordinator in Birmingham, Alabama

Government Contracts Coordinator



Coordinates with various business partners on behalf of SCS Government Contract Compliance, in ensuring Southern Company and affiliate corporations’ compliance with federal government contract statutes and regulations.

Some travel may be required


  • Assist business partners in the Southern system and SCS Government Contracts Compliance Manager in full lifecycle of contract and financial assistance administration including the preparation and review of government contract and financial assistance proposals, and post-award administration to assure compliance with government contract statutes and regulations and federal contract/agreement terms and conditions (including reporting and administrative requirements).

  • Monitor contracts/agreements for compliance with contractual requirements.

  • Assist in the closing-out of contracts and awards.

  • Assist with system repository for federal contracts and agreements

  • Assist in government or independent audits of federal contracts and cooperative agreements, as required.

  • Assist business partners in communications with Federal Contracting Specialists/Officers on administrative elements required for compliance with Federal regulations.

  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of training and reference materials on compliance with Federal Government contracting rules and regulations.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other technical equivalent

  • Experience with administration of federal agreements is highly preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Federal government contract development and administration including the statutes and regulations which govern government contracting vehicles such as the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS)and Financial Assistance Regulations

  • Preparing and reviewing contract proposals including cost/budget data.

  • Experience in responding to auditing requirements including federal audit program guidelines.

  • Computer Research abilities and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • General accounting including federal contract cost principles and cost accounting standards.

  • The ability to coordinate system cost/financial data to government contracts and proposals for government contracts to ensure compliance with applicable statutes and regulations

  • Training skills

  • Highly effective communication with all levels and disciplines of the business areas supported

  • Computer skills (MS Excel/MS Office Suite)

  • Analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Superior written and oral communication

  • Excellent organizational skills

Behavioral Attributes

  • Must demonstrate behaviors consistent with the Southern Company values of Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

  • Self-motivated

  • Customer focused

  • Strong work ethic

  • Exhibits a strong sense of urgency

  • Promotes teamwork

  • Practices ethical behavior

  • Displays creativity, initiative, and flexibility

  • Learns from and utilizes experience

    Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Legal & Compliance

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Other Locations: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2009848