1+ months

Federal - Assistant Controller

Arlington, VA 22212


Organization: Accenture Federal
Services


Location: Arlington, VA





Accenture
Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company
with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served
every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations.
Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for
clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health
organizations.





We believe
that great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into
breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works
across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients
solve their toughest problems fastthe first time. So you can deliver what
matters most.





The
Assistant Controller reports directly to the AFS Controller. Together, they
lead a large team of over 150 professionals (6 direct reports) responsible for
many focus areas including general and technical accounting & financial
reporting, project setup, accounts payable, timesheet administration &
labor processing, employee expense audit and reimbursement processing, customer
billing and cash collection, contract close-out and internal controls.





Specific
responsibilities include:



+ Ensures
timely and accurate financial reporting monthly and preparation of related analysis
and participation in leadership results review.


+ Acts as a
key advisor in all accounting matters including shaping of bids, identifying
business and financial risks, and identifying and resolving operational
challenges. Ensures appropriate internal
controls, defines policies and procedures and ensures they are operating
effectively.


+ Manages
AFS response to external audits of financial statements (KPMG) and government
accounting-related audits (DCAA and DCMA).


+ Identifies
and leads improvement initiatives related to Controllership to drive higher
process performance.


+ Mentors,
coaches and develops staff to achieve individual and company goals. Partners with Finance, Contracts Management,
Facilities, Human Resources, Legal and Program Management and advises them on
accounting treatment related to various matters.





Basic
Qualifications:



+ Bachelors Degree


+ Experience
in accounting and financial reporting


+ Experience
as a Controllership leader in a public company with tightly controlled environment


+ Experience working with Federal Government


+ Knowledge
of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles with expertise in
revenue recognition and provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley Act


+ Familiarity
with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)


+ Audit
response experience, both financial statement and government business system
audits


+ Proven
ability to lead large teams, collaborate and manage projects cross functionally


+ Proven
ability to communicate with all levels and present to executive management


+ Excellent
time-management skills with ability to manage competing priorities


+ Advanced
MS Excel, PowerPoint



Preferred
Skills & Qualifications:



+ Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance


+ CPA or equivalent certification


+ Public accounting/auditing experience with Big 4


+ Costpoint experience, including setup of pools and
allocations and closing the books











An active security clearance or the ability to
obtain one may be required for this role.





Candidates who are currently employed by a
client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for
consideration.





Applicants for employment in the US must have
work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a
visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture
(i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).





Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and
Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities.





Equal Employment Opportunity


All employment decisions shall be made without
regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry,
disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any
other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.





Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose
sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring
process.





Accenture is committed to providing veteran
employment opportunities to our service men and women.



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Posted: 2020-08-10 Expires: 2020-10-09

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