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Federal - Client Financial Management Specialist

Arlington, VA 22212

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

People in the Corporate Function career
track contribute to the running of Accenture Federal Services as a
high-performance business through specialization within internal functional areas.
Professionals in our corporate
functions run and manage AFSs internal operations and all activities across
our business, from finance, HR and legal to workplace management, operations
and marketing and communications. They are the engine that powers Accenture
Federal Services, enabling AFS to provide the capabilities and expertise the
Federal Government needs to operate at peak performance.

Within Client Financial
Management, we recruit well-rounded candidates who perform well academically
while being actively engaged on-campus and/or professionally. We are looking
for high-flyers with an intellectual curiosity and an entrepreneurial spirit,
who can build relationships, lead others and who arent afraid to question the
norm. Candidates should be interested in and passionate about how finance can
drive business outcomes.

Client Financial Management acts as the CFO for our AFS portfolios, client accounts, and
contracts. Our professionals are aligned to AFSs own client teams and
are accountable for AFSs financial health, providing analysis and advice to
program and client leads helping drive better business results. The
organizations primary corporate finance activities include accurate
forecasting and reporting, cash flow optimization, and financial

Other responsibilities include:

+ Leading account level forecast reviews with senior leadership, analyzing
variances to clearly articulate financial position, and recommending forecasts
that transparently reflect both risks and growth opportunities

+ Managing Internal Controls to ensure compliance with GAAP and Federal
contract requirements

+ Supervising a team of analysts
through effective communication and continuous development

+ Strategizing how to maximize team member
skill development and proactively structure team to fit the needs of
programs they support

+ Establishing trusting relationships
with Project Management and other Corporate Functions teams

+ Diagnosing financial drivers and leveraging analytics to make recommendations to
key stakeholders

+ Developing innovative solutions to overcome complex
revenue and profitability challenges

+ Analyzing and forecasting
cash conversion expectations to optimize
cash flow

+ Inspiring a culture of
by pursuing ideas that leverage emerging technologies, enable efficiencies, and
enable our teams to focus on being a business advisor

+ Leading initiatives, focusing
on collaboration and inclusion within AFS and the local community

Basic Qualifications:

+ US Citizenship required

+ Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or other comparable business major

+ 2 years of accounting or finance experience

+ Federal Contracting experience or understanding of regulatory billing requirements

+ 6 months of supervisory experience or significant leadership experience demonstrating readiness to supervise effectively

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Strong Excel skills, including an understanding of pivot tables and VLOOKUP/SUMIF functions

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Good knowledge of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley

+ Experience with Deltek Costpoint, TM1, and Qlikview

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.


Posted: 2019-12-23 Expires: 2020-02-09

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