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2018-06-122018-07-14

Federal - Financial Accounting Consultant

Washington, DC 20044
Title: Federal - Financial Accounting Consultant
Location: USA-Southeast
Job Number: 00590873

**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.


Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.






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.




Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building
for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of
Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government,
including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and
change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nations priorities in
defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a
difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.






The **Federal Financial Accounting Consultant** will serve as a member of a large project team and will support the client's financial improvement and audit compliance goals through a variety of work streams. The team member will have a strong background in performing audits of Federal agencies, including drafting work papers/white papers/NFRs, developing audit test plans, analyzing financial statements, supporting key supporting documentation retrieval and responding to external auditors and evaluating internal controls. The team member will be required to possess a knowledge of financial reporting business processes, DoD accounting or auditing, internal controls, and financial management systems in support of our clients' efforts to produce auditable financial statements.


Qualifications:


**Basic Qualifications:**


+ Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business discipline

+ 5 years of experience in one or more of the following capabilities: financial management; audit/internal control testing; financial reporting

+ 5 years of experience with MS Office applications (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)

+ 2 years of experience in one or more of the following capabilities: federal accounting and/or auditing, federal financial statement audits, audit/internal controls testing

+ Minimum 2 years of experience with FIAR (Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness)

+ US Citizenship Required


**Preferred Skills:**


+ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to deliver high quality documentation while paying attention to detail

+ Knowledge of Federal Accounting concepts and requirements

+ Basic understanding of DoD property (asset) management and valuation

+ Experience auditing commercial or federal clients

+ Experience auditing or performing audit readiness functions

+ Federal Government Accounting and/or Auditing experience

+ 2 years of experience with at least one of the following policies:


+ Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

+ Financial Management Regulation (FMR)

+ Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)


+ Understanding of the DoD's financial environment and operations

+ CPA, CGFM, or CDFM are a plus

+ Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment

+ Self-Driven, Detail Oriented, and Motivated


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.






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