17 days old

Federal - Internal Controls Specialist

Arlington, VA 22204
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, VA or 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 9,000 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 are seeking an Internal Controls Specialist to help with the following:

+ Execute design and testing of internal control processes in support of the Accenture Sarbanes-Oxley Program and DFARS Business Systems controls, including ITGC (Information Technology General Controls).

+ Will work to understand the controls, maintain test plans, create efficiencies for requesting evidence, and escalate issues to the Internal Controls Team Lead that arise during testing.

+ Identify and confirm the scope of testing with control owners and business leads, select records for testing, update testing documentation and records in the AFS SarbOx tool, execute testing, monitor and evaluate testing results, make sure action items are created and implemented for ineffective instances (including re-testing).

+ Maintain control documentation for team in the Master Control Catalog (MCC), internal SharePoint, and ARS SarbOx tool.

+ Liaise with control owners to ensure proper control environment is maintained.

+ Provide guidance and leadership to analyst team members.

Basic Qualifications:

+ US Citizenship

+ Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, IT or equivalent

+ 3 years of accounting or finance experience

+ 1 year Internal Controls or Internal Audit experience, including experience with SOX 404 requirements

+ 1 year of government contracting experience

+ Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word)

+ Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:


+ Experience working with SharePoint

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.


Posted: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2020-01-03

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Federal - Internal Controls Specialist

Arlington, VA 22204

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast