1+ months

Federal - Pricing/CDTS Specialist

Arlington, VA 22212


Organization: Accenture Federal Services



Location: Arlington, VA











We are:


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. 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.









You are:


A Pricing/CDTS Specialist who will support pricing activities at either a specific account (deployed), a specific portfolio (aligned), or across AFS (centralized). You will work closely with Managers and Senior Managers on reviewing the solicitation, developing the internal economic model, and preparing cost/price volumes in compliance with solicitation instructions, FAR requirements, disclosed Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), agency particular requirements, GAAP requirements and AFS Policies.





The work:



+ Provide financial support for shaping, structuring and closing transactions; including working proactively with clients and Accenture management to ensure compelling business cases for both the client and for Accenture


+ Prepare consistent financial deliverables that are accurate and compliant with Accenture policies, GAAP, and Government standards


+ Assist the proposal team on financial aspects for management approvals (including, AFS NBM, AFS Board of Managers and Accenture's Capital Committee); and work to identify the underlying costs associated with an offering, and drive the financial modeling efforts to determine the costing, pricing, client capital financing and overall profitability for Accenture


+ Develop business volume proposal responses and contract pricing activities in response to Request for Quotations (RFQ), Request for Proposals (RFP), and Invitations to Bid (ITB)


+ Prepare contract proposals as a result of contract modifications, requests for equitable adjustments, and terminations for convenience


+ Ensure that Point of Sale (POS) financial knowledge is transitioned to Client Financial Management (CFM) and Project Set-up as well as maintain the POS documentation for all proposals for traceability back to the original deal economics (ODE)











Here's what you need:




+ Must be a US Citizen


+ Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics


+ 2 years of finance experience related to Federal Pricing


+ Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel [Pivot Tables, Vlookups], Word, PowerPoint)


+ Advanced financial analytical skills


+ Understanding of Cost Type, T&M, and Fixed Price contract types


+ Knowledge of general business practices / accounting & finance principles




Bonus points if you have:



+ Masters or Finance/Accounting Certification


+ Foundational understanding of FAR/CAS and other related federal government contracting and procurement regulations


+ Familiarity with the General Services Administration (GSA) schedule pricing


+ Familiarity with reading and interpreting Government documents (RFP, RFQ, SOW, etc.)


+ Understanding of business case, cost and price components


+ Experience in cost/price proposal development


+ Ability to adapt to a fast-paced deadline-driven environment


+ Ability to communicate effectively with senior leadership





Important Information


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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Posted: 2020-12-07 Expires: 2021-02-10

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