• Federal Audit Remediation / Federal Accounting Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    ID
    2019-2315
    Category
    Client Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

     

    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.

    Responsibilities

    Demonstrates proven thorough abilities in the following areas:

    • Automation;
    • Sharepoint configuration;
    • Excel and VBA;
    • Dashboarding;
    • Process improvement;
    • Process documentation;
    • Internal control assessments;
    • Supporting management control programs;

    Understanding deficiencies communicated by the auditor, tracking audit PBC requests, responding to audit requests, developing corrective action plans, and executing remediation with a focus on internal controls over financial reporting and management financial statement assertions.

     

    Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: Actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

     

    Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

     

    Demonstrate ability to successfully participate in aspects of the proposal process for Federal contracts.

    Qualifications

    Minimum Years of Experience: 4

    Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree

    Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, Master’s degree in Accounting

    Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM)

    Knowledge Preferred:

    Demonstrates proven knowledge and success in advising federal clients in improving internal controls over financial reporting and meeting the requirements of related federal guidance and requirements, including : OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A and C, the GAO Green Book, the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Financial Accountability Act, and Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA). Experience includes the ability to improve processes and implementing automation necessary to better execute the following requirements:

    • Internal control over financial reporting and operations improvements, and related business process improvement,
    • Federal audit support, audit liaison, corrective action planning, and remediation,
    • Risk assessment and risk management,
    • Federal accounting, including the United States Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and Treasury Financial Manual, and knowledge of Federal Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA), and
    • Implementation of new federal guidance into existing federal programs.

     

    Demonstrates experience of 4 or more years in business process reengineering, business process management tools, automation tools, and dashboards for financial management matters. Duties include but are not limited to SharePoint configuration, business analytics, data visualization, financial management, process documentation, and process improvement. Proposed personnel must be eligible to pass a Public Trust background investigation.

     

    Security Clearance: Public Trust

    Disclaimer

    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.

     

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

     

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

     

    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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