• Audit Remediation and Liaison Support - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    ID
    2019-2691
    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

    • Develop staff packages and supporting materials
    • Prepare and deliver briefings to senior leadership
    • Review audit reports, business process internal controls, and supporting financial documentation to identify audit impediments, such as lack of effective controls or substantial non-compliance with laws and regulations, and provide recommendations
    • Complete corrective actions which may include performing analysis and reconciliations of financial transactions; documenting business processes and internal controls; and providing training to business process owners
    • Research fiscal statutes, regulations, and oversight guidance
    • Assist in the development and administration of the agency Triannual Review Program
    • Coordinate MCAP deliverables with business process owners, issue taskings, and assist with monitoring goals and milestone targets for completion to ensure each applicable line item identified in the MCAP is addressed and resolved
    • Manage incoming Prepared by Client (PBC) requests, assign PBC owners, and manage PBC status on a daily basis to include updating the master PBC tracker and database, and providing metrics.
    • Perform quality control on submitted PBC items as required and respond to auditor questions or coordinate meetings between process owners and auditors
    • Manage communications with internal and external entities to include PBC requests to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS)
    • Manage the Notice of Findings and Recommendations (NFR) process to include receipt and distribution to finding owners for factual accuracy and final acceptance
    • Provide analysis of NFRs for proper causal factors and recommendations, advise process owners of concerns over narrative
    • Provide administrative support to the Audit Committee
    • Respond to request for populations at auditors request

     

    Qualifications

     

    Required:  

    ·         Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business management, or equivalent work experience

    ·         Minimum of 6 years of work experience (5 years with an advanced degree)

    ·         Demonstrated specialized experience in a federal financial management function such as an accountant, financial auditor, financial analyst, or financial system analyst

    ·         Demonstrated specialized experience completing corrective actions including performing analysis of financial transactions and documenting business processes/internal controls

     

    Desired:  

    ·         Certified Public Accountant or other professional financial certification

    ·         Demonstrated experience with a Momentum-based financial management system

    ·         Demonstrated specialized experience with DoD or IC financial management business processes and financial systems

    ·         Demonstrated experience conducting audit liaison duties to include management of requests and quality control of items

    ·         Prior financial statement audit experience as an external financial statement auditor

    Security Clearance: An Active Top Secret/SCI cklearance is required

    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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