• Audit Remediation and Liaison Support - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    ID
    2019-2691
    Category
    Client Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Interested in working with talented people to help develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most complex and challenging problems?  We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management.  You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history.  Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice and Navigant’s deep expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.

     

    We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

    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

    About Guidehouse 

    With a unique blend of large firm resources and an entrepreneurial collaborative culture, Guidehouse is where your purpose, passion, and expertise transforms organizations.

    Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges with a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation and significant regulatory pressure. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, we help clients create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare them for future growth and success.  Headquartered in Washington DC, the company has more than 7,000 professionals in more than 50 locations.

    If you’re passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at www.guidehouse.com

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    Disclaimers

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

     

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

     

    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 does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

     

    Rewards and Benefits

    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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