• Federal Financial Management, Internal Control, and Risk Management - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    ID
    2019-3418
    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

    Our management consulting and professionals help our clients to identify, evaluate, and solve some of their most complex challenges, assisting them in achieving their strategic goals and objectives and fulfill their mission.  We help our clients transform their business processes, improve internal controls, improve efficiency of operations, increase transparency and performance management, and to comply with Federal laws and regulations. The nature of our projects is extremely fluid and requires self-motivated individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals.  Project members are provided the opportunity to interact with our clients' senior management, as well as the opportunity to enhance their skills in the area of technical competency, business development, client service, leadership, project management, and people development.

    This Internal Control and Financial Management Consultant role will support a Government agency that is responsible for safeguarding America's borders thereby protecting the public from dangerous people and materials while enhancing the Nation's global economic competitiveness by enabling legitimate trade and travel. You will operate in a broader team of other consulting professionals and subject matter experts that are working together to support the Agency’s internal control, risk management, financial management/operations, and other related needs. You will participate in efforts to evaluate significant business operations and processes and their associated internal controls, as well as conduct risk assessments, develop corrective action plans, and identify and help implement process improvements to address gaps and inefficiencies.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Minimum Years of Experience: 4+
    • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.)
    • Clearance: Ability to obtain Public Trust from client Agency
    • 4+ years of experience evaluating/testing internal controls, performing financial statement audits (preferably for a Government agency), or providing audit readiness support
    • Knowledge of and/or experience with accounting, financial statements, and financial reporting concepts
    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and basic/core functions

    Desired:

    • Understanding of and experience conducting internal control assessments and testing in accordance with OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A requirements
    • Experience working in teams to produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables
    • Knowledge of and/or experience working with data analytics and visualization tools, such as R, Python, and Tableau
    • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills
    • Heightened attention to detail, and the ability to create and edit technical and non-technical written work products and graphical presentations
    • Experience and demonstrated ability to participate in client-facing discussions and meetings
    • Ability to synthesize information quickly and learn new skills

     

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

     

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

     

    Knowledge Preferred:

    • Demonstrates the ability to understand client needs, participate within a team environment, and communicate throughout internal and external network in a manner that allows for successful execution of tasks.
    • Willingness to learn and participate in business development activities and reinvest in internal Guidehouse activities and operations.

    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.

    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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