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Federal - Entry Level Accounting Analyst+

Job Location: PA - Harrisburg

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00388517


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Mechanicsburg, PA


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The Federal Accounting Analyst is responsible for analysis, design, and testing of components of SAP ERP Central Component (ECC), Public Sector Supplier Relationship Management (SRM), and Business Intelligence/Business Warehouse (BI/BW) reporting. The Analyst will maintain, improve and design changes to the Navy's Financial System and in the systematic creation of financial statements, reconciling accounts across the Navy Commands, and within budgetary reporting and allocation. The Analyst is involved in maintenance, enhancement and/or development work of SAP modules and those that interface with other applications.  The Federal Accounting Analyst has a range of skills and knowledge of the technologies used and applications supported by Client Service Teams. The Analyst reports to their Accenture Supervisor and Client Service Team Manager.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Client, Accenture, and Teaming Partners on and across their assigned Sustainment Support Team
  • Plan and execute all required process steps as defined in Accenture Methodologies
  • Provide and own SAP application support in assigned areas
  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting the SAP applications
  • Analyze, design and test break/fix requests and enhancements to SAP modules
  • Provide primary support toward installation of application releases into production as directed
  • Participate in structured peer reviews / walkthroughs
  • Create operational documentation for the SAP application
  • Meet service commitments for assigned deliverables and proactively provide work status
  • Continuously develop industry knowledge and associated skills 

Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizen (no dual citizenship)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) OR Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree OR 4 years of relevant Finance/Accounting experience in lieu of degree.
  • Demonstrated substantial coursework in any of the following: Financial Analysis, Budgetary and Proprietary Accounting, Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Economics, Financial Planning, SAP, Financial Statements, Variance Analysis, General Ledger, Account Reconciliation, Public Accounting, Accounting Management
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with MS Office Suite
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be local to Mechanicsburg, PA area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional Preferred Skill Requirements:
  • US Federal Government security clearance
  • Exposure to Systems Lifecycle Methodology
  • Prior IT Production Support experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong facilitation skills


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.


US Citizenship Required.

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