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Federal - Accounting Senior Analyst

Job Location: VA - Norfolk

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00451308

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- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Norfolk, VA
 
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.
 
The Federal Accounting Senior Analyst will serve as a member of a large project team supporting the client's financial improvement and audit readiness goals through a variety of work streams. The team member must possess a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and best practices. They will provide guidance on finance business processes, and all controls, and financial management systems, in support of the client's efforts to produce auditable financial statements.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in one of more of the following capabilities: federal accounting and/or auditing, federal financial statement audits, audit/internal controls testing
  • Minimum 1 year of Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics or related
Preferred Skills:
  • Big 4 experience with accounting or auditing on federal engagements
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. 
 
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.

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