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Federal - Financial Management Specialist

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00483464


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, 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 Financial Management Specialist will serve as a member of  a large project team supporting the client's financial improvement and audit readiness efforts for mission critical assets.  The team member will be expected to develop the client's audit readiness strategy for achieving audit readiness, and monitor execution and performance of the underlying audit objectives.  This individual must have a deep understanding of federal accounting requirements to identify and document client audit risks, and help guide remediation of corrective actions.  Additionally, they will directly interface with client leadership on a daily basis to keep them informed on all relevant matters.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years experience serving in an advisory capacity in one or more of the following capabilities: federal accounting and/or auditing, federal financial statement audits, audit/internal controls testing
  • Minimum 2 years of Federal Government Accounting, Auditing or Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR)
  • Minimum 2 years experience accounting and/or auditing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
    • DOD / FIAR experience
    • Asset Management
    • Internal-Use Software
    • Data Analytics
    • General Equipment
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.
US Citizenship Required.


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