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Federal - Financial Senior Analyst

Job Location: CA - San Diego

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00485607


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  San Diego, CA


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The Federal Financial Senior Analyst will serve as a member of the Functional Team and will support the client's audit readiness goals through a variety of workstreams. The team member will be required to gain a working knowledge of finance business processes, internal controls, and financial management systems in support of our clients' efforts to produce auditable financial statements.

On a daily basis, Federal Financial Senior Analyst will be expected to:
  • Provide recommendations to improve the financial management infrastructure and environment
  • Interact with the client and users around specific work efforts and deliverables
  • Be able to understand the client's financial operations for specific business processes
  • Document and update business processes and standard operating procedures
  • Develop test plans to test the accountability and effectiveness of controls within various business segments
  • Perform data analysis and provide high level leadership metrics
  • Document findings and recommendations to remediate finance and accounting issues
  • Assist the Functional Team and client on Asset Management Assessments and Inspections
  • Develop ways to improve audit response time and accuracy across the ForceRun and operate communications both internally with Functional Team and with the client

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field
  • 2 years of experience in one of more of the following capabilities: financial management; process design/re-engineering; audit/internal control testing; financial reporting; data analytics
  • 2 years of experience with MS Office applications (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Preferred Skills:

  • 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
  • Knowledge of Federal Accounting concepts and requirements
  • Federal Consulting Experience
  • Federal Government Accounting and/or Auditing experience
  • Understanding of the DoD's financial environment and operations
  • CPA, CGFM, or CDFM are a plus
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • One or more of the following systems: Microsoft Access; Visual Basic for Applications; DoD procurement and payment systems; SharePoint
  • Systems mapping knowledge, understanding data flows as they apply to financial systems
  • Financial/Accounting aspects of acquisition, understanding of Navy acquisition processes and financial reporting requirements
  • Existence and Completeness (E&C) of assets, materials or inventory

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.


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