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Federal - Accounting Associate Manager

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00572156


- 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 Accounting Associate Manager will serve as a member of a large project team and will support the client's financial improvement and audit compliance goals through a variety of work streams.  The team member will have a deep background in performing audits of Federal agencies, including leading audit engagements, authoring work papers/white papers/NFRs, developing audit test plans, analyzing financial statements, and evaluating internal controls.  The team member will have experience using or testing asset valuation methodologies to estimate the cost of existing assets.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related business discipline
  • Active Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant Federal accounting or auditing experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience performing financial statement audits of Federal entities
  • US Citizenship Required

Preferred Skills:

  • Basic understanding of Federal asset valuation/estimation procedures
  • Experience applying or validating SFFAS Statement No. 35 to an entity's capital assets
  • Participated in financial statement audit of US Coast Guard
  • Experience auditing or performing audit readiness functions (FIP, FIAR, FSTAR) for a DoD agency (ie Coast Guard, Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps)
  • Extensive experience performing audit functions, including test plan creation, internal control and substantive testing, and documentation of findings & recommendations for a government/commercial entity
  • Preferred Certifications: Certified Government Financial Management (CGFM); Certified Defense Financial Management (CDFM)
  • General understanding of accounting system processing and interfaces, specifically ERP systems
  • Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team member
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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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