Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location:  Arlington, VA
 
Great outcomes are everything.  It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time.  So you can change how people work and live. 
 

The AFS Controllership organization includes accounts receivable, accounts payable, accounting and reporting, expense compliance, payroll and internal controls functions.  The Accounting Operations Specialist is part of the AFS Initiatives & Operations Team within the Controllership organization.


Key Responsibilities include: 
  • Assist with the tracking, reporting, communication, and resolution of Time & Expense non-compliance.
  • Lead suspense management activities and supervise Suspense Managment Associate, working with employees across the business and at all career levels.
  • Lead/support special projects across the organization including process automation and optimization efforts.
  • Prepare Labor Distributions on an as needed basis to support labor adjustments. 
  • Support system testing on an as needed basis.
  • Responsible for managing and documenting bi-monthly close activities.
  • Support merger & acquisition activities.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree (Accounting or Finance preferred)
Work Experience:   
  • 3 years of relevant accounting experience along with strong analytical, technical, and problem solving skills
  • Project management experience 
  • Proficient with common PC software applications including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint Sites 
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills and the ability to communicate to employees at all levels (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and time manage
  • Ability to learn new skills and embrace changes in business operations
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
  • Must be a US Citizen
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Deltek/Costpoint experience
  • Government contracting experience
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.

 

 

Accenture is 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.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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