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. 
 
Professionals in our Corporate Functions run and manage Accenture's internal operations and all activities across our business, from finance, HR and legal to workplace management, operations and marketing and communications. They are the engine that powers Accenture, enabling us to provide the capabilities and expertise that clients need to help them become high-performance businesses.
 
Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. Finance professionals may also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.
 

This Accounting Analyst supports the AFS General Accounting function within the Controllership organization.  They are responsible for performing various general ledger and financial reporting activities, including preparation of month-end journal entries and related account reconciliations and analysis. 

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Participate in monthly consolidated close, including extended work hours during close to meet deadlines
  • Prepare journal entries in accordance with GAAP
  • Perform balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis and resolve any discrepancies with minimal supervision
  • Review work performed by analysts on the general accounting team
  • Document and monitor internal controls
  • Communicate with cross-functional teams within AFS and Accenture to perform operational accounting duties
  • Ensure compliance with AFS policies, US GAAP, and Federal cost compliance rules
  • Prepare ad-hoc reporting and assist with special projects, as required


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance

Preferred Skills: 

  • Good organizational skills and able to manage and meet deadlines
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • CPA candidate
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.

 

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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