Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Falls Church, VA
 
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
 
We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.
 
This role would entail supporting a Department of Defense (DoD) client with the execution of requirements associated with their Managers' Internal Controls Program (MICP).  Effort would entail working with the client MICP Coordinators and team to complete the following:
  • Assist the client with the updating and development of annual MICP guidance for subordinate stakeholders
  • Development of a comprehensive Risk Assessment to be included in the client's annual Certification Statement
  • Execution of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) testing.  This would entail the identification of internal controls to be tested, the development of testing plans and tools, support overseeing testing, reviewing submitted sample submittals, conducting an analysis of testing results, documentation of findings and development of corrective actions
  • When internal control design flaws are identified, assist the client with remediation efforts (i.e. Standard Operating Procedures updates, MBP documents and flow charts, developing new policies, etc..)
  • Assist the client with on-going management of a Microsoft Access database that maps ICOFR control points with corresponding Internal Controls over Financial Systems (ICOFS) Complimentary User Entity Controls (CUECs).  



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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in audit services or audit readiness services
  • 2 years Internal Controls experience 
  • US Citizenship required 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • CPA
  • Previous experience developing enterprise-level MICP guidance.  Additional experience in change management, training and program communications
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Access
  • Heavy client exposure - strong communication skills and ability to interact with key leadership and governance charters
  • Provide strategic direction on financial statement and internal control audit transformation and internal audit preparedness activities
  • Assist team lead with developing, maintaining and monitoring the work plans, reviewing financial issues and providing direction on strategic matters and compliance
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to collaborate and work with a team of financial management professionals
  • Previous experience interpreting and applying Federal financial regulations and accounting systems requirements


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 US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
 
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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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