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 Functional Business Support (FBS) team serves Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as an internal business architect for our financial systems, providing functional expertise, project management and integration across process areas to ensure the people, processes, and technology remain Fit for Federal. 
 
We are looking for a Functional Business Support Analyst to join our team. 

Responsibilities Include:
  • Ensure the people, process and technology solution remains Fit for Federal
  • Lead continuous improvement opportunities and support business case development for enhancements as process re-engineer
  • Interface with IT to test and implement accounting systems special projects and enhancements
  • Review all master data and configuration changes to retain business continuity in system/process 
  • Manage the change control process for Procedures, Manuals and Controls, assessing cross-business impact  
  • Contribute to business involvement and ensure functional integrity for all releases 
  • Drive resolution of escalated defects and Root Cause Analysis
  • Provide content knowledge for cross-business functional training

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems
  • Accounting coursework or exposure to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup, Pivot Tables, IF Statements)
  • Proficient in MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Preferred Skills: 
  • 1 year of exposure in one or more of the following process areas: Record to Report, Sales to Cash, Requisition to Pay, Forecasting, Budgeting & Pricing, and Time and Expense
  • 6 months of exposure to Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 
  • Ability to lead small defined initiative, effort, processes, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint, TM1, CER and/or QlikView
  • Proven ability to work creatively, analytically and independently in a problem-solving environment 
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills 

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
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.
 
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 an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
US Citizenship Required.
 

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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