Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location:  Arlington, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future.  With 9,000 dedicated US employees, Accenture Federal Services is uniquely positioned to support federal agencies in shattering the status quo, achieving profound efficiencies and relentlessly delivering results.  Accenture Federal Services is a long-time and trusted resource for the federal community. Every cabinet level agency in the United States-and 20 of the country's largest federal government agencies-have worked with Accenture Federal Services to achieve outcomes and move toward high performance.  Join us and you can help our federal clients achieve what matters most, powering the services that touch the nation every day

The AFS Controllership organization includes accounts receivable, accounts payable, accounting and reporting, expense compliance, payroll and internal controls functions.  The Finance Initiatives & Business Information Systems Senior Analyst is part of the AFS Initiatives Team within the Controllership organization.

Key Responsibilities include: 
  • Supporting special projects across the Controllership organization including, process automation and optimization efforts
  • Supporting pre and post merger integration activities
  • Analyzing reporting data across various finance business systems
  • Supporting design, implementation and testing of reporting in coordination with Finance and IT
  • Performing root cause analysis on escalated issues/defects
  • Supporting financial system testing on an as needed basis
  • Leading initiative to track, manage and resolve AFS suspense




Basic Qualifications:
  • US Citizenship
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1 year experience in any of the following
    • Supporting accounting or finance initiatives
    • Systems implementation
    • Data analytics
    • Finance systems
  • Advanced Excel skills (VLOOKUPS, Pivot Tables, SUMIFs, Data Analysis)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Strong attention to detail
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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, Federal Acquisition Regulation, and/or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint, Deltek T&E, Congnos Enterprise Reporting and/or Concur
  • Proven ability to work creatively, analytically and independently in a problem-solving environment 
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Experience with business systems consulting/implementation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

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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