Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA or San Antonio, TX
 
We are:
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.
 

You are:

A Pricing/CDTS Analyst who will support pricing activities at either a specific account (deployed) or across AFS (centralized).  You will work closely with Pricing/CDTS Specialists and Managers reviewing the solicitation, developing the internal economic model, and preparing cost/price volumes in compliance with solicitation instructions, FAR requirements, disclosed Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), agency particular requirements, GAAP requirements and AFS Policies.

The work:

  • Provide financial support for shaping, structuring and closing transactions; including working proactively with clients and Accenture management to ensure compelling business cases for both the client and for Accenture
  • Prepare consistent financial deliverables that are accurate and compliant with Accenture policies, GAAP, and Government standards
  • Assist the proposal team on financial aspects for management approvals, work to identify the underlying costs associated with an offering, and drive the financial modeling efforts to determine the costing, pricing, client capital financing and overall profitability for Accenture
  • Develop business volume proposal responses and contract pricing activities in response to Request for Quotations (RFQ), Request for Proposals (RFP), and Invitations to Bid (ITB)
  • Prepare contract proposals as a result of contract modifications, requests for equitable adjustments, and terminations for convenience
  • Ensure that Point of Sale (POS) financial knowledge is transitioned to Client Financial Management (CFM) and Project Set-up as well as maintain the POS documentation for all proposals for traceability back to the original
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Qualifications

Here's what you need:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • Minimum GPA 2.75 out of 4.0
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong financial accumen

Bonus Points if you have: 

  • Masters or Finance/Accounting Certification
  • 3 months of finance-related work or internship experience
  • Advanced Excel skills      
  • Awareness of Federal government contracting and procurement regulations
  • Understanding of Cost Type, T&M, and Fixed Price contract types
  • Familiarity with reading and interpreting government documents (RFP, RFQ, SOW, etc.)              
  • Familiarity with the General Services Administration (GSA) schedule pricing
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team              
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Detail-oriented, organized and highly motivated
  • Excellent verbal & written communication
Important Information
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.

Locations

TX - San Antonio,VA - Arlington
COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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