Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA or San Antonio, TX
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. 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.
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A Functional Business Support Associate who will be the business architects of AFS financial systems. You will provide consultative functional expertise at the intersection of Finance and IT. Operationally, you will work to ensure that AFS people, processes, procedures, and technology remain Fit for Federal. You will lead in the “New” by identifying opportunities to leverage disruptive technologies, improving enterprise automation and efficiency.
Ensure the people, process and technology solution remains Fit for Federal
Audit response and support the AFS Functional Security space
Customer service, driving resolution of escalated defects/incidents and Root Cause Analysis
Supporting business process improvement throughout the finance organization
Leading and/or coordinating testing initiatives and liaising with IT counterparts
Lead continuous improvement opportunities and support business case development for enhancements as process re-engineer
Interface with IT to test and implement Operations and Security special projects and enhancements
Data Reconciliations and Analysis
Lead documentation management and analysis for Access Review Processes
Manage the change control process for Procedures, Manuals and Controls, assessing cross-business impact
Development of test plans, testing of enhancements, defect fixes, and system upgrades to ensure functional integrity of product releases
Manage the application security approval process and quarterly/semi-annual reviews of access for each application with business leads
Drive resolution of escalated defects and Root Cause Analysis
Provide content knowledge for cross-business functional training
Here's what you need:
Pursuing a degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Information Systems
Basic Accounting knowledge
Exposure to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Exposure to PC software applications including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint Sites
Additional required skills:
Attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Good analytical skills
Good organizational and multi-tasking skills
Good time management skills
Good oral and written communication skills
Eagerness to learn and grow with an organization
Bonus points if you have:
Experience with CostPoint
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Interpersonal skills including active listening
Ability to lead small defined initiative, effort, processes, etc.
Problem Solving Skills
Ability to work independently
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $37,600 - $52,199 and information on benefits offered is here.
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