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Financial Management Internal Controls Senior Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Bowie
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: .
Responsibilities

This role will support a Government agency within the homeland security enterprise with opportunities to expand your support to other national security-related organizations. Specific initiatives and work products that this role supports include:--- Supporting annual internal control planning efforts to determine the scope of internal control assessment efforts and testing to be performed.--- Evaluating internal controls over financial reporting (ICOFR) and internal controls over operations in line with OMB Circular A-123 for a range of financial and business process areas, to including performing end-to-end walkthroughs of business processes, documenting business processes and controls, testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, and reporting on deficiencies.--- Supporting the development and execution of corrective action plans and broader remediation strategies designed to address internal control and audit deficiencies and strengthen financial processes.--- Providing risk management program support to include maintaining the agency's financial and operational risk register, and preparation of the annual Statement of Assurance completed by the head of the agency.--- Providing a broad range of financial statement audit and audit risk management and remediation support that support the agency's goals to maintain a clean audit opinion and improve internal controls.--- Assessing the impact of new guidance on financial operations and supporting the implementation of new guidance when applicable.More broadly, this team member will be engaged in a diverse set of project-specific tasks covering a broad set of consulting capabilities, including:--- Apply a variety of analytical, problem-solving, and reporting skills and techniques--- Documenting and evaluating business processes and making recommendations for process improvements--- Producing a variety of communications from informal email interactions with clients to formal memos, issue papers, presentations, executive briefings, and others--- Conducting research to investigate client problems and work collaboratively with your team to formulate and recommend solutions--- Assist clients in analyzing projects and programs to identify risks and help develop, apply, and monitor mitigations--- Support clients in collecting and analyzing data, producing models and visualizations, and draw conclusions from the data to improve decision-making--- Analyze and help develop and/or improve policies and procedures for a variety of programs and operational needsIn addition to client-facing responsibilities, this role will support important activities that contribute to the growth of our business, strengthen internal Guidehouse operations, and create a positive work environment for all Guidehouse employees. Some of these activities include but are not limited to:--- Assisting in business development activities, such as identifying potential client needs and ways Guidehouse can assist, developing proposals and white papers, participating in client and internal account meetings, and more--- Participating in Guidehouse's programs for coaching and mentoring staff--- Assisting in the development of learning and development materials, courses, and presentations to help Guidehouse employees expand and strengthen their skills--- Support Guidehouse programs and initiatives for recruiting top talent to the company
Qualifications

Required: ---- 3 years or more experience in financial/accounting operations, documenting business acquisition processes, documenting and assessing internal controls through testing, including an assessment of compliance with laws and regulations, performing root cause analyses, developing Corrective Action Plans and remediation activities, providing internal controls training, establishing internal control oversight, and experience with using Microsoft SharePoint. --- An advanced degree or certification such as a CPA may be substituted for one year of experience--- Understanding of OMB and GAO requirements related to internal controls planning, testing, and reporting as well as Federal Manager's Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA).--- Experience managing multiple work streams affecting all aspects of the A-123 process.--- US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance is contractually required. ---- Bachelors degree is contractually required. - -Preferred: -Demonstrates proven knowledge and success in advising federal clients in improving internal controls over financial reporting and operations and meeting the requirements of related federal guidance and requirements, including: OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A, B, and C, the GAO Green Book, the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA), and Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 (PIIA). These requirements should be evidenced when performing the following actions:--- Federal accounting, including the United States Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and Treasury Financial Manual, and knowledge of Federal Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA),--- Federal audit support, audit liaison, corrective action planning, and remediation,--- Risk assessment and risk management, and--- Implementation of new federal guidance into existing federal programs.Demonstrates proven thorough abilities in the following areas:--- Internal control assessments;--- Entity level controls, risk management, and fraud risk assessments;--- Supporting management control programs;--- Understanding deficiencies communicated by the auditor, tracking audit PBC requests, responding to audit requests, developing corrective action plans, and executing remediation--- CPA or CGFM preferred -
Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Disclaimer

About GuidehouseGuidehouse -is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. -Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. -If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact -Guidehouse -Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at -. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. -Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. -Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse -offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. -Benefits include:

Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Keywords: Guidehouse, Bowie , Financial Management Internal Controls Senior Consultant, Executive , Bowie, Maryland

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