Accenture Federal - Accounting Advisory Specialist in Miami, Florida

Title: Federal - Accounting Advisory Specialist Location: USA-Southeast Job Number: 00472153

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

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The Federal Accounting Advisory Specialist will support the project's business process documentation and internal control testing efforts through their expertise of federal financial environments and operations. The team member must process a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and best practices. They will provide guidance on finance business processes, internal controls, and Financial Management Systems in support of our clients' efforts to produce auditable financial statements.

On a daily basis, the Federal Accounting Advisory Specialist will be expected to:

  • Serve as an expert on auditing processes/best practices and provide recommendations to improve the financial management infrastructure and environment

  • Interact with the client and users around specific work efforts and deliverables

  • Be able to understand the client's financial operations for specific business processes

  • Document and map processes and internal controls

  • Develop test plans to verify the accountability of various business segments

  • Perform multi-purpose testing on USSGL account balances to identify substantive, compliance, and internal control issues

  • Document findings and recommendations to remediate finance and accounting issues

  • Supervise teams of Analysts


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in one or more of the following capabilities: federal accounting and/or auditing, federal financial statement audits, audit/internal controls testing

  • Minimum 1 year of experience with Visio

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Information Systems or a related field

Preferred Skills

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or eligible, CISA, CDFM, CGFM, CFA, CFE, and/or CIA strongly preferred

  • Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) experience

  • High-Profile audit experience

  • Desire to perform in a fast-paced role

  • Interest/experience in Business Modeling

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.

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