Federal - Accounting Advisory Consultant



Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. 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.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world's leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast-the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

The Federal Financial Accounting Advisory Consultant will serve as a member of a large project team and will support the client's financial improvement and audit compliance goals through a variety of work streams. The team member will have a strong background in performing audits of Federal agencies, including drafting work papers/NFRs, developing audit test plans, analyzing financial statements, and evaluating internal controls. The team member will be required to possess a working knowledge of financial reporting business processes, DoD accounting or auditing, internal controls, and financial management systems in support of our clients' efforts to produce auditable financial statements.



    + Basic qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • 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
    • 1 year of experience with Visio
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business, Information Systems or a related field
    • Minimum 2 years experience of FIAR (Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness)
    • US Citizenship Required


    Preferred Skills:

    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or eligible, CISA, CDFM, CGFM, CFA, CFE, and/or CIA strongly preferred
    • High-Profile audit experience
    • Desire to perform in a fast-paced role
    • Interest/experience in Business Modeling


    A n 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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