Federal - Pricing Corporate Development and Transaction Services Analyst

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA or Chantilly, VA

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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.

A Pricing/CDTS Analyst supports pricing activities at either a specific account (deployed) or across AFS (centralized). A Pricing/CDTS Analyst works 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. Specific responsibilities include:

  • 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

    + Basic qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelors or equivalent university/college degree in a relevant field (accounting, finance, economics)
    • Minimum GPA 3.0 out of 4.0
    • No previous work experience required
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Knowledge of MS Office Suite [Excel, Word, PowerPoint]
    • Detail-oriented, organized and highly motivated
    • Strong financial acumen
    • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
    • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

    Preferred Skills:
    • Excellent verbal & written communication
    • 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

    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.

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