Accountant - Advanced

Are you interested in building your career in an evolving and exciting business environment? Consider a career within our US federal government consulting practice. Work side by side supporting our US Federal Government clients such as Missile Defense Agency, NASA, Army Space and Missile Command or other Federal Agencies in the Huntsville area. A minimum DOD Secret clearance is required to apply. Join us, and play a key role in helping to design our clients' roadmap to the future!

Work you'll do

As an advanced accountant supporting Deloitte's federal government practice you will lead and execute tasks associated with performance of financial aspects of accounting and will apply accounting theories, concepts, principles, and standards for financial transactions in support of complex weapon system efforts. This scope includes activities such as:

  • Assist with audit readiness briefings and prepare property progress reports, supporting related meetings with stakeholders.
  • Prepare Appendix A-123 Narratives and Flowcharts. Prepare results of risk assessments, test plans, control assessments, corrective action plans for property. Prepare quarterly financial statements data calls for property valuations
  • Support Managers' Internal Control Program (MICP). Assist with the preparation of the Annual Statement of Assurance (SoA). Develop and prepare guidance and templates for the annual assurance process. Conduct MICP specific training, including one-on-one sessions, for newly appointed assessors. Update and maintain SOPs, instructions, and websites.
  • Assist with development, update, and reconciliation of monthly reports and briefings. Prepare financial reports on obligations and disbursements, and perform reconciliation on funds balance with treasury and accounts receivable.
  • Assist with research and analysis of Unsupported Accounting Entries (UAEs) quarterly.
  • Prepare analysis of the Mechanization of Contracts Automated System (MOCAS) Accounts Payable accrual transactions for financial statement reporting
  • Maintain Negative Unliquidated Obligation and Unmatched Disbursements (NULO/UMD) reports. Respond to customer inquiries.
  • Assist with contract reconciliation and close-out processes, including researching payments, tracking missing invoice payments, identifying and clearing erroneous postings, and developing reports documenting corrections.

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance (at a minimum) is required
  • BA/BS in Related Field and 10 years' experience or MA/MS in Related Field and 7 years' experience
  • Experience leading and executing the design, development, operation, or inspection of accounting systems; analyzing and interpreting data, records, and reports; or advising or assisting management on financial management matters.
  • Specialized or related knowledge in Accounting such as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • Experience of working independently and leading teams in solving complex problems
  • Experience of providing daily supervision and direction to support teams.
  • Experience with analyzing Federal Government financial accounting data

Preferred:

  • DoD Agency or organization experience, such as Missile Defense Agency (strongly preferred)
  • Experience with Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS), MOCAS, Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) requirements, Computerized Accounts payable System-Windows Version (CAPS-W)
  • Professional services or federal consulting experience

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

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