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Senior Federal Internal Control Consultant

McLean, USA
Closing date
May 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Family :
Finance & Accounting Consulting

Travel Required :

Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust
What You Will Do :
Our finance professionals help our federal clients transform their business processes, improve internal controls, improve efficiency of operations, increase transparency and performance management, and to comply with Federal laws and regulations. We provide technical and coordination support over internal control assessments, corrective action planning, audit liaison support, project management, and technical support in the areas of Internal Control Over Financial Reporting.

The nature of our projects is extremely fluid and requires self-motivated individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals. Project members are provided the opportunity to interact with our clients' senior management, as well as the opportunity to enhance their skills in the area of technical competency, business development, client service and people development. Project members will provide specialized experience and knowledge in internal controls, financial management, process analysis, risk management and performance measurement to support/contribute to project activities

What You Will Need :
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust;
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Information Systems, Business Administration or Certified Public Accountant.
  • 4+ years of experience in financial management, audit remediation, internal controls or related audit services;
  • Ability to understand client needs, participate within a team environment, and communicate throughout internal and external network in a manner that allows for successful execution of tasks;
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to participate in client-facing discussions and meetings;
  • Ability to understand and analyze the impact of internal control assessment results on the Agency;
  • Understanding of and experience conducting internal control assessments and testing in accordance with OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A requirements;
  • Experience working in teams to produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; and
  • Willingness to learn and participate in business development activities and internal firm objectives

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Demonstrated knowledge and success in advising federal clients in improving internal controls over financial reporting and meeting the requirements of related federal guidance and requirements, including: OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A 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);
  • Experience understanding deficiencies communicated by the auditor, tracking audit PBC requests, responding to audit requests, developing corrective action plans, and executing remediation with a focus on internal controls over financial reporting and management financial statement assertions;
  • Experience evaluating/testing internal controls, performing financial statement audits (preferably for a Government agency), or providing audit readiness support;
  • Federal accounting, the Treasury Financial Manual, and knowledge of Federal Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA);
  • Experience with Internal control over financial reporting and operations improvements, and related business process improvement;
  • Experience with Entity level controls, risk management, and fraud risk assessments;
  • Implementation of new federal guidance into existing federal programs; and
  • Federal audit support, audit liaison, corrective action planning, and remediation experience

What We Offer :

Guidehouse 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 Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Student Loan PayDown
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse 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.

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