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DoD Internal Controls Consultant

Normal, USA
Closing date
Jul 25, 2024

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

Travel Required :
Up to 10%

Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Secret
What You Will Do :

Experienced Internal Control Consultant will support the overall execution of the agency's compliance efforts with regards to OMB Circular A-123, Government Accountability Office, and various other laws and regulations. The Consultant will be responsible to help drive various activities such as risk assessment, internal controls testing, and Statement of Assurance process. The Consultant must be detail-oriented, highly organized, and a skilled communicator, familiar with Federal financial management, ready to fill a client-facing role in a fast-paced environment. The Consultant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
  • Manage own workload to produce work products in accordance with project timelines.
  • Assist with preparing OMB Circular A-123 assessment scoping documents, kick-off meeting materials, and project plans/timeline.
  • Perform business process risk assessments and design risk-based test procedures.
  • Develop, review, and update new or existing business process cycle memorandums.
  • Prepare walkthrough questionnaires, coordinate scheduling of walkthroughs with various sites, lead/oversee walkthroughs, document information obtained, and request Provided by Client (PBCs) documentation.
  • Perform end-to-end walkthroughs of business processes, documenting business processes and controls, testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, and reporting on deficiencies.
  • Request and review documentation to identify controls and/or test that controls are in place and functioning.
  • Assess the impact of new guidance on financial operations and supporting the implementation of new guidance.
  • Apply a variety of analytical, problem-solving, and reporting skills and techniques
  • Produce a variety of communications from informal email interactions with clients to formal memos, issue papers, presentations, and others.
  • Support stakeholder engagement, understanding, and relationships.
  • Synthesize information quickly and learning new skills.
  • Conduct research to investigate client needs and work collaboratively with your team to formulate and recommend solutions.
  • Produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables in accordance with project timelines.
  • Create and edit technical and non-technical written work products and graphical presentations.
  • Participate in client-facing discussions and meetings.

What You Will Need :
  • US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain SECRET federal security clearance.
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or business management related field from an accredited institution. (Advanced Degree may waive YOE requirement)
  • Minimum one (1) year experience supporting audit readiness, audit remediation, internal controls, financial processes, and/or accounting in accordance with GAAP, SFFAS, OMB policies for Federal Government Agencies or large or large, complex companies (greater than 1,000) employees

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • SECRET federal security clearance.
  • Experience performing financial statement audits, Internal Controls / MICP services or audit remediation and sustainment services within DoD, another Federal Government agency, or large (1000+ personnel) commercial organizations.
  • One of the following professional certifications: CPA, CISA, CIA, CGFM or CDFM.

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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