|Reference # : ||19-00362
||Title : ||Staff Consultant|
|Position Type : ||Contract|
|Experience Level : ||
||Start Date / End Date : ||04/01/2019 / 03/31/2020
| Description |
Must be a US Citizen who currently possesses a DoD Secret Clearance or higher)
General Experience andQualities:
- Creative, collaborative, and detail-oriented; good communicator/listener in-person and through available media
- Demonstrates responsibility for the factual accuracy and thoroughness of analysis, appropriateness of analytic methods/design, and the clarity and validity of interpretations and recommendations.
- Comfortable preparing communication briefs, progress and status reporting (e.g., in PowerPoint or interactive visualization) with minimal supervision and presenting briefs to both team/engagement and client senior leadership.
- Ability to multi-task and function in a fluid, fast-paced and dynamic environment.
- Comfortable working both in teams and independently; organized, "outside the box” thinker; proactive and self-motivated; a team player with an "all hands on deck” mentality.
- Must be flexible, able to multi-task and change direction on a moment's notice and accepts this as operating in a high-performing team structure.
- Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); additional proficiency in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio preferred.
Staff Consultant (BA)
The ideal candidate will also possess thefollowing:
- Relevant professional experience in federal accounting, financial management, and business operations.
- Demonstrated experience performing client interviews and detailed walkthroughs to document the business policies, processes and procedures.
- Demonstrate experience developing new policies, procedures or process documentation to address identified gaps and existing audit findings and deficiencies.
- Individuals should demonstrate the ability to provide professional advice to the client to help interpret existing accounting policies, laws and directives provided by DoD and/or other federal regulatory agencies. These "to be” SOPs will be documented for future implementation by the Department.
- The focus of the new SOPs relate to operational accounting and are performed on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually basis.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the Client States Standard General Ledger (USSGL), the DoD Standard Chart of Accounts (SCOA) and the DoD Standard Financial Information Structure (SFIS).
- Bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration or other relevant business related field with a major in accounting, finance, economics or management information systems accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
One or more of the following certifications arepreferred:
- Ability to provide authoritative policy interpretations and functional recommendations on accounting issues and provide resolutions that maintain the system integrity and are consistent with generally accepted accounting standards.
- Analytical ability to undertake assessments of complex issues relating to accounting theory, policy, and systems design, development, and integration.
- Professional and comprehensive knowledge of financial management sufficient to conduct difficult assignments involving interfaces and inter-relationships between and among programs, systems, functions, policies.
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
- Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM)
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)