Senior Finanical Specialist (VA--103)
Kearney & Company provides a variety of financial services to the Federal Government, including financial statement audits, IT audits, and various consulting services and is consistently rated a Best Place to Work. One of the top CPA firms in the country, Kearney & Company is ideal for those looking to grow their careers.Kearney & Company is currently seeking a Senior Financial Specialist to develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and assess clients' satisfaction, demonstrate proficiency with accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations. This position requires a mastery of process documentation, risk assessment, data analysis, and writing skills.Required Skills:Serve as technical expert for Government financial information management.Provide technical interpretation of financial policy and concepts underlying Federal accounting and reporting regulations and procedural requirements.Prepare report, studies, and documentation, deliver presentations, and participates in meetings.Knowledge of the principles of project management and professional accounting; and a broad technical knowledge of Federal accounting, budgeting, reporting, and financial management principles, practices, and requirement.Assist in budget formulation activities ensuring that the budget prepared is consistent with financial division direction and is coded in accordance with New Financial Environment (NFE) standards.Prepare Monthly Variance Reports that detail expenses versus budget for both Steady State and Initiative line items.Review NFE reports to identify any items that require adjustments and prepare DOF forms needed to incorporate these adjustments.Provide the NFE data needed to support the development of monthly expense reports and projections.Support the accruals process by maintaining an accruals form that contains validation tables for NFE chart field entries, preparing entries for wireless, data network, and telephone expenses and reviewing entries for multiple branches submissions.Refine and employ financial management tools including a historical budget/expense data repository and an automated procedure that processes preliminary accrual files to determine the resultant financial position in advance of formal accrual submission.Review procurement requests and provide NFE chart field information that is needed.Required Experience:Bachelor's degree BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and a minimum of 9 years of Federal accounting and auditing experience. CPA preferred Experience with operational accounting, reconciliation, project burn and cost to budget Experience with improving financial procedures and processes. Knowledge of MS Excel including advanced features such as Pivot Tables, Lookup Tables, and Validation Experience with Enterprise Financial Packages-preferably PeopleSoft (Accounts Payable module - NFE)Kearney & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, regarding accessibility of our website, a modification or adjustment of the job application or interview process due to a disability, please call 703-236-2391 or email Please be advised that this contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of an application.