Senior Accounting Specialist
Senior Accounting Specialist Experts Engaged in Delivering Their Best - This is the cornerstone of our service-oriented culture and why we seek the best talent to be part of our team! GCS, Inc. has an exciting opening for a Senior Accounting Specialist to support our DoD client in McLean, VA! This position will assist in leveraging public sector and government accounting expertise to help analyze the current Accounting Management Structure, develop accounting system improvements, and support audibility oversight. Position Description: Develop and maintain an accounting statement oversight plans and reporting tools for the IC components that identifies the key milestones, critical pathways, and timeframes for all IC components to obtain an unqualified audit opinion on financial statements Develop accounting policies and procedures for the IC to include IC-wide accounting efforts, standardization of accounting codes and practices, identification of best practices, and establishment of a resource reference library Develop accounting models and prepare documentation as required, including, but not limited to, process flows, corrective action plans, milestone schedules, policies/procedures and other plans Document new processes, policies, procedures and estimating methodologies needed to implement new accounting models that are US Standard General Ledger (USSGL) compliant and improve the accuracy, reliability, and compliance of the financial statements and reporting Responsible for accounting analysis, financial information, and reporting results; accounting plans and strategies; enterprise-wide financial guidelines, accounting methodologies and standard processes; business cases for core financial feeder systems and related financial IT investments and financial data security vulnerability assessments and recommendations to mitigate risks Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Must possess a current, active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph Minimum of 10 years of experience working with federal financial statement auditing, accounting internal controls compliance, and/or federal financial statement preparation and analysis. Minimum of 10 years of experience with the Federal Government, with at least 1 year of experience with one or more of the Intelligence Community members (experience within IC need not be concurrent but must equate to at least 1 year) Minimum of 5 years of audit experience in accordance with Yellow Book Standards (experience need not be concurrent but must equate to 5 years) Education/Training Required: Bachelor s degree in business, accounting or finance Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) or Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) GCS, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.