Staff Consultant - Financial Management
Federal Advisory Partners (F|A|P) is a certified Small Business that is part of the transformation occurring in the healthcare industry which focuses on improving overall quality, achieving better patient outcomes, and lowering costs. F|A|P works collaboratively with clients to provide a broad array of consultative services in both public and private sector organizations to solve critical management problems and implement sustainable transformational initiatives to achieve organizational success. Federal Advisory Partners is looking for a Staff Consultant, to engage in financial management consulting work. F|A|P is the destination for passionate, results-oriented professionals, committed to delivering high quality solutions. Responsibilities We are looking for action-oriented, highly collaborative individuals with fresh ideas and the desire and ability to engage and inspire others to achieve extraordinary results. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assist with audit remediation or audit readiness efforts by creating, documenting, measuring, enhancing and improving financial management and accounting operations utilizing visual mapping techniques with clear and concise supporting narratives.Perform a gap analysis of the As-Is financial processes to the future state using project tools and document the gaps identified.Identify processes that are inefficient, non-compliant with financial policy/guidance, and not auditable and document recommendations for process improvement.Create risk assessments to identify and prioritize financial risks. Assist with developing risk mitigation strategies for client approval.Review key accounting standards to ensure processes and controls are compliant with policy. Familiarity with accounting standards such as the Treasury's Financial Manual (TFM), The United States Standardized General Ledger (USSGL) standard, the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) standards, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Yellow and Green Books.Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) within all functional areas of finance (budget formulation, budget execution, financial operations, financial reporting).Support the development financial internal controls (IC) to support process improvement and audit readiness assessments.Perform monthly and quarterly financial reporting tasks such as financial statement variance analysis, financial reconciliations, researching of abnormal balances, and creation/review of financial statements.Manage and analyze large sets of financial data to produce financial reports, analytics, and trends. Report to the client on key financial trends and impacts to operations.Support the development of financial quality assurance (QA) measures and oversight reporting on accounting operations.Assist with facilitating in-person and remote workgroup meetings with successful mediation practices.Ability to communicate with the client on work products including corrective action recommendations, financial reporting trends, analytic results and impacts to operations etc. Qualifications Bachelor's degree is required, ideally in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related field4-6 successful years of experience with accounting, budgeting, financial process standardization, process improvement, financial statement reporting, and financial management consulting - Government financial management experience preferred Ability to obtain a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificationAbility to manage multiple tasks and work independently Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to present information to both technical and non--technical audiencesGreat attention to detail with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skillsSelf-directed and eager to tackle new projects and generate innovative ideasWillingness to learn and grow with the organization Become Part of Our Team - Apply Today! Federal Advisory Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.