Data Scientist, Managing Consultant - Financial Management

Chantilly, VA
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 17, 2021
Full Time
Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: Responsibilities Our Advanced Analytics & Intelligent Automation team members help clients maximize the value of their data and automate business processes. This high performing team works with clients to implement the full spectrum of data analytics and data science, from data querying and data wrangling, to data visualization and dashboarding, to predictive analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence as well as robotic process automation (RPA). Our services enable our clients to define their information strategy, enable mission critical insights and data-driven decision making, reduce cost and complexity, increase trust, and improve operational effectiveness. Job Description/Responsibilities: Our consultants focus on client services, while also supporting business development, internal firm initiatives, and ongoing professional development. Providing data science services in support of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and financial management Qualifications Required: Clearance: Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. 5+ years of Federal financial management and/or Federal financial accounting experience. 3+ years of supervisory experience BS/BA in Data Science, Data Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Economics or similar quantitative/computational discipline OR in Finance with quantitative concentration. Selecting and applying the appropriate analytical techniques. Significant experience with development and diagnostics of various data science methods, such as: statistical analysis, predictive modelling, simulation, machine learning, Natural Language Processing, etc. Wrangling, querying, and analyzing large and complex data sets, and experience with SQL Focus and Teradata. Proficiency in an analytics programming language such as R or Python. Visualization skills with tools such as Tableau, Power BI, R Shiny. Demonstrated knowledge of Federal financial statements and working knowledge of reviewing OMB and Treasury guidance regarding general purpose and reclassified financial statements. Understanding of and experience supporting Federal OCFO concerns, such as: compliance, risk, audit, internal controls, data quality, system data reconciliation, budget, reporting, business processes improvement, etc. Demonstrated experience with management and execution of projects, and providing guidance and direction on specific tasks / sub-tasks. Experience leading teams, driving initiatives, coaching and providing guidance. Supporting clients by identifying and addressing needs, building relationships, demonstrating flexibility and communication skills. Preferred: MS/MA in Data Science, Data Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or similar quantitative/computational discipline. Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) certification. Business development including RFP/RFQ/RFI responses and white papers. Additional Requirements This position may require travel The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Disclaimer 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. Rewards and Benefits 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 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 Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities Skills Development & Certifications Employee Referral Program Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive