Accounting and Data Consultant

Washington, DC
Nov 29, 2021
Dec 01, 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 The Accounting and Data Consultant will support workstreams in the General Ledger organization to provide financial management process improvement and technology solutions to accounting business processes. This includes leveraging SharePoint and Power BI to collect and visualize data to demonstrate the results of analyses and improved decision making. The Consultant will support workstreams around financial analysis, financial reporting, PP&E and UDO validation and testing across a dynamic team bringing accounting, technology and process improvement expertise to the client. Qualifications Required: Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire. Minimum Years of Relevant Experience: 3 Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree Security Clearance: an Active Top Secret Audit experience required Possesses strong oral and written communication skills Heightened attention to detail, and the ability to create and edit technical and non-technical written work products and graphical presentations Ability to view problems from multiple angles and apply a variety of solutions to solving them Ability to participate in client-facing discussions and meetings Ability to synthesize information quickly and learn new skills Experience working in teams to produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables in a fast-paced environment Preferred: Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting Licence/Certification(s) Preferred: Current Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CISA), Project Management Professional (PMP), or other applicable certification Knowledge of and experience with Federal financial management activities, including but not necessarily limited to: Federal financial statement audits; financial risk management, financial policy, federal accounting. Knowledge of and experience advising Federal clients on applications of OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A, the GAO Green Book and the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990. Momentum, SharePoint and PowerBI experience preferred Federal accounting, including the United States Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and Treasury Financial Manual, and knowledge of Federal Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA) Desire to support public sector clients with a national security mission Passionate about reinvesting in the company you work for and representing the company's brand Additional Requirements 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 Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus 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