Financial Management Suppport ConsultantGrant Thornton5/15/2020 9:32:54 AMJOB ID: 046945Specialty: Boston, Massachusetts Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Financial Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Contractor shall provide financial management support services. Support services include but are not limited to: Assisting, preparing, developing and delivering support for acquisition- related financial management processes governed by client Comptroller policy. Providing technical expertise regarding DoD acquisition phases (DoD 5000.2) and of the relevant DoD financial management regulations (DoD 7000.14, all relevant volumes) associated with budgeting and financing acquisition and sustainment programs. Providing technical expertise and instructions which address budgetary processes, accounting methods and coding practices and appropriation types. Providing technical expertise on fiscal policy controls regarding the purpose of each appropriation, availability of the appropriation for new obligations or prior year obligation adjustments and budget authority limits for ensuring compliance with legal limitation controls. Providing technical expertise for financial management across multiple programs in their acquisition life cycle to include pre-engineering development, engineering development, testing, fielding and sustainment. Providing technical expertise to multiple funds control and governance processes such as, but not limited to, investment BA, O&M BA, reimbursable BA, annual authority, quarterly authority, reprogramming authority, legal limitations and statutory floors or ceilings. Providing technical expertise on financial management and accounting functions, processes and analytical methods and techniques to gather, analyze, evaluate and present information required by program or project managers and customers. Preparing program budgets, reports and financial documentation; draw conclusions and draft solutions to funding/budgeting requirements & problems relating to improvement of financial management effectiveness, work methods, financial systems, and procedure efficiency. Performing budget forecasting tasks, variance identification and analysis, program or financial execution reporting and reviews, schedule analysis, earned value management (EVM) analysis and/or provide recommendations to the program office on all matters relating to budget, schedule or EVM. Identifying accounting discrepancies and take appropriate corrective actions. Compiling division level financial material from a variety of sources in support of various tasks and requirements for financial metrics, Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) compliant audits, management internal control program, self- assessment program and routine reporting. Advising or assisting with the development of program specific funds management documentation and/or assist in the execution of automated models and control techniques to aid decision making. This may include generating funding, forecasting, programming and budget information and documentation using applicable databases and software. Preparing, developing and/or assisting with financial papers, briefings or other inputs to support various events, such as but not limited to, Budget Execution Review (BER), Integrated Baseline Review (IBR), Milestone Decision Review (MDR), Monthly Activity Report (MAR), Program Management Review (PMR), Acquisition Strategy Plan (ASP) and/or Integrated Product Team (IPT) risk assessments. Drafting financial data documentation for submission to the Government financial lead/analyst, such as but not limited to, Procurement Documents [P-DOCS], Research Test Development and Evaluation Documents [R-DOCS] and Program Objective Memorandum (POM). Providing status of approved, deferred and released funds using new or existing organizational formats. Identifying, preparing and assisting with correction of posting errors in financial records. Drafting a variety of funding documents in support of unit/organizational programs, such as but not limited to, Purchase Requests (PRs), Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), project orders and other financial documents IAW FM policy and regulations. Generating, maintaining, and documenting an independent audit trail to track, record and report the status of each funding document to ensure proper use of all funds (active, expired and cancelled). Submitting to Government financial lead/analyst for approval/review. Generating and delivering quick-turnaround “what-if” funding drill assessments and/or provide data retrieval and analysis for ad-hoc reporting requirements or other data calls. Supporting client exercises and simulations designed to assess the unit’s ability to support real-world scenarios in a compliant and timely manner. Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Secret Clearance required Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC), Budget Execution (Public Sector) experience Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field. Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees. U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required. Travel may be required. Ability to work overtime required on occasion. Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally. Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements. Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC (“Grant Thornton Public Sector”), based in Arlington, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.
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Requisition ID: 046945
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