Consultant - Fraud and Risk Assessment

Censeo Consulting Group

Job Description

Position Description:

Censeo is seeking a Consultant to support USAC in completing Fraud and Risk assessments of their USF Programs . The four USF programs (High Cost, Lifeline, Rural Health Care, and Schools and Libraries) provide funding for the expansion of telecommunications and broadband access to rural communities and health care facilities, schools and libraries across the country, and low income households.In this role you will combine program management, people management, communication, facilitation, problem-solving, and analytical skills to guide our teams to develop impactful solutions for our Federal clients. Consultants are responsible for a discrete part of the problem solving on each project. They play an important role on the project teams: performing critical analyses, contributing to final recommendations, and often presenting their work to Censeo and client leadership. Some responsibilities include:

  • Support all aspects of client engagements from scope definition to delivery

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of data into meaningful insights

  • Develop knowledge of client issues, needs, and context

  • Share insights and results in easily digestible manner in both written format and through interactions with team/clients

  • Demonstrate initiative and effectively manages own time and schedule

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • BA/BS required with strong academic background. Advanced degree preferred but not required.

  • 2+ years? experience in a top-tier federal consulting environment or relevant industry

  • 2+ years of experience performing risk assessments

  • 2+ years of experience working in fraud detection in government programs

  • Understands the requirements, environmental factors, organizations, activities, constraints, risks, and motivations impacting federal clients

  • Superior creative problem-solving, analytical, and quantitative skills

  • Knowledge and appreciation of business concepts

  • Strong knowledge of spreadsheet and presentation software

  • Ability to work effectively on projects with demanding deadlines in a team environment

  • Effective communication skills with an ability to share and synthesize knowledge

  • Occasional travel will be required

Position Particulars:

  • Travel minimum of 0-10%; may increase based on business needs

  • This is an exempt, full-time position

Work Requirements:

Essential Mental Functions

  • Comprehension

  • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints

  • Organization

  • Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology

  • Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term and long-term basis

  • Reasoning and Decision Making

  • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department?s credibility, operations, and services

  • Communication

  • Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information

  • Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone; requires ability to hear and speak effectively on phone 4 of 4

  • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others accurately, loudly, and quickly

  • Ability to make informal presentations, inside and/or outside the organization. Speaking before groups

  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact, etc., and/or to make presentations outside the immediate work area

  • Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact, etc., and/or to make formal presentations

  • Mathematics

  • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes

  • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models

Essential Physical Functions

  • Sitting: Particularly for sustained periods of time

  • Light Carrying: Physically transporting items weighing less than 15 pounds from one location to another

About Censeo:

Censeo Consulting Group, a management consulting firm, is an advisor and partner to management teams who lead some of the largest and most complex organizations in the world. Our key areas of expertise include operations improvement, acquisition strategy, organization effectiveness, and IT strategy with a strong Federal footprint. Censeo is rapidly growing and has been recognized for our unique approach, culture, and values:

  • 2020 Forbes Best Management Consulting Firms in America

  • 2019 Ivy Exec #7 Overall Boutique Consulting Firm and #6 Top Consulting Firms for Culture

  • 2018 Consulting Magazine Best Small Firms to Work For

  • 2017 Vault #12 Best Boutique Consulting Firm

  • 2016 Forbes Best Management Consulting Firms in America

  • 2015 Washington Business Journal?s Philanthropy List

Censeo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

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