Federal Internal Control Consultant

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and
commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build
trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at


Our professionals help our clients transform their business processes, improve
internal controls, improve efficiency of operations, increase transparency and
performance management, and to comply with Federal laws and regulations. The
nature of our projects is extremely fluid and requires self-motivated
individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of
highly skilled professionals. Project members are provided the opportunity to
interact with our clients' senior management, as well as the opportunity to
enhance their skills in the area of technical competency, business development,
client service and people development.



Minimum Years of Experience: 1+

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor s degree

US citizenship is contractually required

Demonstrates proven knowledge and success in advising federal clients in
improving internal controls over financial reporting and meeting the
requirements of related federal guidance and requirements, including : OMB
Circular A-123, Appendix A and C, the GAO Green Book, the Chief Financial
Officers Act of 1990, Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act of 1982
(FMFIA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Financial Accountability
Act, and Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA).
These requirements should be evidenced when performing the following actions:
* Internal control over financial reporting and operations improvements,
and related business process improvement,
* Federal audit support, audit liaison, corrective action planning, and
* Risk assessment and risk management, and
* Management control programs and the implementation of new federal
guidance into existing federal programs.
* Possesses oral and written communications skills
* Heightened attention to detail, and the ability to understand and analyze
the impact of internal control assessment results on the Agency
* Ability to synthesize information quickly and learn new skills
* Clearance: Ability to obtain Public Trust from client Agency
* 2+ years of experience evaluating/testing internal controls, performing
financial statement audits (preferably for a Government agency), or
providing audit readiness support
* Knowledge of and/or experience with accounting, financial statements, and
financial reporting concepts
* Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and basic/core functions

* Demonstrates proven thorough abilities in the following areas:
* Internal control assessments;
* Entity level controls, risk management, and fraud risk assessments;
* Supporting management control programs;
* Understanding deficiencies communicated by the auditor, tracking audit
PBC requests, responding to audit requests, developing corrective action
plans, and executing remediation with a focus on internal controls over
financial reporting and management financial statement assertions; and,
* Implementing the revised OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A.
* Understanding of and experience conducting internal control assessments
and testing in accordance with OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A
* Experience working in teams to produce high-impact work products,
reports, and other deliverables
* Knowledge of and/or experience working with data analytics and
visualization tools, such as R, Python, Tableau, and SharePoint
* 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
* Experience and demonstrated ability to participate in client-facing
discussions and meetings
* Ability to synthesize information quickly and learn new skills
Willingness to participate in business development activities and internal firm

Demonstrates a proven track record of success in identifying and addressing
client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an
awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and
knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating
flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential
conflicts to a supervisor.

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business

Certification(s) Preferred: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified
Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM)

* 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.



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
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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.


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

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

* ID: 2020-5938
* Category: Client Services
* Type: Regular Full-Time
* Travel: 0-20%
* Govt Clearance Level: Public Trust
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