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Federal Agency Accountant (CONTRACT CONTINGENT)

Company: ProSidian Consulting, LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

Company Description

ProSidian is a Management and Operations Consulting Services Firm focusing on providing value to clients through tailored solutions based on industry leading practices. ProSidian services focus on the broad spectrum of Risk Management, Compliance, Business Process, IT Effectiveness, Energy & Sustainability, and Talent Management. We help forward thinking clients solve problems and improve operations.

Launched by former Big 4 Management Consultants; our multidisciplinary teams bring together the talents of nearly 190 professionals nationally to complete a wide variety of engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes. Our Services are deployed across the enterprise, target drivers of economic profit (growth, margin and efficiency), and are aligned at the intersections of assets, processes, policies and people delivering value.

ProSidian clients represent a broad spectrum of industries to include but are not limited to Energy, Manufacturing, Chemical, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Banking & Financial Services, Transportation, Federal and State Government Agencies. Learn More About ProSidian Consulting at www.ProSidian.com.

Job Description

Engage with the Project Team and Client Team to take ownership of role in addressing Agency Accounting, Analysis, Reporting and other assigned tasks and support program goals and insure excellent execution.

Document Policies and Procedures:

1.Provide technical accounting and financial management assistance in documenting and implementing AGENCY Financial reporting policies and procedures, and key business processes.

2.Assist in the development and implementation of monthly and year-end checklist & schedule based on OMB A-136.

3.Assist in the documentation and implementation the financial reporting cycle process

4.Assist in accounting/GAAP issues related to comparative and other GAAP presentation issues

5.Assist in the development and implementation of Fiscal Year Opening and Closing procedures

6.Provide technical support in documenting other processes and generating reports as deemed necessary

Perform Financial Statement Reporting and Analysis:

1.Assist in the preparation of the agency GTAS and Verification of the agency functions

2.Assist in developing and implementing account relationship testing processes

3.Assist, advise and perform specific tasks/activities required for the preparation of and crosswalk of financial statements to FASAB Standards

4.Prepare period end and year end journal vouchers for review and approval, as needed

5.Provide annual financial statement audit support services; assist in the preparation and coordination of responses to accounting, audit issues, and financial information requests received from external sources

6.Continue to support collaborate, and review Government wide Treasury Account Symbol Adjusted Trial Balance System (GTAS) related efforts and Oracle reports

7.Assist the Controller in preparing financial statements footnotes

8.Provide detailed assistance in the documentation of fluctuation/variance analysis process

9.Continue to support and work with IBC for efforts relating to the production of Oracle Financial Statements.

10.Monitor and review all reconciliations including reconciliations completed by the Interior Business Center (IBC).

Report Writing

1.Provide support and technical advisory assistance in preparing Management Discussion & Analysis. Specifically, coordinate with AGENCY relevant team leads, the response to root causes of key trends and/or accounting policy position. Assist AGENCY in the preparation of the Agency Financial Report including but not limited to quarterly and year-end financial statements and reporting

Internal Control and Financial Statement Audit tracking support

1.Provide recommendations and implement improvement to AGENCY internal and external audit tracking.

2.Provide A-123 and audit support as needed including tasks related to internal controls improvement.

General Accounting

1.Under the direction of the Agency Director, perform day-to-day functions regarding general accounting operations (routine and non-routine transactions) as deemed appropriate and necessary

2.Day-to-day recording, management and reporting of routine and non-routine accounting transactions outside of those recorded and processed by the AGENCY shared service provider (IBC)

3.Assistance with the quarterly close process including issuance of key management reports

4.Advisory services in policy analysis and guidance in the interpretation of key accounting standards

5.Support in the Annual financial statement audit preparation

6.Assistance with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statement preparation and reporting

7.Operational and accounting support in resolving Oracle Federal Financial issues

8.OMB Circular OMB A-123 support services

9.Internal Control and Audit tracking recommendations

10.Other non-attest tasks as assigned


a.Demonstrated knowledge of Federal financial management, accounting and budgetary business processes, a minimum of three years of direct experience is required

b.Demonstrated professional oral and written communications skills, including the ability to prepare technical documents that present information clearly, concisely, and in an easily understood format appropriate for the intended audience.

c.A minimum of three years of experience as a financial consultant, accountant or auditor involving supporting and working with the federal governmental financial systems.

d.Hands-on knowledge and understanding of Federal financial accounting standards and the U.S. Standard General Ledger (USSGL).

e.Bachelor degree in accounting, business administration or relevant discipline is mandatory;

f.Demonstrated Working Knowledge of the Treasury Financial Manual (TFM); OMB Circular No. A-136, Financial Reporting Requirements; GAO/PCIE Financial Audit Manual, and the Government Corporation Control Act.

g.Demonstrated ability to communicate at various levels and work with a diverse groups of people and multiple stakeholders, internal and external

h.Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team and support the leadership and team members

Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities:

a.Experience with foreign development assistance.

b.CPA and/or advanced degree in finance or accounting are strongly preferred.

c.Advanced degree in accounting, business administration or relevant discipline.

d.Demonstrated familiarity with international development programs.

Additional Information


  • Teamwork - ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
  • Leadership - ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
  • Business Acumen - understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
  • Communication - ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
  • Motivation - persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
  • Agility - ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
  • Judgment - exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
  • Organization - ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks

    • Business Tools - understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
    • Business Tools - understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
    • Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public and social sectors
    • Curiosity - the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together
    • Humility - exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have impact and make a difference
    • Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom

      At ProSidian, we invest in our employees to help them stay healthy and achieve work-life balance. Our team members receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes Competitive Compensation, Group Health Insurance Health Benefits, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan Contributions, Vacation and Paid Time off (PTO) Benefits, Pre-Tax Payment Programs, Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans, a ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program, Performance Incentives, etc. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a medical, dental and vision plan. Our growing list of benefits currently include the following:
      • Competitive Compensation: Pay range begins in the competitive ranges with full Gold Level (Tier 1) Group Medical Benefits, Pretax Employee Benefit Plan, plus performance incentives
      • Group Health Insurance Health Benefits: Group Health Insurance Including Medical, Dental And Vision Insurance: Contributions are deducted from pay on a Pretax basis - Employee and family coverage is available with employer contribution of 50% of Employee (only) premiums under the Health and Vision Plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield NC (Blue Options Medical Plan Code: PB07840 / Metallic Level: Gold - - bcbsnc.com) and Dental Plan (Ameritas - www.ameritas.com).
      • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan: 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans help you save for your retirement. Eligible employees can make before-tax contributions to the 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan to help you save for retirement. Contributions are deducted from pay on a pretax basis. A wide range of investment options are available with a personal financial planner available to assist you. The Plan is a Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan. ProSidian Consulting participates in a Basic Match with a % of pay for participants who defer at least a required minimum % of their pay. The Basic Match is structured as follows: 100% of the first 3% of pay that is contributed; and 50% of the next 2% of pay that is contributed.
      • Vacation And Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits: The flexibility of Paid Time Off (PTO) lets you set your own priorities. Eligible employees use PTO for vacation, a parent-teacher conference, a doctor's appointment, or any number of events in your life. Currently these benefits include Vacation/Sick days - 2 weeks - Holidays - 10 Federal Government.
      • Pre-Tax Payment Programs: Pre-Tax Payment Programs currently exist in the form of a Premium Only Plan (POP). These Plans offer a full Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan and a tax benefit for eligible employees.
      • Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans: We want you to achieve financial success. We offer a Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plan through The ProSidian Corporate Perks Benefit Program - Helping You Do More With Less: https://ProSidian.CorporatePerks.com. This provides special discounts for eligible employees on products and services you buy on a daily basis.
      • Security Clearance: Due to the nature of our management and operations consulting engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes; oftentimes there are Security Clearance requirements for Engagement Teams handling sensitive Engagements in the Federal Marketplace. A Security Clearance is a valued asset in your professional portfolio and adds to your credentials based on past, present, and future work.
      • Leverageable Experience and Thought Leadership: By collaborating with firm leadership, other members of the team, as well as Fellows and collaborating partners in what is a flat organization, you'll make valuable professional connections, interact with clients daily, gain leverageable Experience, and contribute to Thought Leadership while you build a basket of marketable experiences.
      • ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program: ProSidian Consulting will pay up to $5k for all referrals (payments made after new hire has been employed for 90 days) for candidates submitted through our Employee Referral Program.
      • Performance Incentives: Due to the nature of our management and operations consulting engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes there are performance incentives associated with each new client that each employee works to pursue and support.
      • Flexible Spending Account: Pending ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - See Below Instructions On The Best Way To Apply
        • ProSidian Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
        • ProSidian Consulting has made a pledge to the Hiring Our Heroes Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the "I Hire Military" Initiative of The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) for the State of North Carolina. All applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of Veteran Status.
        • Furthermore, we believe in "HONOR ABOVE ALL" - be successful while doing things with the right way. The pride comes out of the challenge; the reward is excellence in the work. FOR EASY APPLICATION USE OUR CAREER SITE LOCATED ON http://www.ProSidian.com/ OR SEND YOUR RESUME'S, BIOS, AND SALARY EXPECTATION / RATES TO CAREERS @ PROSIDIAN.COM. ONLY CANDIDATES WITH REQUIRED CRITERIA ARE CONSIDERED. Be sure to place the job reference code in the subject line of your email. Be sure to include your name, address, telephone number, total compensation package, employment history, and educational credentials.

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