Federal Internal Controls and Audit Remediation Senior Associate

Guidehouse   •  

Washington, DC

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 69 days ago

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What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.


Minimum Years of Experience: 5

Minimum Degree Required:Bachelor’s degree

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

Certification(s) Preferred: CGFM, CPA

Knowledge Preferred:

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). Ability to leverage tools and best practices in order to execute these requirements.


Skills Preferred:

  • Experience with documenting program management business acquisition processes, assessing internal controls, performing root cause analyses, developing corrective action plans, providing internal controls training and establishing internal control oversight functions.
  • Experience in analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of operations and Compliance with applicable laws and regulations with respect to program operations.
  • Experience in assessing design and operating effectiveness of internal controls and performing audits of internal controls in the federal government specializing in acquisition.
  • Experience in documenting and testing internal controls for complex federal organizations and acquisition business processes.
  • Experience in applying OMB and GAO requirements to complex management internal control or assurance related projects throughout their entire life cycle and related phases including planning, internal control testing and reporting.
  • Experience in developing strategies for remediation of material weaknesses in internal controls.
  • Experience in documenting adherence with the annual Federal Manager’s Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) Section 2 self-assessment requirement.
  • Experience with using Microsoft SharePoint portal sites and providing document management support.
  • Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.
  • Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

Clearance: Public Trust


Guidehouse an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.