Financial Management Audit Liaison Support - Senior Associate in Washington, DC

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Guidehouse   •  

Washington, DC 20001

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago


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.


Our Finance consultants help clients optimize all elements of their finance organization, including operating model design, sustainable cost reduction, financial planning and analysis, management reporting, financial systems architecture, and full scale finance transformation. This high performing team helps CFOs identify, design and implement programs that transform their finance function to meet today's demanding requirements while continuing to provide value added insights to the business.


Minimum Education/ Certification

· Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the tasking.

Professional Experience

· These individuals shall possess a minimum of five years progressive experience in supporting change management, strategic communications, business process reengineering, or financial management systems implementation initiatives, including three years' experience managing projects.

· These individuals manage and execute projects and provide guidance and direction for specific projects or sub-tasks.

· They review all documentation prepared by more junior personnel and are responsible for initial drafting of final project reports prior to submission for approval. They prepare work products of high complexity. They assume responsibility for coordination of subordinate activities, monitor project performance and staff relationships, interface with the client on a day-to-day basis, conduct performance reviews of other less experienced staff, and correct errors identified during acceptance process.


  • Create and/or update protocol documents such as PBC/Sample/Follow-up review protocols, communication plan, FIAR ARC Tool contingency plan, PII & PHI protocol, auditor request assignment protocol, etc.
  • Coordinate timely collection, review, and submission of PBC documentation to fulfill auditor requests.
  • Facilitate site visits and walkthroughs.
  • Review Auditor's observations, Notice of Findings and Recommendations (NFRs), and facilitating meetings between auditor and reporting entities to discuss results ensuring reporting entities understand the findings and start preparing corrective action plans.
  • Prepare the Agency-Wide Management Representation Letter and Legal Representation Letter by coordinating with DoD Components and legal counsel.
  • Provide OUSD(C) leadership with insight into audit progress, findings, impediments, and successes.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with DoD.
  • Experience supporting Financial Management projects.
  • Experience in coordinating timely collection, review, and submission of documentation to fulfill auditor requests.
  • Experience in facilitating site visits and walkthroughs.
  • Experience in reviewing consolidated audit observations/NFRs and facilitating meetings between auditors and entities to discuss results.
  • Experience in preparing Management Representation Letters.
  • Experience in providing leadership with insight into audit progress, findings, impediments, and successes.
  • Experience working on SSAE No. 18 and financial statement audits.
  • Experience responding to IPA PBC requests.

Additional Requirements

  • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
  • 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.

Valid Through: 2019-10-21