Grant Thornton LLP Financial Management & Audit Remediation SME in Alexandria, Virginia

Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Financial Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * The contractor will work with government leadership to provide qualified support in the development of policies, procedures, and business process and/or financial management system improvements that enable agency fiscal compliance and audit remediation efforts. * Assists in leading team of contract support staff. * Develop staff packages and supporting materials and prepare and deliver briefings to Client and oversight agency leadership. * Review audit reports, business process internal controls, and supporting financial documentation to identify audit impediments, such as lack of effective controls or substantial non-compliance with laws and regulations, and provide recommendations. * Complete corrective actions which may include performing analysis and reconciliations of financial transactions; documenting business processes and internal controls; and providing training to business process owners. * Research fiscal statutes, regulations and oversight guidance. * Assist in the development and administration of the agency Triannual Review Program. * Audit Liaison additional specific tasks. * Coordinate MCAP deliverables with business process owners and assist with monitoring goals and milestone targets for completion to ensure each applicable line item identified in the MCAP is addressed and resolved. * Perform quality control on submitted PBC items as required and respond to auditor questions. * Provide analysis of NFRs for proper causal factors and recommendations. * Provide administrative support to the Audit Committee. * Respond to request for populations at auditors request. * Develop clear and concise relevant policies and procedures within the Client governance framework. * Vet policies promulgated by other Client directorates for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. * Provide financial policy advice, guidance, and interpretation to Client Components. * Administer support agreements received by FM for coordination for fiscal issues to ensure compliance with laws and regulations. * Advise Client Components on fiscal matters to ensure fiscal compliance with minimum impact to mission. * Collaborate with the Client Corporate Policy Office to prepare draft policies for agency coordination and comment. * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). * Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.

  • TS/SCI & CI Poly Required.
  • BS in accounting, finance or business.
  • Demonstrated specialized experience in a federal financial management function such as an accountant, financial auditor, financial analyst, or financial system analyst.
  • CPA Certification (desired)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NGA’s business processes and systems. (desired)
  • Demonstrated specialized experience with DoD and IC financial management. (desired)
  • Business processes and financial systems. (desired)
  • Prior financial statement audit experience. (desired)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
  • U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
  • Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
  • Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at

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Title: Financial Management & Audit Remediation SME

Location: Virginia-Alexandria

Requisition ID: 040085