Career Opportunities


Consultant-Audit Support (SME)

Job Code : 762
Location : Crystal City VA US 22202
Job Type : Full Time
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education : Bachelor's Degree
Category : Accounting/Finance/Insurance
Job Description :
Founded in 2002, TeraThink has celebrated 15 years of successful delivery of innovative and quality services to the Federal Government. We have made great strides in our industry growing north of $50M in revenue and employing over 220 people. Our company has been recognized four times on Washington Technology’s Fast 50 List, eight consecutive years on Inc. 500/5000, and most recently named to the Virginia Chamber of Commerce Fantastic 50 for the third time. TeraThink is an exceptionally nimble, resourceful team of information technology and management consultants that’s purpose-built to help our clients drive real, rapid progress and make smart, sustainable improvements that lead to less stress and greater operational success.
 
Description
 
 
TeraThink is looking for a Consultant to  work on a Audit Support work stream. Possess subject matter expertise in Audit Support and Audit Readiness.  Respond to PBC requests, work on Compliance Audits, ensure compliance with Internal Controls using OMB Circular A-123.  Process level risk assessment, Federal accounting, entity-wide and process-level internal controls review, ensure timely execution of client deliverables, Board communications for significant audit findings, write narratives and control design, and management assertion assessments. Develop and execute test plans in accordance with the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) office guidance. Quality check and validate work of one or more Jr. accountants.  Possess 6 years + of experience, to include experience training and providing guidance to more Jr. staff members. CPA, CGFM or other certification preferred.
 
 
What You’ll Do
 
This candidate will provide guidance and direction on tasks with significant subject matter knowledge in Audit Support and Audit Readiness.  You will respond to PBC requests, work on Compliance Audits, ensure compliance with Internal Controls using OMB Circular A-123.  Process level risk assessment, Federal accounting, entity-wide and process-level internal controls review, ensure timely execution of client deliverables, Board communications for significant audit findings, write narratives and control design, and management assertion assessments. Develop and execute test plans in accordance with the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) office guidance. Quality check and validate work of one or more Jr. accountants.  Possess 6 years + of experience, to include experience training and providing guidance to more Jr. staff members. May assist with some Financial Reporting areas of responsibility- ability to cross train required. Ensure quality of deliverables, timeliness, accuracy, on schedule.  Assist PM with administrative requests as necessary. Assist with interviewing/vetting new candidates onboarding and training when requested. Maintain regular communications and updates to Prime/Sub Contractor personnel, Program Manager, PM’s and client.
 
Things We Need to See
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; and/or combination of experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of consultancy experience and/or related work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and quality check work of more Jr. staff
  • Significant knowledge and experience in Audit Support and Audit Readiness in a government setting
  • Compliance Audit, ensure compliance with Internal Controls using OMB Circular A-123
  • Used general ledger posting knowledge to analyze system GL posting logic for compliance with USSGL
  • Experience performing tests of transactions and preparing results summaries for delivery to client
  • Ability and willingness to take direction from Project Managers and Program Manager to fulfill contractual requirements
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and some weekends when required
 
Things We Would Like to See
 
  • CPA, CGFM or other certification strongly preferred
  • General ledger preparing statements of net cost financial reporting and financial footnotes related to capitalization of assets
  • Has provided training to federal accounting staff on proper handling of accruals and de-obligations.
  • Knowledge of the appropriation life cycle and ability to assess the validity of obligations against internal policy. 
  • Applying internal policy to determine obligations warranting de-obligation.
  • Experience in performing aged UDO analysis and review of open obligations
  • Experience with Momentum accounting software
  • Prepare journal entries using U.S. Standard General Ledger (USSGL) accounts and general ledger activities
 
Benefits
 
TeraThink offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for career growth and professional development.  Benefits include a paid-time off plan and 401k-participation program.
 
Interview Tips
 
We want job seekers exploring opportunities at TeraThink to feel prepared and confident. To help you with your interview, we suggest that you do your research: know some background about our organization and the business area you’re applying to. Check out our website at TeraThink.com.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however; only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. TeraThink is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, ancestry, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, familial status, political affiliation, or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

 

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