Company: Grant Thornton LLP (US)
Posted on: May 9, 2022
Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Finance
Transformation practice and take an active role in engagement
execution, project management and key business development
Grant Thornton's Public Sector helps executives and managers at all
levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the
face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services.
Our public sector team members find solutions that help government
leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management,
human capital, information technology and performance management in
federal, state, local and international governments.
Collaborate and work with stakeholders who are responsible for
reviewing existing obligations and recommending liquidation of
unneeded obligations to make them available for the agency
Assist in research of policies, regulations, accounting standards
and pronouncements to help resolve complex accounting issues,
questions, and findings.
Assist in developing SOPs to document business processes related
UDO/ULO monitoring and management, budget spending review and
analysis, trial balance/GL accounts reconciliation and analysis,
and project costing
Assist with the monthly accrual flag, expenditures, spending, trial
balance and other financial analysis of purchase orders,
expenditures, and GL accounts for the OIT appropriations and
resolution activities with Financial Services Center (FSC).
Support timely closeout of accounting data, as delays result in
increased audit risk and the inability to recover unused funds.
Support client to access, integrate, and report data from the
Budget Tracking Tool (BTT), Automated UDO SharePoint Tool,
Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW), Financial Management System (FMS),
Integrated Funds Distribution Control Point Activity Accounting &
Procurement (IFCAP), Report System Distribution (RSD), Forecast of
Opportunities and Requirements Center of Excellence (FORCE), and
Financial Reports System (FRS).
Support the client contractor team to develop and sustain an
oversight function that promotes continuous improvement,
characterized by promoting rigorous monitoring, insightful
reporting to management, root cause identification, and analysis
necessary to address and prevent auditor findings.
Provide recommendation and improvements on UDO/ULO Tracker
Reaffirm strategy and program objectives towards minimizing
Assist in developing and documenting standardized accounting
metrics to support the strategy and program objectives.
Accelerate automation and analytics reporting capabilities to
enable the organization to reallocate dollars to other priority
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Financial Management
Knowledge of MS Office products, including MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and Power BI
Financial management experience supporting Federal Government
Experience with obligation transactions
Ability to manage tasks/requests of varying sizes, and balance
Experience designing metrics and performance improvement for
UDO/ULO management and operations
Strong written/verbal communications skills
At Grant Thornton, we believe in making business more personal and
building trust into every result - for our clients and you. Here,
we go beyond your expectations of a career in professional services
by offering a career path with more: more opportunity, more
flexibility, and more support. It's what makes us different, and we
think being different makes us better.
ABOUT THE TEAM
The team you're about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here's
--- Whether it's your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited
flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way
that best serves your clients and your life.
--- Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being
through work-life integration options that work best for your and
those in your household.
--- We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences
are different - and we think that's a good thing. That's why we
support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that
recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations
that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers
--- When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than
checking boxes. Explore all the ways we're taking action for
diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers
Here's what you can expect next:
If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team
member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We
encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit
for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers
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