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Knowledge Link Junior Level Financial Management in St Louis, Missouri

US-MO-St Louis

Knowledge Link is in search of a Junior-Level Financial Management Support Specialist to serve on a team supporting the Financial Management Directorate at NGA. In this position you will provide qualified support to the government in the development of policies, procedures, and business process and/or financial management system improvements that enable agency fiscal compliance and audit remediation efforts. You will also assist the government with audit remediation and support the customer at meetings.

Primary functions include:

  • Develop staff packages and supporting materials.

  • Prepare and deliver briefings to NGA, FM, and/or oversight agency senior leadership as necessary.

  • 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, issue taskings, and assist with monitoring goals and milestone targets for completion to ensure each applicable line item identified in the MCAP is addressed and resolved.

  • Pull PBC support, assist with managing incoming PBC requests, assign PBC owners, and assist with managing PBC status on a daily basis to include updating the master PBC tracker and database, and providing metrics.

  • Perform quality control on submitted PBC items as required and respond to auditor questions or coordinate meetings between process owners and auditors.

  • Assist with managing communications with internal and external entities to include PBC requests to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS).

  • Assist with managing the Notice of Findings and Recommendations (NFR) process to include receipt and distribution to finding owners for factual accuracy and final acceptance

  • Provide analysis of NFRs for proper causal factors and recommendations, advise process owners of concerns over narrative.

  • Provide administrative support to the NGA Audit Committee.

  • Respond to request for populations at auditors request.

PP&E additional specific tasks:

  • Support NGA with the identification of accounting issues and valuation methodologies for capital acquisition programs.

  • Assist with defining requirements, aligning work activities within Statements of Work, and establishing contract structures to segregate capital and expense work activities.

  • Advise and assist with accounting treatment and general ledger account assignment for Contract Line Item Numbers (CLIN’s).

  • Attend program, contract, budget, finance, and other relevant meetings to assist in determining accountability and valuation of assets.

  • Review proposed and executed contract change orders/modifications to support identification and segregation of capital and expense cost elements.

  • Perform review of NGA obligations to ensure that assigned accounting treatments and general ledger accounts were correctly applied during the funds execution process.

  • Respond to PP&E audit related inquiries as part of the financial statements audits or other audits and participate in meetings and other interactions with auditors as needed.

  • Support and/or execute PP&E auditability corrective actions and other tasks associated with, or related to, PP&E as identified in NGA’s Corrective Action Plan.

  • Review project expenses for Next NGA West (N2W) to complete standard vouchers to move indirect costs to the Construction-in-Process (CIP) general ledger account and to track CIP so that assets are completed and put into service based on the Real Property Management Manual.

Internal Controls and Compliance additional specific tasks:

  • Manage the NGA Key Fund Control Personnel database processes, requirements, and records.

  • Develop, administer, and sustain NGA’s IPERIA program in accordance with OMB A-123, Appendix C.

  • Support integration of IPERIA program execution with the Agency Financial Report in accordance with OMB A-136.

  • Monitor vendor pay, travel pay, funds control, training payments, and other processes and operations.

  • Conduct Electronic Funds Transfer payment reviews.

  • Develop, administer, sustain, and report NGA’s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) program in accordance with OMB A-123, Appendix A, including new requirements and appendices as issued.

  • Develop and sustain narratives and flowcharts in swim-lane or other specified formats for end-to-end financial business processes.

  • Document and assess the control environment surrounding DoD and NGA financial and feeder systems to achieve ICOFR compliance and audit readiness.

  • Provide recommendations of alternatives for corrective actions related to deficiencies in accounting, financial management, internal and management controls, and other financial operations.

  • Research, develop, and coordinate new internal controls necessary to ensure compliance with Federal guidance and NGA policies.

  • Identify risks and prevention areas for fraud, waste, and abuse.

  • Conduct compliance reviews to improve the control environment.

  • Conduct testing and documenting conclusions related to Internal Controls over Financial Systems (ICOFS) -- NGA’s compliance with FMFIA section 4 and FFMIA section 803(a) requirements (e.g. USSGL compliance and system requirements).

PP&E additional specific tasks:

  • Support NGA with the identification of accounting issues and valuation methodologies for capital acquisition programs.

  • Assist with defining requirements, aligning work activities within Statements of Work, and establishing contract structures to segregate capital and expense work activities.

  • Advise and assist with accounting treatment and general ledger account assignment for Contract Line Item Numbers (CLIN’s).

  • Attend program, contract, budget, finance, and other relevant meetings to assist in determining accountability and valuation of assets.

  • Review proposed and executed contract change orders/modifications to support identification and segregation of capital and expense cost elements.

  • Perform review of NGA obligations to ensure that assigned accounting treatments and general ledger accounts were correctly applied during the funds execution process.

  • Respond to PP&E audit related inquiries as part of the financial statements audits or other audits and participate in meetings and other interactions with auditors as needed.

  • Support and/or execute PP&E auditability corrective actions and other tasks associated with, or related to, PP&E as identified in NGA’s Corrective Action Plan.

  • Review project expenses for Next NGA West (N2W) to complete standard vouchers to move indirect costs to the Construction-in-Process (CIP) general ledger account and to track CIP so that assets are completed and put into service based on the Real Property Management Manual.

Internal Controls and Compliance additional specific tasks:

  • Manage the NGA Key Fund Control Personnel database processes, requirements, and records

  • Develop, administer, and sustain NGA’s IPERIA program in accordance with OMB A-123, Appendix C.

  • Support integration of IPERIA program execution with the Agency Financial Report in accordance with OMB A-136.

  • Monitor vendor pay, travel pay, funds control, training payments, and other processes and operations.

  • Conduct Electronic Funds Transfer payment reviews.

  • Develop, administer, sustain, and report NGA’s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) program in accordance with OMB A-123, Appendix A, including new requirements and appendices as issued.

  • Develop and sustain narratives and flowcharts in swim-lane or other specified formats for end-to-end financial business processes.

  • Document and assess the control environment surrounding DoD and NGA financial and feeder systems to achieve ICOFR compliance and audit readiness.

  • Provide recommendations of alternatives for corrective actions related to deficiencies in accounting, financial management, internal and management controls, and other financial operations.

  • Research, develop, and coordinate new internal controls necessary to ensure compliance with Federal guidance and NGA policies.

  • Identify risks and prevention areas for fraud, waste, and abuse.

  • Conduct compliance reviews to improve the control environment.

  • Conduct testing and documenting conclusions related to Internal Controls over Financial Systems (ICOFS) -- NGA’s compliance with FMFIA section 4 and FFMIA section 803(a) requirements (e.g. USSGL compliance and system requirements).

  • Bachelor’s degree in a finance, business, accounting or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrated specialized experience in a federal financial management function such as an accountant, financial auditor, financial analyst, or financial system analyst

  • Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of NGA’s business processes and financial management systems.

  • Demonstrated specialized experience with DoD and IC financial management business processes and financial systems.

  • Prior financial statement audit experience.

As a premier technology integrator Knowledge Link provides full lifecycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. Our employees are driven by integrity and mission-focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Dulles Corner, Virginia, KL’s senior management has real-life hands-on experience working on site and with the customers.

Knowledge Link is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Vet/Disability

ID: 2021-1954

External Company URL: http://www.knowledge-link.com/

Street: 3200 S 2nd Street

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