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Knowledge Link Senior Level Financial Management Support Specialist in St Louis, Missouri

US-MO-St Louis

Knowledge Link is in search of a Senior-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:

  • Assist in leading team of contract support staff.

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

  • Manage incoming Prepared by Client (PBC) requests, assign PBC owners, and manage 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.

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

  • Manage 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.

Policy Development and Maintenance additional specific tasks:

  • Develop clear and concise NGA policies and procedures within the NGA governance framework related to accounting, budgeting, financial execution, fiscal law, and travel.

  • Manage agency coordination of draft financial management policies.

  • Vet policies promulgated by other NGA directorates for compliance with laws and regulations (specifically, laws and regulations related to accounting, budgeting, fiscal law, and travel).

  • Provide financial policy advice, guidance, and interpretation to NGA Components.

  • Utilize office tools to document and track frequently asked questions, fiscal law issues, taskings, and policy inquiries.

  • Administer support agreements received by FM for coordination for fiscal issues to ensure compliance with laws and regulations and ensure the agency equities are documented.

  • Advise NGA Components on fiscal matters to ensure fiscal compliance with minimum impact to mission.

  • Edit FM directorate documents (e.g. staff packages, policies, terms of reference, studies, strategies, meeting summaries, etc.) for accuracy, completeness, and consistency.

  • Engage NGA Components to develop, review, and implement policies to support audit readiness or remediation to ensure conformance with agency standards.

  • Collaborate with the NGA Corporate Policy Office to prepare draft policies for agency coordination and comment and coordinate revision of draft polices for publication.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, 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.

  • Ability to lead a team of contractors to provide consulting services and identified deliverables with limited guidance.

  • Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification such as, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM), and Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).

  • 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 internal or external 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: 2021-1951

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

Street: 3200 S 2nd Street