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Audit Advisory Consultant – Financial – Dept of Navy

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Audit Advisory Consultant – Financial – Dept of Navy
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Washington,  DC
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Audit Advisory Consultant – Financial – Dept of Navy

Washington, DC

Minimum Secret Clearance Required


Do you wish you could be heard and make an impact in advising customers and not be lost in the shuffle of a large firm with tons of competition to advance?


Would working for a rapidly growing boutique advisory firm with a culture of visibility with leadership and ability to effect change quickly motivate you?


If so, then we have a great opportunity for you!


Talent Orchard LLC, a boutique workforce solutions company, has been engaged by a management consulting firm serving customers in the US Government to assist in their search to identify Financial Audit Advisory Consultants with experience supporting federal government or Fortune 500 customers to grow their external audit team. This position will support the US Navy’s Office of Financial Operations (FMO) and positions are based in Washington, DC and Arlington, VA. Multiple positions available.


As a Financial Audit Advisory Consultant, your responsibilities will include:

  • Experience in financial statement compilation and reporting process as well as audit response and remediation in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS)   
  • Provide support to clients’ technical areas such as accounting procedures, financial reporting, Funds Balance with Treasury and compliance services   
  • Perform analysis of key business processes and internal controls to identify gaps and opportunities to improve operational efficiency   
  • Provide technical solutions to improve financial management activities   
  • Perform activities during the DON Financial Statement Compilation and Reporting process into pre-close, close, and post-close periods   
  • Perform the quarterly analytical procedures in support of Transaction Universe generated Navy-only quarterly and annual financial reports in compliance with DoD financial reporting guidance   
  • Perform root cause analysis of incomplete transaction posting logic    
  • Validate controls and review testing of internal controls related to OMB A-123   
  • Develop, implement, and track corrective action plans in response to audit findings   


To be successful in this role, your background will include the following;

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business  
  • DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance required to start. 
  • At least two years of experience supporting a federal Government entity or Fortune 500 company in a relevant functional area   
  • Experience with DoD financial statement compilation
  • Proficiency with the web and MS Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint)   


Highly desired skills/experience include:

  • Have an active CPA   
  • Experience with DoD audit processes  
  • Knowledge of OMB Circular A-123, Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR), testing and reporting requirements  
  • Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)  
  • Familiarity with US GAAP, GAGAS and DoD and/or Service level financial management policies and procedures   
  • Knowledge of Federal financial statement auditing practices   
  • Understanding of the DoD Financial Management Regulation, Treasury Financial Manual, the United States Standard General Ledger, and/or SFFAS    
  • A strong technical knowledge of financial data (implementing, managing, optimizing)  
  • Experience in performing information assurance, information security, risk management, financial statement audits and/or auditability assessments   
  • Experience with Procure to Pay, RWO, Navy ERP, Treasury Direct Disbursing, journal vouchers and/or financial reporting   
  • Excellent writing and communications skills    


Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.


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