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Financial Management - Senior Consultant - State and Local Government

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Alvin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com. Responsibilities With a focus on providing our clients financial management consulting services, you will work on projects with responsibilities such as: - Identifying current state documentation, benchmarking analysis, business case & roadmap development including functional process modeling, governance structure & reporting design, organizational structure & service delivery design - Supporting comprehensive finance & accounting transformation engagements, from visioning and target operating model development through future state validation, deployment, and evolution - Reviewing internal controls & other financial safeguards and providing recommendations to strengthen the control environment of clients to help advance transparency, relevance, and quality of financial information - Assisting with the assessment of compliance with federal/state regulations or with internal protocols; developing policies and procedures and recommending methods to implement new business practices; preventing fraud, waste and abuse; increasing program integrity; and assessing high-risk areas and recommending next steps for mitigationIn addition to providing value-add services to our clients, you will also be involved with: - Assisting in special projects, including strategic growth initiatives, business development, thought leadership creation, training development and delivery, and engagement and practice administration activities QualificationsRequired:

  • 3+ years of experience in management consulting, public accounting, banking or relevant equivalent experience
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent; advanced degree and CPA (or other relevant financial certification) is strongly preferred
  • Experience in key finance & accounting processes including general accounting, financial planning & analysis, accounts payable and receivable, fixed assets and capital projects, treasury and cash management, and/or financial reporting
  • Basic understanding of state and local government; associated laws, rules, and regulations; and the fields of regulatory and compliance risk management preferred (or demonstrated desire to learn)
  • Strong technical aptitude, critical thinking and research skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Visio; experience and/or general understanding of data analysis platforms and techniques preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience working with teamsDesired: - Masters Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant field - Certified Public Accountant (CPA), other relevant financial certification, or demonstrated progress in actively working toward certification Additional RequirementsThe successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire. DisclaimerAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:
    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

Keywords: Guidehouse, Houston , Financial Management - Senior Consultant - State and Local Government, Executive , Alvin, Texas

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