DoD FIAR Consultant

Washington, District of Columbia, United States | Navy | Full-time | Fully remote

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Lodestar Consulting is currently seeking multiple full-time DoD FIAR Consultants to join our team. We are a fast-growing small business (named to Inc5000's list of fast growing private companies in America two years in a row and Best Places to Work in 2022), seeking dynamic thinkers and outstanding communicators who want to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment and grow with Lodestar Consulting Inc. Our client delivery philosophy combines experienced consultants who have had repeated success in delivering emerging technologies within the Federal Sector with highly knowledgeable client domain experts. We focus on hiring and developing top talent to provide superior support to our clients, and to grow and develop our team for long-term repeatable success. Our team members are experienced, professional, enthusiastic, and able to quickly apply their skills to diverse situations to ensure our client’s needs are met. If you love to solve problems, assist clients in emerging technologies, or simply drive meaningful change for clients, there’s a place for you at Lodestar Consulting.
 

Responsibilities and Duties may include: 

  • Gain a quick understanding of the unique program business processes and establish relationships with stakeholders
  • Perform extensive analysis and research on business process errors/failures and resolve
  • Provide strategic guidance and technical assistance to DON leadership for all phases of audit preparation, remediation, and response in support of joint Navy and USMC auditability goals 
  • Support the development of a joint Navy and USMC enterprise strategy in order to achieve financial statement auditability.
  • Support alignment of USMC efforts to DON strategies and timelines, including the DON Audit Roadmap.
  • Support strategic communications and coordination of enterprise stakeholders in support of DON integrated audit remediation efforts.
  • Provide advice and coordination to operationalize OASN (FM&C) audit remediation strategy, including auditability goals, budgetary reform efforts, systems consolidation, data transformation, and workforce initiatives.
  • Support the refinement, alignment, and operationalization of the DON Audit Relevant Systems Consolidation Strategy so as to successfully integrate USMC and Navy systems consolidation efforts
  • Provide analysis and advice in support of Navy Working Capital Fund internal control gaps and other improvements and strategic plans.
  • Monitor, track, and manage timely audit schedules and deliverables.
  • Assist in review, preparation, and submission of month end and yearend financial statements to support accuracy of USSGL entries.
  • Provide data driven analysis and advice to support decision-making.
  • Provide technical assistance in support of Audit Roadmap goals related to Funds Balance with Treasury reconciliation and other key milestones.
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders, to include DFAS, in order to align Funds Balance with Treasury reconciliation activities and other key milestones to strategic timelines; e.g., Audit Roadmap.
  • Provide review and production of artifacts, schedules, and analysis required to support FY23 financial statement audit testing.
  • Produce audit-required white papers and reconciliations. Evaluate the output of the current FBwT reconciliation procedures and determine and execute an auditable path forward.
  • Provide technical assistance to improve the FBwT processes and toolsets.

Requirements:

  • Experience supporting audit response, audit remediation, internal controls, financial processes, and/or accounting in accordance with Generally Accepted
  • Accounting Principles (GAAP), Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS), and/or relevant OMB policies for State or Federal Government agencies or large, complex companies (greater than 1,000) employees
  • Possess a high degree of initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Experience producing professional and accurate reports and documents
  • Exhibit knowledge and skill in budget related laws, regulations, methods, etc. to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Experience performing extensive analysis and research on business process errors/failures, to include integrated business/process resolutions
  • Develop solutions for process breakdowns and present the findings

Preferred:

  • Experience using advanced features of MS Word and MS Excel

Education:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • CPA, CISA, CDFM, CGFM certifications preferred but not all roles require

Security Clearance:

  • Must have a Secret clearance (requires U.S. citizenship)

Individuals will have the opportunity to enhance skills in the area of technical competency, business development, client service, and people development. Project characteristics can change frequently and require self-motivated individuals that are willing to develop solutions on their own or in a team of highly skilled professionals.

Salary commensurate with experience. Travel and relocation expenses may be considered based on the appropriate candidate. If you are looking to learn and contribute to a rapidly growing consulting and financial management business, we'd love to hear from you. Please No Sponsors or Agencies!

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new Lodestar Consulting team members will be required to comply with any Federal, State, or local guidance related to COVID-19. This may include being fully vaccinated, unless legally entitled to a Reasonable Accommodation because of a disability (which includes medical conditions) or because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. COVID-19 testing prior to visiting an office space may also be required and/or offered as an alternative to proof of vaccination or reasonable accommodation, depending on the current guidance in effect. Client site vaccination requirements, if different or stricter, will take precedence over Lodestar Consulting’s policies, complying with the mandates currently in effect. Vaccination status must be submitted prior to the first day of employment. Prospective or new team members may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement during the Onboarding process. Exemptions must be approved prior to start date. Additional questions may be directed to our HR Coordinator or Company President (contact@lodestarcs.com).

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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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