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Kearney & Company is hiring a Senior Business Analyst, Federal with 3 - 5 years of experience. Based in United States - Remote and with Remote ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $66,000 - $95,000
About Kearney & Company

Established in 1985, Kearney & Company is the largest Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm in the country exclusively focused on the government. Kearney provides financial management services to the government to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of financial operations; increase accountability and compliance with laws, regulations, and guidance; and protect funds from fraud, waste, and abuse. Consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by multiple publications over the past decade, Kearney fosters a “people first” culture. Our staff — operating from our Alexandria, Virginia headquarters and satellite offices across the United States — have provided services to every Cabinet-level department and most other agencies and commissions. The support we provide helps make government better.

Senior Business Analyst, Federal - Job Role & Responsibilities

Kearney & Company is seeking a Senior Federal Business Analyst to join our team. The Sr. Business Analyst will operate within a client-facing team that supports audit remediation and financial reporting activities within the headquarters of a large federal agency. This role includes creating and maintaining corrective action plans and supporting financial reporting activities. It requires a general understanding of federal financial management, federal audit, and the federal budget process. A successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, experience with federal financial management, and an understanding of FASAB standards and guidance, USSGL, and federal accounting scenarios. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze new or existing legislation, guidance, standards, or agency policy, identify potential gaps in existing operations, and recommend solutions
  • Support or lead creation of new process solution including but not limited to desktop guides, quick reference sheets, and briefing materials
  • Assist with manual vouchers and support to correct financial reporting deficiencies
  • Analyze audit findings and support remediation activities including but not limited to process owner interviews, process analysis, gap analysis between old and new processes, and resulting change management support
  • Support training development including training materials and supporting resolving questions from the customer
  • Provide meeting support including notetaking, action item tracking, and document management
  • Contribute to delivery of engagement objectives, actions, and status reporting
  • Support the mentorship and review of junior staff on the project
  • Support ad-hoc process improvements or compliance activities
  • Support development of federal financial reporting and operational reports
  • Support development of analytic or automation tools to remediate audit issues or streamline operational processes
Senior Business Analyst, Federal - Job requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance, and/or business-related field with a minimum of 3.5 years related work experience
  • Experience working with federal audit or processes with a CFO Act Agency
  • Understanding of GAAP and FASAB standards and guidance
  • Understanding of USSGL and federal accounting scenarios
  • Ability to read guidance, standards, and regulations and apply to development of lasting solutions for financial offices
  • Strong written and verbal communication with an ability to condense complex information into briefings for internal teams or external clients
  • Strong critical thinking skills that can analyze data, identify issues, and reconcile between large, frequently complex datasets
  • Ability to analyze process deficiencies and identify improvement recommendations
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task across both business and technical deliverables
  • Self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently or within a team
  • Advanced MS Excel software skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance (requires U.S. citizenship)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/MS degree from an accredited college/university and a CPA
  • Experience supporting compliance with federal accounting standards
  • Experience preparing or reviewing journal vouchers
  • Experience with Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) software
  • Experience with OMB A-123 and Green Book compliance
  • Ability to independently design solutions to solve complex operational deficiencies
What we offer at Kearney & Company

The expected salary range for this position is between $66,000 and $95,000. This range is representative of base pay only and does not include straight time pay for hours worked over 40 per week, company contributions towards paid benefits, and/or bonuses. Actual compensation (meeting or exceeding the range) will be determined based on specific experience, education, work location, clearance level, and other factors permitted by law. This position is eligible for bonuses (when applicable).

We also offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan and 529 Education Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
  • Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity Insurances
  • Legal Insurance and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program, fitness and wellness benefits, and other firm benefits
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time

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Kearney & Company

Kearney & Company

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Senior Business Analyst, Federal

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Posted on: 
June 14, 2024

About Our Company

Established in 1985, Kearney & Company is the largest Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm in the country exclusively focused on the government. Kearney provides financial management services to the government to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of financial operations; increase accountability and compliance with laws, regulations, and guidance; and protect funds from fraud, waste, and abuse. Consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work by multiple publications over the past decade, Kearney fosters a “people first” culture. Our staff — operating from our Alexandria, Virginia headquarters and satellite offices across the United States — have provided services to every Cabinet-level department and most other agencies and commissions. The support we provide helps make government better.

Job Description & Responsibilities

Kearney & Company is seeking a Senior Federal Business Analyst to join our team. The Sr. Business Analyst will operate within a client-facing team that supports audit remediation and financial reporting activities within the headquarters of a large federal agency. This role includes creating and maintaining corrective action plans and supporting financial reporting activities. It requires a general understanding of federal financial management, federal audit, and the federal budget process. A successful candidate will have strong written and verbal communication skills, experience with federal financial management, and an understanding of FASAB standards and guidance, USSGL, and federal accounting scenarios. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Analyze new or existing legislation, guidance, standards, or agency policy, identify potential gaps in existing operations, and recommend solutions
  • Support or lead creation of new process solution including but not limited to desktop guides, quick reference sheets, and briefing materials
  • Assist with manual vouchers and support to correct financial reporting deficiencies
  • Analyze audit findings and support remediation activities including but not limited to process owner interviews, process analysis, gap analysis between old and new processes, and resulting change management support
  • Support training development including training materials and supporting resolving questions from the customer
  • Provide meeting support including notetaking, action item tracking, and document management
  • Contribute to delivery of engagement objectives, actions, and status reporting
  • Support the mentorship and review of junior staff on the project
  • Support ad-hoc process improvements or compliance activities
  • Support development of federal financial reporting and operational reports
  • Support development of analytic or automation tools to remediate audit issues or streamline operational processes

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance, and/or business-related field with a minimum of 3.5 years related work experience
  • Experience working with federal audit or processes with a CFO Act Agency
  • Understanding of GAAP and FASAB standards and guidance
  • Understanding of USSGL and federal accounting scenarios
  • Ability to read guidance, standards, and regulations and apply to development of lasting solutions for financial offices
  • Strong written and verbal communication with an ability to condense complex information into briefings for internal teams or external clients
  • Strong critical thinking skills that can analyze data, identify issues, and reconcile between large, frequently complex datasets
  • Ability to analyze process deficiencies and identify improvement recommendations
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task across both business and technical deliverables
  • Self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently or within a team
  • Advanced MS Excel software skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance (requires U.S. citizenship)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA/MS degree from an accredited college/university and a CPA
  • Experience supporting compliance with federal accounting standards
  • Experience preparing or reviewing journal vouchers
  • Experience with Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) software
  • Experience with OMB A-123 and Green Book compliance
  • Ability to independently design solutions to solve complex operational deficiencies

What we offer

The expected salary range for this position is between $66,000 and $95,000. This range is representative of base pay only and does not include straight time pay for hours worked over 40 per week, company contributions towards paid benefits, and/or bonuses. Actual compensation (meeting or exceeding the range) will be determined based on specific experience, education, work location, clearance level, and other factors permitted by law. This position is eligible for bonuses (when applicable).

We also offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan and 529 Education Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Account
  • Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity Insurances
  • Legal Insurance and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program, fitness and wellness benefits, and other firm benefits
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
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