EY Government - Finance Assistant Director - Commercial Allocations - FAR CAS- McLean-other cities in Columbia, Maryland
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McLean location ideal, however, open to all CST and EST cities
From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.
This GPS Finance Assistant Director role will manage all aspects of corporate home office allocations to the GPS practice.
Lead the development and management of EY home office allocations to GPS for forward pricing and incurred cost purposes
Identify methods of allocation for various corporate groups within the home office
Document bases of estimates for home office allocations
Assist in preparation of the home office disclosure statement
Prepare monthly home office allocations and related journal entries
Analyze monthly variances in home office allocations, to include forecasting significant impacts on GPS
Support EY Home office transaction sampling for unallowable cost
Prepare quarterly home office reporting to DCMA
Support the preparation of annual budgets as well as monthly, annual and multi-year business forecasts
Support external audits with outside independent auditors and regulatory agencies (e.g., DCAA, DCMA)
Support other ad hoc financial reporting and projects as assigned
Skills and Attributes for Success
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel skills and experience building and maintaining complex financial models in Excel
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills which allow for strategic data interpretation versus simple reporting
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and external auditors
To qualify, you must have
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field
Extensive knowledge of FAR/CAS and other government contract accounting requirements
Strong understanding of CAS and FAR Part 31
A minimum of 6-8 years of relevant government contractor finance experience in a CAS compliant environment
A minimum of 4 years working with indirect rate structures, including analyzing and modeling impacts of cost accounting practice changes
A minimum of 2-4 years supervisory experience
Experience supporting preparation of incurred cost proposals and forward pricing rates
Experience supporting the preparation of operating budgets and forecasts
Experience designing, analyzing, and maintaining various types of allocation pools
Experience supporting successful government audit(s) of accounting and finance policies and procedures
Ability to obtain government clearance, if required
Must present verification that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before your start date. If you are not able to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief, an accommodation will be considered upon request.
Ideally, you will also have
Experience supporting implementations of government compliant accounting systems (e.g., Deltek Costpoint)
Experience using TM1 or other budgeting and planning software
Experience building and maintaining complex dashboards to facilitate reporting
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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