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EY Forensic and Integrity Services - Government Contract Services Manager - Multiple Cities in McLean, Virginia

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Washington DC, McLean, NYC, Chicago, Boston, Dallas,

When our clients enter the complex world of doing business with the US Government, they rely on us to help them move through the process. Whether the challenge is a contract, grant or cooperative agreement, the rules and regulations in the federal marketplace require the type of experience found in our Government Contract Services (GCS) practice.

The opportunity With the increasing intricacies of procurement in government, we’re experiencing rapid growth in GCS. As a Manager in GCS, you’ll contribute to our growth by helping your clients forge financial relationships with some of the largest governmental agencies in the world, including the Department of Defense, NASA, General Services Administration, Department of Energy, and many more.

Your key responsibilities Because of the complications of government accounting, no two projects will be the same. You’ll use your skills across the entire spectrum of contract services: allowable costs, audits, business systems, investigations, and termination proposals, to name a few. You’ll also be collaborating with colleagues across multiple service lines, so we’ll look to you to build relationships and identify opportunities for our client to benefit from our expertise in other areas .

Skills and attributes for success - Managing the key components of a portfolio of GCS projects, including strategy, planning and execution - Developing long-term relationships across a network of existing and potential clients, understanding their businesses to provide tailored insights - Constantly implement process improvements for contract bidding and estimating systems - Perform assessment and develop compliance programs - Developing your team through constant coaching and feedback, providing challenging goals and guaranteeing your people have the skills, knowledge and opportunities to grow

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Law, Finance or related field

  • 5 to 8 years’ relevant work experience

  • In depth experience with DCAA, Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)

  • Achieved, or be working towards a professional designation, such as CPA, CFE, CFA

  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to prioritize when working on multiple engagements

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills, and the confidence to communicate complex technical concepts to a wide range of audiences

What we look for We’re interested in people that have a passion for helping clients make sense of the often complex process of government accounting. We’re not just looking for strong accounting skills – we’re interested in people that have the ability to nurture relationships – both internal and external – and are committed to intimately understanding our client’s needs. If you’re looking to become part of a community of advisors where you’ll make a measurable difference across some of the most prestigious businesses around, this role is for you.

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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