KL: Herndon, VA

  • Junior Level Financial Management Support Specialist

    Security Clearance
    Regular Full-Time
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    A Day in the Life

    Knowledge Link is in search of a Junior-Level Financial Management Support Specialist to serve on a team supporting the Financial Management Directorate at NGA. In this position you will provide qualified support to the government in the development of policies, procedures, and business process and/or financial management system improvements that enable agency fiscal compliance and audit remediation efforts. You will also assist the government with audit remediation and support the customer at meetings.


    Time Well Spent

    Primary functions include:

    • Develop staff packages and supporting materials.
    • Prepare and deliver briefings to NGA, FM, and/or oversight agency senior leadership as necessary.
    • Review audit reports, business process internal controls, and supporting financial documentation to identify audit impediments, such as lack of effective controls or substantial non-compliance with laws and regulations, and provide recommendations.
    • Complete corrective actions which may include performing analysis and reconciliations of financial transactions; documenting business processes and internal controls; and providing training to business process owners.
    • Research fiscal statutes, regulations and oversight guidance.
    • Assist in the development and administration of the agency Triannual Review Program.
    • Manage the NGA Key Fund Control Personnel database processes, requirements, and records
    • Develop, administer, and sustain NGA’s IPERIA program in accordance with OMB A-123, Appendix C.
    • Support integration of IPERIA program execution with the Agency Financial Report in accordance with OMB A-136.
    • Monitor vendor pay, travel pay, funds control, training payments, and other processes and operations.
    • Conduct Electronic Funds Transfer payment reviews.
    • Develop, administer, sustain, and report NGA’s Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) program in accordance with OMB A-123, Appendix A, including new requirements and appendices as issued.
    • Develop and sustain narratives and flowcharts in swim-lane or other specified formats for end-to-end financial business processes.
    • Document and assess the control environment surrounding DoD and NGA financial and feeder systems to achieve ICOFR compliance and audit readiness.
    • Provide recommendations of alternatives for corrective actions related to deficiencies in accounting, financial management, internal and management controls, and other financial operations.
    • Research, develop, and coordinate new internal controls necessary to ensure compliance with Federal guidance and NGA policies.
    • Identify risks and prevention areas for fraud, waste, and abuse.
    • Conduct compliance reviews to improve the control environment.
    • Conduct testing and documenting conclusions related to Internal Controls over Financial Systems (ICOFS) -NGA’s compliance with FMFIA section 4 and FFMIA section 803(a) requirements (e.g. USSGL compliance and system requirements).

    Qualified Candidate

    • Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business, or equivalent work experience
    • Demonstrated specialized experience in a federal financial management function such as an accountant, financial auditor, financial analyst, or financial system analyst.

    Exceptional Candidate

    • Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification such as, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM), and Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).
    • Demonstrated knowledge of NGA’s business processes and financial management systems.
    • Demonstrated specialized experience with DoD and IC financial management business processes and financial systems.
    • Prior internal or external financial statement audit experience.


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