KL: Herndon, VA

  • Junior Level Program Office 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 Program Office 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.

    Time Well Spent

    Primary functions include:

    • Providing 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.
    • Developing staff packages and supporting materials.
    • Preparing and deliver briefings to NGA, FM, and/or oversight agency senior leadership as necessary.
    • Reviewing 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.
    • Completing 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.
    • Researching fiscal statutes, regulations and oversight guidance.
    • Supporting NGA with the identification of accounting issues and valuation methodologies for capital acquisition programs.
    • Assisting with defining requirements, aligning work activities within Statements of Work, and establishing contract structures to segregate capital and expense work activities.
    • Assisting with accounting treatment and general ledger account assignment for Contract Line Item Numbers (CLIN’s).
    • Attending program, contract, budget, finance, and other relevant meetings to assist in determining accountability and valuation of assets.
    • Reviewing proposed and executed contract change orders/modifications to support identification and segregation of capital and expense cost elements.
    • Performing review of NGA obligations to ensure that assigned accounting treatments and general ledger accounts were correctly applied during the funds execution process.
    • Responding to PP&E audit related inquiries as part of the financial statements audits or other audits and participate in meetings and other interactions with auditors as needed.
    • Supporting and/or executing PP&E auditability corrective actions and other tasks associated with, or related to, PP&E as identified in NGA’s Corrective Action Plan.
    • Reviewing project expenses for Next NGA West (N2W) to complete standard vouchers to move indirect costs to the Construction-in-Process (CIP) general ledger account and to track CIP so that assets are completed and put into service based on the Real Property Management Manual.

    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.

    As a premier technology integrator Knowledge Link provides full lifecycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. Our employees are driven by integrity and mission-focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Dulles Corner, Virginia, KL’s senior management has real-life hands-on experience working on site and with the customers.


    Knowledge Link is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Vet/Disability


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