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Financial Management Consultant - Public Sector, Federal Civilian
BDO McLean, VA
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Financial Management Consultant - Public Sector, Federal Civilian

McLean, VA
Expired: April 17, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

Job Summary:

BDO is seeking a Financial Management Consultant to perform financial management tasks, including financial reporting, policy and procedure reviews, audit liaison, automation, and other tasks areas in support of federal government agencies.

Job Duties:

  • Analyzes the Division of Financial Management financial and accounting processes, functions, and responsibilities
  • Provides various financial management functional and systems analyses, reviews, and reports 
  • Develops recommendations for financial management processes, procedures, and policies
  • Analyzes, reviews, and recommends concepts, strategies, and activities for addressing internal and external financial management initiatives
  • Performs data analyses, queries, and reports from the output of the financial system(s)
  • Assesses impact due to government-wide and agency-specific policies, guidance, standards, and initiatives, and provides recommendations for implementation
  • Conducts analyses, reviews, and recommendations in accordance with various financial management guidance such as but not limited to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars, Treasury Financial Manual, Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) 
  • Delivers a full range of services that uses their educational background, experience, and organizational skills while serving BDO's dynamic public sector client base
  • Adapts to a changing client environment while meeting client expectations
  • Manages priorities and works effectively to initiate correspondence and task completion and supports multiple efforts through flexible multi-task coordination
  • Provides summary recommendations to team leadership regarding assigned work stream
  • Applies fundamental industry knowledge and standards to support client reviews, improvements, and/or implementations
  • Communicates and maintains relationships with key client personnel to ensure shared understanding of processes, operations, and functions
  • Prepares presentations, briefings, and actively participates in client meetings and day-to-day interactions
  • Communicates with team management through effective status reporting and demonstrates ownership and accountability for assigned task areas and work products
  • Establishes professional rapport with clients and other organizations
  • Reviews work products for technical accuracy, deliverable quality, and overall value to the client
  • Attends relevant training, seminars, and/or conferences to stay current with technical skills that align with client's needs and changes in the industry
  • Supports recruiting efforts by identifying potential candidates and participating in interviews
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Bachelor's degree, required; focus in Information Technology, Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance, preferred


  • Internship or entry-level work experience, required
  • Two (2) or more years of accounting, finance, business, information technology, management, or operations experience, preferred
  • Experience supporting the Federal government with financial management support, performance management, program and project management, or related fields, preferred
  • Experience with regulations set by the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act, Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), Federal Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and US Government Accountability Office (GAO), preferred


  • Ability to obtain and maintain government agency suitability or security clearance, required
  • Relevant industry certification, such as CPA, PMP, CGFM, CDFM, or CISA, preferred


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), required
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suites, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Well-developed and professional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels within the client organization and in the firm 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate within a team environment and with a customer service focus 
  • Ability to follow instructions as directed 
  • Superior organizational skills required with ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Detail oriented with in-depth knowledge and application of English grammar and ability to proofread all written materials including proposals, pitches, presentations, etc. 

Join us at BDO, where you will find more than a career, you'll find a place where your work is impactful, and you are valued for your individuality. We offer flexibility and opportunities for advancement. Our culture is centered around making meaningful connections, approaching interactions with curiosity, and being true to yourself, all while making a positive difference in the world. 

At BDO, our purpose of helping people thrive every day is at the heart of everything we do. Together, we are focused on delivering exceptional and sustainable outcomes and value for our people, our clients, and our communities. BDO is proud to be an ESOP company, reflecting a culture that puts people first, by sharing financially in our growth in value with our U.S. team.  BDO professionals provide assurance, tax and advisory services for a diverse range of clients across the U.S. and in over 160 countries through our global organization.

BDO is the first large accounting and advisory organization to implement an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). A qualified retirement plan, the ESOP offers participants a stake in the firm's success through beneficial ownership and a unique opportunity to enhance their financial well-being. The ESOP stands as a compelling addition to our comprehensive compensation and Total Rewards benefits* offerings. The annual allocation to the ESOP is fully funded by BDO through investments in company stock and grants employees the chance to grow their wealth over time as their shares vest and grow in value with the firm's success, with no employee contributions. 

We are committed to delivering exceptional experiences to middle market leaders by sharing insight-driven perspectives, helping companies take business as usual to better than usual. With industry knowledge and experience, a breadth and depth of resources, and unwavering commitment to quality, we pride ourselves on:

  • Welcoming diverse perspectives and understanding the experience of our professionals and clients
  • Empowering team members to explore their full potential
  • Our talented team who brings varying skills, knowledge and experience to proactively help our clients navigate an expanding array of complex challenges and opportunities
  • Celebrating ingenuity and innovation to transform our business and help our clients transform theirs
  • Focus on resilience and sustainability to positively impact our people, clients, and communities

*Benefits may be subject to eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets

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8401 Greensboro Drive

McLean, VA
22102 USA


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