Public Sector Financial Services | IT Risk & Controls - Senior Consultant

Public Sector Financial Services | IT Risk & Controls - Senior Consultant

01 Jun 2022
Rhode Island, Rhode island, 02901 Rhode island USA

Public Sector Financial Services | IT Risk & Controls - Senior Consultant

OverviewGuidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit www.guidehouse.com. ResponsibilitiesAs an IT Risks & Controls - Senior Consultant on our Public Sector Financial Services team, you will help clients optimize their financial operations. Specific responsibilities include: Apply a variety of analytical, problem-solving, and reporting skills and techniques

Provide direction to small teams and interact with government personnel

Perform rigorous assessments of IT controls using industry-standard guidance and leading practices

Perform walkthrough interviews and maintaining communication with a variety of client stakeholders, including system personnel such as system and database administrators

Request, obtain, review, and analyze a variety of artifacts to assist in executing IT controls testing such as security plans, SOPs, system screenshots, and system configuration settings

Evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of IT controls using provided artifacts, industry-standard guidance, leading practices, and professional judgement

Document the results of IT controls test work in a consistent and high-quality manner that would allow a reviewer to repeat the test and reach the same conclusion

Summarize and communicate IT controls assessment results to a variety of client stakeholders, including senior leadership personnel

Plan and execute day-to-day activities of IT controls assessments individually and for the team

Work with client personnel to understand and analyze known IT control weaknesses, identify root causes, and develop detailed, robust remediation plans

Provide subject matter expertise to client personnel on all matters relating to IT controls and responding to ad-hoc IT controls requests from client personnel

In addition to client-facing responsibilities, this role will support important activities that contribute to the growth of our business, strengthen internal Guidehouse operations, and create a positive work environment for all Guidehouse employees. Some of these activities include but are not limited to:

Assist in business development activities, such as identifying potential client needs and ways Guidehouse can assist, develop proposals and white papers, participate in client and internal account meetings, and more

Participate in Guidehouse’s programs for coaching and mentoring staff

Assist in the development of learning and development materials, courses, and presentations to help Guidehouse employees expand and strengthen their skills

Support Guidehouse programs and initiatives

QualificationsRequired: Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited United States college or university in Information Technology, Business, Accounting or Finance

Ability to obtain Public Trust security clearance

Years of Experience: Candidate must have a minimum of three years of full-time experience with progressive experience providing consulting services to Federal Government agencies or Fortune 500 companies, within the CFO or similar office

Ability to lead technical workstreams, including in a client-facing role, with a strong commitment to quality and standardization

Demonstrates knowledge and experience in IT risk and controls through IT audits, IT control assessments, and IT security reviews. Demonstrates a working knowledge of FISMA, NIST SP 800 series, FISCAM, and other relevant federal information assurance laws, regulations, and guidance. Experience performing OMB Circular A-123 or similar internal control assessments and/or remediating and implementing IT controls is preferable.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel

Significant attention to detail

Preferred:

Relevant certification such as Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)

Familiarity with Federal Government lending and financial assistance systems

Federal audit support, audit liaison, corrective action planning, and remediation

Demonstrated knowledge of business development practices and interest in growing a business

Additional RequirementsThe successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described

Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire

This role is available virtually from PST, CST or EST time zones. Strong preference will be given to candidates local to Washington, DC

DisclaimerAbout Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

401(k) Retirement Plan

Basic Life & Supplemental Life

Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

Skills Development & Certifications

Employee Referral Program

Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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