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Accenture

Federal - Pricing/CDTS Specialist (R00102615_St. Louis)

Business and Financial Operations

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, or St. Louis, MO

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 12,000+ dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

You are:
A Pricing/CDTS Specialist who will support pricing activities at either a specific portfolio (aligned) or across AFS (centralized). You will work closely with Managers and Senior Managers on reviewing the solicitation, developing the internal economic model, and preparing cost/price volumes in compliance with solicitation instructions, FAR requirements, disclosed Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), agency particular requirements, GAAP requirements and AFS Policies.

The work:

  • Lead the shaping, structuring, and closing of federal government pricing actions; including working proactively with clients and Accenture management to ensure compelling business cases for both the client and for Accenture

  • Prepare financial deliverables that are accurate and compliant with Accenture policies, GAAP, and federal government standards

  • Assist the proposal team on financial aspects for management approvals, work to identify the underlying costs associated with an offering, and drive the financial modeling efforts to determine the costing, pricing, client capital financing and overall profitability for Accenture

  • Develop cost/price volumes in response to federal solicitations, contract modifications, requests for equitable adjustments, and terminations for convenience

  • Ensure that Point of Sale (POS) financial information is transitioned to Client Financial Management (CFM) at project set-up as well as maintain the POS documentation for all proposals

  • Lead opportunities to continuously improve training, methodologies, tools, and skills

  • Assist with training of junior team members and contribute to knowledge sharing

Qualifications

Here's what you need:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration

  • 2 years of federal government pricing experience OR 3 years experience in Finance Accounting, Economics, Financial Planning and Analysis, Financial Reporting, and/or Auditing

  • Strong Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint)

  • Advanced Excel Skills (e.g., Pivot Tables and VLOOKUP/SUMIF functions)

  • Understanding of Cost Type, T&M, and Fixed Price contract types

  • Experience with federal government contracting and procurement regulations (CAS, FAR)

  • Familiarity with reading and interpreting federal government solicitation documents (RFP, RFQ, SOW, etc.)

Other required skills:

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced deadline driven environment

  • Communicate effectively with levels of management

Bonus points if you have:

  • Master’s degree or finance/accounting certification

  • Familiarity with the General Services Administration (GSA) schedules program

  • Understanding of Business Case, cost, and price components

  • Experience in cost/price proposal development

  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $71,600-$100,299 and [Register to View] .



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