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Accenture Federal - Contract Analyst in Chantilly, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, VA

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. 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 9,000 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 Contract Analyst who will facilitate the management of multiple competing priorities.

The work:

  • Responds to complex inquiries into any aspect of AFS' current and past contracts from both internal and external sources

  • Ensures all Contract Management systems are current, accurate, and complete with all of AFS' contract related data

  • Analyzes trends and interpret data across AFS enterprise systems

  • Reviews work of other Contract Management professionals

  • Identifies risks and issues, suggests alternatives or process improvements that lead to the best solution

  • Prepares and disseminates information regarding contract status, compliance, modifications, etc.

  • Achieves a reasonable level of understanding of Accenture’s major business areas (System Integration and/or Outsourcing) in order to communicate effectively with project Senior Executives and provide relevant advice. May provide training to Contract Management personnel.

  • Actively involved in Contract Management initiatives.

Here's what you need:

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Proficient Excel skills (Vlookup, Macros, Pivot Tables)

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Bonus points if you have:

  • Understanding of or experience with Python, R, SQL, and/or data analysis tools (such as Power BI)

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Able to apply sound business judgment

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Able to set priorities and juggle multiple demands

  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible

  • Ability to analyze large datasets

  • Working knowledge of Accenture policy and Contract and Commercial Management Processes preferred

  • Familiarity with FAR, DFAR and agency-specific supplements

  • Understanding of basic Federal contracting principles

  • Prior experience in the contract management/procurement/legal/finance field

Important Information

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.