DXC Technology Advisor Accountant in McLean, Virginia

Job Description:

Advisor Accountant


This role is primarily responsible to assist with the SOX 404 Compliance Program at the Corporate offices in Tysons Corner, VA. The departments in scope are: Treasury, Tax, Consolidations/Financial Reporting and Benefit Accounting.

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare and maintain the annual SOX process scoping, control risk ratings and fraud risk assessments

  • Perform process walkthroughs which includes, but is not limited to, analyzing current operating processes and policies to ensure processes are occurring as documented

  • Analyze any changes to ensure there are no additional risks as a result of the change and support the process owner by executing these changes in the standard Visio Flowchart file

  • Execute tests of design and operating effectiveness for key controls and summarize results

  • Identify key control failures, work with process owners on solutions and communicate to SOX Team management in a timely manner using standard memo

  • Identify improper accounting or documentation and bring to the attention of SOX Team management for guidance on how to proceed

  • Other actions may include researching issues and making recommendations to improve policies, processes and controls accordingly

  • With limited supervision accurately document, evaluate, and communicate the results and conclusions of all audit work performed in accordance with workpaper documentation standards

  • Addresses review notes on testing and other documentation, as appropriate

  • Assist in the refinement of key controls and oversee the continuous improvement of SOX financial reporting processes and procedures

  • Respond to inquiries and act as liaison with both internal and external auditors

  • Assist process owners with completing quarterly certification

  • Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar field

  • CPA or CPA candidate

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience, to include auditing

  • Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and accounting software

  • Big 4 experience a plus

Other Qualifications

  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with less experienced accountants and support personnel

  • Strong communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work

  • Leadership skills a must to organize and lead meetings with process/control owners

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Work Environment

  • Office environment every day

DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities