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Guidehouse Public Sector Financial Services | IT Controls - Senior Consultant in Albany, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus 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 prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 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:


As an IT Controls Senior Consultant in our Public Sector Financial Services group, you will support project teams both at client sites and internally. Responsibilities will include client management, documenting and testing systems leveraging FISCAM, knowledge of NIST, reviewing SSAE18 SOC1 Reports, and applying an analytical mindset and solution over multiple work products. You will gather and analyze data, identify gaps and trends, and make recommendations related to baseline performance and structure, as well as established best practices and benchmarks.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advise federal clients in improving internal controls over financial reporting and meeting the requirements of related federal guidance and requirements, including: OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A and C, the GAO Green Book, the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA), and Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA).

  • Participate in client-facing discussions and meetings

  • Produce high-impact work products, reports, and other deliverables

  • Create and edit technical and non-technical written work products and graphical presentations

  • Support management control programs

  • Develop corrective action plans, and executing remediation with a focus on internal controls over financial reporting and managing financial statement assertions



  • 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


  • 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 Requirements

  • The 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. Preference will be given to candidates local to Washington, DC.


About 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 . 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

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • 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