Federal - General Fund Project Lead

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Mar 24, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA; Chicago, IL; Pittsburgh, PA; Florham Park, NJ; Charlotte, NC; Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; NYC


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. 



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 7,200 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.


As a Federal - General Fund Project Lead, you are responsible for leading your project team to implement all activities from end-to-end and ensuring alignment with business requirements, including process analysis, design/re-design and/or organization structure definition.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Work with Client, Accenture, and Teaming Partners on and across their assigned Sustainment Support Team
  • Plan and execute all required process steps as defined in Accenture Methodologies
  • Provide and own SAP application support in assigned areas
  • Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting the SAP applications
  • Analyze, design and test break/fix requests and enhancements to SAP modules
  • Provide primary support toward installation of application releases into production as directed
  • Coordinate and participate in structured peer reviews / walkthroughs.
  • Create operational documentation for the SAP application
  • Meet service commitments for assigned deliverables and proactively provide work status
  • Provide input to assist in determining level of work effort for assigned activities
  • Assist their Accenture Supervisor and Client Service Team Manager in monitoring budget by providing estimated-time-to-complete (ETC) and actuals for assigned tasks
  • Provide mentorship and oversight to more junior team members
  • Direct and schedule work activities for a project or sub-project team






Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) OR Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree OR 5 years relevant ERP experience
  • US citizenship required (dual-citizenship not eligible)
  • Must be local OR willing to travel about 50 - 75% to Mechanicsburg, PA
  • 5 years of relevant project management and implementation experience
  • 5 years of experience with ERP (SAP) or other implementation experience
  • 5 years of management experience of teams greater than 5 people 
  • US Federal Government IT experience
  • Experience with Systems Lifecycle Methodology
  • 3 years experience with MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • SAP FI Asset Accounting
  • SAP FI General Ledger
  • SAP Financial Supply Chain Management
  • SAP for Public Sector Funds Management

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.


Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.


US Citizenship Required.



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