Federal - Purchasing Compliance Manager
Federal - Purchasing Compliance ManagerAccenture
San Antonio, TX
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
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.
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A Purchasing Compliance Manager who will assist the Purchasing Control Office (PCO) in carrying out Contractor Purchasing System Review (CPSR) compliance for the Subcontract Management and Procurement (SM&P) team in Accenture Federal Services (AFS).
Reports to the PCO Lead
Assist the PCO Lead in responding to External Auditors (e.g., DCAA, CPA, etc.), develop and coordinate the delivery of timely responses
Monitor and assist in responding to External Monitoring (Regulatory) notifications
Interface with peer organizations and company-wide leaders as necessary to provide counsel relative to procurement compliance
Maintain a posture of continuous improvement, driving creative solutions for consideration
Assist the PCO Lead in the annual review and update of AFS Purchasing Manual to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations, and remain abreast of changes to existing Government requirements. Coordinate with SM&P Leadership and External Consultants in updating the Manual annually
Perform thorough review of purchase order/subcontract awards and modifications/change orders to ensure compliance with government regulations and AFS policies and procedures
Provide guidance and direction to Subcontract Management and Purchasing (SM&P) personnel, as well as all other internal peer organizations or customers, on procurement policies and regulatory compliance.
Provide input to periodic analysis reports of findings for SM&P Leadership identifying any gaps and required corrective actions where appropriate to ensuring the quality of compliance documentation for all procurement actions to stand the test of purchasing system reviews
Create training artifacts and participate in and/or conduct training sessions
Develop guidance documentation to memorialize procedures
Assist with and/or coordinate special projects as assigned
Ad hoc supervisory responsibilities as assigned
Here's what you need:
U.S. Citizenship required
6 years experience in Procurement, Subcontracting, or Supply Chain within a Federal Government contracting environment
4 years in CPSR environment
Advanced understanding of FAR and DFARS requirements in subcontracting
Proficiency in reviewing prime contracts to determine regulatory requirements and flow downs
Experience with supporting CPSRs/compliance processes and internal controls
Ability to translate difficult compliance regulatory language into understandable, common sense language and to coach SM&P personnel
Other required skills:
Excellent cross-functional, interpersonal leadership skills
Strong communication and presentation skills
Self-starter with strong organizational and planning skills
Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Bonus points if you have:
Experience with procurement integration activities for mergers and acquisitions
Proficiency in cradle to grave execution of the procurement lifecycle and practical application of regulatory compliance standards
Prior involvement with developing and delivering training to procurement organizations
Familiarity with organizational change management
Direct experience as a Buyer and/or Subcontracts professional with solid understanding of applying compliance standards to source selection, evaluation, regulatory notifications, award, and closeout
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 $91,300 - $130,099 and information on benefits offered is here.
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