Internal Audit Senior

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St. Louis, MO
$70,000 - $120,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 16, 2018
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As a member of our Government and Public Sector (GPS) Internal Audit Team, you will join a talented group of professionals, serving in key roles advising public sector clients on their most pressing internal audit issues.  Notably, you will be working with a team of dedicated professionals on implementing and assessing requirements outlined in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123, Management’s Responsibility for Internal Control. Our team focuses on national priorities in defense, recovery and infrastructure investment, national security, international development and health. The development and growth of our GPS business is a priority for our firm.
Job Description:
  • Support our clients in understanding and identifying process risks, and designing and assessing process controls to mitigate those risks.
  • Responsible for documenting process controls, assessing control design, developing test plans to test key controls, and writing reports to summarize observations.
  • Provide process improvement recommendations to design efficient and effective process controls to best mitigate process risks.  Internal control assessment practices as well as advise them on other pressing issues including external audit preparation, remediation of deficiencies, and other internal control requirements determined by their agency and/or department leadership. 
  • Assigned to a particular federal agency as your primary client.
  • Documenting business processes, preparing and submitting documentation requests, testing the design and effectiveness of controls, drafting memos and other reports to explain team findings and recommendations, and assisting process owners with remediation efforts. 
  • Supervising and aiding in the development of one or more Staff resources.
  • Assigning and reviewing work products, providing timely and constructive feedback, and ensuring team members have the opportunities necessary to achieve their career goals.
  • Responsible for completing and reporting project status to engagement leadership, including client personnel.
  • Knowledge and experience auditing, reviewing or working with federal business processes such as funds management, budget formulation and execution, receivables management, disbursements, property management, human resources, financial reporting, and grants management
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Strong report-writing skills to communicate findings and recommendations to clients
  • Knowledge of working paper documentation standards
  • Excellent communication skills to discuss observations and negotiate the acquisition of data for testing and reporting on internal controls
  • Ability to conduct research on regulatory guidance, current industry standards and trends, and new legislation and requirements.
  • Ability to work independently with clients and on project teams
  • Ability and willingness to supervise and develop team members
  • Ability and willingness to hold difficult conversations (with team members and clients) professionally and timely.
  Experience and Education:
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting or finance, or a related discipline.
  • A minimum of  2 plus ears of experience working as an IA auditor or IA risk advisor for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within the industry.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance of Secret level or higher.
  • US certification in at least one of the following: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager), CDFM (Certified Defense Financial Manager, CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional) or PMP (Project Management Professional). If you do not currently have a certification listed above, you must obtain one before being promoted to Manager.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to client site.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
  • Experience with OMB Circular A-123 assessments or financial statement audit, attestation and remediation.
  • Working knowledge of the US Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and the Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS).

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