Senior Auditor

Empirical Corporation
Washington, DC
Jul 31, 2022
Aug 08, 2022
Audit and Tax
Full Time
If you want an accounting career with more opportunities, it's time to join the emerging leader in financial management services Empirical. We leverage our strong accounting skills and IT proficiency to provide high-quality professional accounting, financial management, and Information Technology services to the federal government. We are seeking a Junior and Senior Auditor to provide accounting and consulting services to our federal clients located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. This is currently a virtual position for candidates in the DC Metro area.. Our commitment to quality means we provide each employee with opportunities to achieve their career goals and advance technically and professionally. As a member of our accounting team, you will receive off-site classroom and on-the-job training from some of the best federal financial managers in the industry. In addition to career growth and development, you will also enjoy competitive compensation and benefits. The Senior Auditor position is a great opportunity to advance your career! You will have opportunities to demonstrate your strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and motivation as you work in our fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Eagerness to learn, the ability to multi-task, and effective communication will also be key factors in your success. Think you have what it takes? We want to hear from you! Job Responsibilities As a Senior Auditor, you will assist our clients with audit observations, findings and evaluating the client's organization to recommend improvements of processes, systems, personnel, and internal controls. You will utilize the clients' policies, regulations, and standards and weigh those against the audit findings in areas of non-conformance. Senior Auditor responsibilities: Perform audits to validate Cost Accounting Standards compliance Review audit reports, financial statements, Government-owned property, business systems, business process internal controls, allowable costs, and supporting financial documentation to identify audit impediments, such as lack of effective controls or substantial non-compliance with laws and regulations, and provide recommendations Review agency's policies, procedures, practices, and internal controls relating to accounting, estimating, and procurement; the evaluation management policies and processes impacting costs Research fiscal statutes, regulations, and oversight guidance Senior Auditor requirements: Certified Public Accountant Certification (CPA) and a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related Finance, or another business-related degree 2+ years' experience supporting federal civilian agency audits or audit support Demonstrated specialized experience with federal financial management business processes and financial systems Demonstrated experience conducting audit liaison duties to include management of requests and quality control of items Prior financial statement audit experience as an external financial statement auditor Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment with demonstrated experience working at a rapid pace and responsive Strong writing skills and attention to detail needed Proficient in the use of the MS Office suite, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Required: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Working knowledge of FAR Part 31 and 2 CFR 200 Cost Principles required Yellow Book Proficiency is a plus Experience with Incurred Cost Submissions schedules is also a plus. Benefits: At Empirical, we understand that providing the best services for our clients requires empowered employees. That's why we mentor our staff to assist and motivate them to achieve and reach their true potential! Our team members receive a diverse array of opportunities for experience and growth, such as our comprehensive career development path for candidates seeking an opportunity to become a member of the executive management team. Competitive compensation, good benefits, flexible work schedules, and excellent formalized training programs are some additional ways we invest in our team members. Benefits include: Health, dental, and vision Matching 401(k) contributions Bonus packages Paid holidays and PTO Life insurance Generous professional development benefits Short & Long-term disability And more! Empirical Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. If you are a candidate in need of assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact Please be advised that this contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of an application.