Consultant, Internal Controls Analyst
Why Work Here? One word: opportunity. Our professionals embrace our "Own Your Career" philosophy sustained growth means creating new opportunities for experienced consultants at all levels of our organization. Learn what it means to truly own your career in our 100% employee-owned firm and be a part of a growing organization with a big, bold future. Read more on The MorganFranklin Way, employee benefits and our recent awards and recognitions. What Will You Do? Perform an initial audit assessment to identify any potential risks based on the previous years audit findings. Participate in walkthrough meetings with process owners. Document business processes in narrative and risk control matrix format, according to OMB A-123 requirements. Perform analysis of business processes to identify key risks and internal controls. Develop test plans and test controls for operating effectiveness. Provide suggestions to management leaders and external clients to improve client internal controls. Assist in the development of corrective action plans to address related findings. Identify opportunities to improve client internal controls, accounting procedures, financial statement and overall operational efficiency. Support the preparation of presentations and briefings, and participate in client meetings and day-to-day interactions. Maintain relationships and communicate with key client personnel to understand business operations, processes, and functions. Attend appropriate training, business seminars and/or conferences to stay up to date with technical skills that align with the firms direction and changes in the industry. Supervise project staff onsite, provide technical guidance on work assignments, independently perform major segments of engagement, act as liaison between project staff and project manager, and perform assigned tasks related to the engagement. What Do You Need to Succeed? Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university. Major in accounting or other technical field preferred. CPA or CPA candidate. Minimum of 18 months of experience supporting federal audit, accounting, and/or financial management advisory services. At least 1+ years of experience supporting internal controls testing as a part of financial statement audits or OMB A-123/Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) requirements. Proficient knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, federal regulations, guidelines, standards and concepts, or other relevant industry practices pertaining to the engagement. Professional services experience and/or specific relevant industry experience. Must be a US citizen with ability to obtain security clearance. Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time. Preferred Qualifications Active Secret security clearance or active interim Secret security clearance. MBA, Masters in Accounting, PMP, CGFM, and/or CDFM. Prior experience as an audit liaison or preparing and tracking audit requests. Experience supporting real property, balance sheet and property line items, Property, Plant and Equipment (PP&E), and/or Operating Materials & Supplies (OM&S).