Senior Vice President of Internal Audit
Description: Leidos has a career opening for a Senior Vice President of Internal Audit located in Reston, VA. POSITION SUMMARY Senior Vice President of Internal Audit serves as the corporation s chief audit executive and is responsible for managing and leading the internal audit function, which is currently comprised of approximately thirty CPAs and five IT auditors. This Senior Vice President position reports directly to the Audit & Finance Committee for substantive matters and to the General Counsel for administrative matters. The Sr. Vice President will be responsible for planning and executing financial and operational audits to evaluate the Company s internal controls, its adherence to company policies and procedures, and its compliance with applicable legal and regulatory standards. The Senior Vice President will also provide recommendations regarding internal control enhancements and identify areas of opportunity for profit improvement, cost control and risk mitigation. In this senior leadership role, the Senior Vice President will have significant interaction with the Company s Chief Executive Officer, executive team, Audit & Finance Committee and the full Board of Directors. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Assist management in developing and refining its enterprise risk assessment and based on that assessment develop the Audit Plan for approval by the Audit & Finance Committee Conduct internal audits based on the Audit Plan to identify emerging issues, risks and deviations from established controls Communicate the results of the Internal Audit s activities to the Audit & Finance Committee and executive management Provide assistance to the Company s independent public accountant in completion of the annual audit and quarterly reviews Implement a best in class approach to risk assessment, audit process development, utilization of automated audit tools, and the development and training of audit staff Qualifications: REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Superior leadership and communication skills with experience presenting at the board of directors and executive officer level Proven ability to work successfully in a collaborative manner as an integrated member of the management team Strong technical audit skills, including experience in government contracting, special investigations, and SOX compliance. 12 years managerial audit experience in an internal audit department of a publicly-traded company and/or at a Big 4 or large regional accounting firm Broad financial & operational experience enabling career growth into other financial leadership roles BA/BS in Accounting Certified Public Accountant Ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance. Leidos Overview: Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www. Leidos. com. The company s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.