External Auditor Consultant

The Evolvers Group
Washington, DC
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 24, 2021
Audit and Tax
Full Time
The Contractor shall: BACKGROUND: The Planning, Governance, and Innovation department in Technology Services of the Division of Management propose to engage a Contractor to provide compliance and information security support to in preparation for annual SOX audits and FISMA reviews, provide support in updating policies and procedures, and assist with ongoing compliance self-assessments. REQUIREMENTS: A cents € cents Experience with ERP applications such as PeopleSoft Human Capital Management or Oracle Financials desirable. A cents € cents Simultaneously works on several complex assignments requiring analysis of intricately related complex variables. A cents € cents Experience with leading and successfully implementing high visibility projects desired. A cents € cents Shall have at least five years of progressively responsible experience in the information technology arena as a developer/programmer, security analyst, IT manager, business analyst, system administrator or a combination of these. A cents € cents Possess clear, concise, and effective verbal and written communication and project management skills needed for functioning in an unstructured matrix management environment. A cents € cents CISSP certification strongly desired. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES A cents € cents Participates in the process to evaluate, develop, maintain, and update the technology compliance program. Advises the technology support officer and technology managers on compliance, information security, and internal controls. A cents € cents Prepares the technology departments for the yearly financial statement and SOX audits. A cents € cents Assist in developing required documents in support of internal FISMA reviews. A cents € cents Develop solutions with team members to minimize vulnerabilities. A cents € cents Advises the technology officer of SOX and compliance issues and recommends solutions A cents € cents Provides a weekly status report to the COR documenting concerns, issues, risks, and progress. A cents € cents Recommends and helps implement automated solutions in the areas of compliance, auditing, and vulnerability detection for the branch. A cents € cents Designs, tests, and implements audit mechanisms to detect unauthorized use and to support incident investigations. Ensures proper audit trails are recorded. A cents € cents Creates audit and monitoring reports used by the team, as directed. The External Auditor Consultant shall deliver, but not limited to, the following: A cents € cents Thoroughly assess and validate the SOX Risk Control Matrices (RCM's) for identified systems of record against Board policies. Document findings and recommendations. A cents € cents Crosswalk the SOX RCMs and latest Suspicious Activity Report (SARs)/Board Information Security Program (BISP) against the TS standards and procedures and document the results. A cents € cents Provide recommendations, develop action plans, and help implement capabilities to improve compliance and security practices. A cents € cents Document updates to compliance related policies, processes, procedures, and/or standards as directed by the compliance team Job Requirements:Maintain audit files according to audit manual proceduresImproving internal audit processes by creating effective audit testsDelivering high quality audit documentation and audit deliverablesDevelop audit programs necessary to promote effective audit coverageEnsure timely communication of audit status and audit resultsLearning basic internal audit concepts and developing a functional audit skillsetCompile and document audit findings into the audit file and communicate preliminary audit findings with franchiseesWork with IT audit team to perform integrated audit workComposing and finalizing audit reportsAchieving audit scope and objectivesPreparing audit reports and memorandumsCommunicate and manage audit scheduleSelecting the areas of for internal auditFulfill the organization's internal audit functionAssist in the preparation of internal audit reports through the identification of significant audit findings, preparation of audit recommendations and solicitation of management responses to audit findingsPerform audit condition follow-up proceduresDocumenting the results of the auditOversee the planning and performance of audit procedures by assigned audit staff on audit projects, including establishing purpose, objective, scope, and audit approachDevelop audit workpapers and analyze data using Monarch to improve audit efficiencyManage more than one audit team