Internal Audit and Financial Statement Support SME

Fairfax Station, VA
Jul 31, 2021
Aug 02, 2021
Full Time
Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: . Responsibilities This position would support a federal agency located in Washington, DC. The position will be a SME in the federal asset forfeiture program (AFP) and serve as a task team lead. The candidate supports the AFP, provide assistance in monthly data quality reviews, data quality test plans, collecting-analyzing data results, prepare recommendation summaries, prepare finding reports, internal control reviews, internal audits, support CATS and UFMS requirements, prepare ?Aged Assets? reports, and support the AFP and projects. Developing data analytics tools, improving and documenting business process improvements. Leveraging AFP knowledge and experience to identify root cause, risks, quality issues and provide corrective action plans. The candidate shall provide financial statement audit support, perform research and analysis of CATS and UFMS, apply accounting methods, review/validate CATS/UFMS data inconsistencies and provide action plans. Provide support of Prepared by Client (PBC) requirements, assist the OIG and external auditors with annual financial audit statement audits, review-validate and prepare responses to Notice of Findings and Recommendations (NFRs), assist and support Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) review; and track PBC products, support accounting and financial requirements, prepare memos and ad hoc reports. Support internal audit support to include, the OMB Circular A-123 compliance, AFP monthly data quality reviews, internal controls review, and other internal and external audits. Conduct examination of case file documentation for data quality review samples from all of the AFP's participating agencies to determine the validity of the data recorded in CATS; Support federal clients, optimize the operations of their finance organization and strengthen internal controls. This position would support the AFP executing projects to provide audit-compliance review support, collection and analysis of CATS and UFMS data, and designing and implementing business process improvements. The role would require understanding of the AFP operations in order to effectively engage with client stakeholders and lead junior team members. Qualifications Required: Significant experience, at least 4 years successful completion of similar projects and leading tasks. Demonstrates ability to provide guidance and direction at the task level Graduate Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related discipline In lieu of an advance degree, 10 years? experience performing similar work. Experience with federal auditing, internal controls, A-123, developing improvement recommendations and interfacing with various levels of federal management, NFRs, CAPs, PBCs, UFMS and CATS The ability to obtain a Public Trust ? Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) clearance is contractually required US Citizenship is contractually required Desired: Understanding of federal financial management, internal controls and data analytics Experience with federal auditing, internal controls, developing improvement recommendations and interfacing with various levels of federal management CPA, CGFM or PMP or related credential Understanding of federal financial management and internal controls Federal project management experience Additional Requirements The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Disclaimer About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at (see below) . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance 401(k) Retirement Plan Basic Life & Supplemental Life Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities Skills Development & Certifications Employee Referral Program Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive by Jobble