Government and Public Sector - Advisory Services - Risk, Internal Audit - Manager - Secret Clearance
Government and Public Sector â€“ Advisory Services - Risk, Internal Audit - Manager - Secret Clearance - Tysons, VA
Requisition # MCL00412
Post Date 7 hours ago
GPS Risk A-123 Internal Audit Manager
In a volatile world, effective risk management protects, sustains, and improves business performance. As a risk professional, youâ€™ll be focused on helping our clients develop an integrated and sustainable approach to risk management and internal control that encompasses a holistic view of people, process, and technology. Delivering some of the most significant and class-leading projects globally, youâ€™ll be part of a market-leading network of risk professionals, forming high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service and contribute to building a better working world.
As a member of our Government and Public Sector (GPS) Internal Audit Team, you will join a talented group of professionals, serving in key roles advising public sector clients on their most pressing internal audit and risk management issues. Notably, you will be working with a team of dedicated professionals on implementing and assessing requirements outlined in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123, Managementâ€™s Responsibility for Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control. Our team focuses on national priorities in defense, recovery and infrastructure investment, national security, international development and health. You will be a key team member in the development and growth of our GPS business which is a priority for our firm.
Your key responsibilities
Our Risk professionals support our clients in understanding and identifying process risks, and designing and assessing process controls to mitigate those risks. They are responsible for documenting process controls, assessing control design, developing test plans to test key controls, and writing reports to summarize observations. In addition, Risk professionals provide process improvement recommendations to design efficient and effective process controls to best mitigate process risks.
As a Manager, you may assigned to one or more federal agencies as your primary clients. In this role, you will likely be responsible for leading a work stream or facet of a large engagement or be tasked with being the day-to-day Manager of a smaller one. This varies based on firm needs and current engagement availability. Your daily responsibilities may include working alongside other EY professionals, teaming partners, and client personnel on a wide variety of tasks. These may include: documenting business processes, preparing and submitting documentation requests, testing the design and effectiveness of controls, drafting memos and other reports to explain team findings and recommendations, and assisting process owners with remediation efforts. You will also serve as a direct point-of-contact for client personnel. This will include project status reporting, engagement economic issues, and dealing with client requests.
In addition, as a Manager, you will be responsible for delegating, supervising, and reviewing the work products of multiple Staff and Seniors. This may also include providing feedback and career advice to team members. In addition, you will serve as a formal counselor to one or more Staff and Seniors. This process involves coaching and advising your counselee(s) and participating in the firm-wide performance review process.
Skills and attributes for success
Knowledge and experience auditing, reviewing or working with federal business processes such as funds management, budget formulation and execution, receivables management, disbursements, property management, human resources, financial reporting, and grants management
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
Strong report-writing skills to communicate findings and recommendations to clients
Knowledge of working paper documentation standards
Excellent communication skills to discuss observations and negotiate the acquisition of data for testing and reporting on internal controls
Ability to conduct research on regulatory guidance, current industry standards and trends, and new legislation and requirements.
Ability to work independently with clients and on project teams
Ability and willingness to supervise and develop team members
Ability and willingness to hold difficult conversations (with team members and clients) professionally and timely.
Project and people management skills and experience
Experience and knowledge of engagement economics: budget-to-actuals, contract, burn rates, invoking.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting or finance, or a related discipline
A minimum of five years of experience working as an IA auditor or IA risk advisor for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within the industry
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance of Secret level or higher
US certification in at least one of the following: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager), CDFM (Certified Defense Financial Manager, CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional) or PMP (Project Management Professional).
Willingness and ability to travel to client site (including occasional travel outside of the DMV)
Ideally, youâ€™ll also have
Experience with OMB Circular A-123 assessments or financial statement audit, attestation and remediation.
Working knowledge of the US Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and the Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS)
What we look for
At EY, we know itâ€™s your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference. Top performers have experience delivering against project plans on large, complex engagements from analysis through implementation. They have experience with federal or state agencies in shared services, often gained by working in a Big Four global management consulting firm or a blue-chip company focused on the government and the public sector.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where youâ€™ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Make your mark. Apply today. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.