September 21, 2016

Senior Audit / Internal Controls

Confidential Company - Reston, VA

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    Confidential Company Confidential Company
  • Location
    Reston, VA
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    Full Time
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Job Description

* Developing risk-based audit programs and performing audits to review accounting, business and information technology functions within the OF, FICO and REFCORP. Audits are intended to evaluate the design and effectiveness of internal controls and provide reasonable assurance that risk management, control, and governance systems are functioning as intended to enable the organization to meet its objectives and goals
* Preparing work papers that document the work performed as well as the results and recommendations for improvement
* Leading presentations or meetings to discuss audit results or provide overview of audit processes
* Writing clear, concise audit s that communicate risk management issues and internal controls deficiencies along with providing recommendations for improving the organization's operations, in terms of both efficient and effective performance
* Reviewing the controls of new systems and services prior to implementation
* Conducting special examinations and projects and appropriately documenting the results of that work

* Identifying and developing auditing procedures and techniques that improve audit coverage and efficiency
* Coordinating with external entities to optimize annual independent audits of OF, FICO & REFCORP as well as annual SOC1 review
* Assisting with the development of the annual audit risk assessment and annual audit plan
* Preparing s/documents for Audit Committee presentations
* Assisting in organization wide efforts to prepare for annual regulatory examinations


* A bachelor's degree in finance or accounting from an accredited college or university
* Five years' experience working on assurance or internal audit assignments (Public Preferred)
* Experience in IT auditing is a plus
* Experience in capital markets including securities issuance and operations, regulation and business practices is a plus
* Leadership role on executing defined scope audits of short duration
* Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
* Demonstrated understanding of audit process, internal controls and the documentation of these processes
* Ability to conduct presentation of audit findings
* Superior written and oral communication skills to include demonstrated experiencing writing and / or editing procedures and documentation
* Skilled at working with all levels of an organization (i.e. staff, management, and executives) to conduct value added internal audits
* Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, collaborative, and willing to learn
* Experience working in an office of 100-150 employees is desired
* Professional accreditation (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA) desired