KL: Herndon, VA

  • Senior Level Audit Remediation & Liaison Support Specialist

    Security Clearance
    TS/SCI
    ID
    2018-1659
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Job Locations

    US-VA-Springfield

    A Day in the Life

    Knowledge Link is in search of a Senior-Level Audit and Readiness Liaison Support Specialist to lead and serve on a team to support the Comptroller Office in the Financial Management Directorate at NGA. In this position you will provide qualified support to the government in the development of policies, procedures, and business process and/or financial management system improvements that enable agency fiscal compliance and audit remediation efforts. You will also assist the government with audit remediation and support the customer at meetings.

     

    Time Well Spent

    Primary functions include:

    • Assists in lead team of contract support staff.
    • Develop staff packages and supporting materials.
    • Prepare and deliver briefings to NGA, FM, and/or oversight agency senior leadership as necessary.
    • Review audit reports, business process internal controls, and supporting financial documentation to identify audit impediments, such as lack of effective controls or substantial non-compliance with laws and regulations, and provide recommendations.
    • Complete corrective actions which may include performing analysis and reconciliations of financial transactions; documenting business processes and internal controls; and providing training to business process owners.
    • Research fiscal statutes, regulations and oversight guidance.
    • Assist in the development and administration of the agency Triannual Review Program.
    • Coordinate MCAP deliverables with business process owners and assist with monitoring goals and milestone targets for completion to ensure each applicable line item identified in the MCAP is addressed and resolved.
    • Manage incoming Prepared by Client (PBC) requests, assign PBC owners, and manage PBC status on a daily basis to include updating the master PBC tracker and database, and providing metrics.
    • Perform quality control on submitted PBC items as required and respond to auditor questions or coordinate meetings between process owners and auditors.
    • Manage communications with internal and external entities to include PBC requests to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS).
    • Manage the Notice of Findings and Recommendations (NFR) process to include receipt and distribution to finding owners for factual accuracy and final acceptance.
    • Provide analysis of NFRs for proper causal factors and recommendations, advise process owners of concerns over narrative.
    • Provide administrative support to the NGA Audit Committee.
    • Respond to request for populations at auditors request.

    Qualified Candidate

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or equivalent work experience
    • Demonstrated specialized experience in a federal financial management function such as an accountant, financial auditor, financial analyst, or financial system analyst.

    Exceptional Candidate

    • Certified Public Accountant or other financial certification such as, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM), and Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP).
    • Demonstrated knowledge of NGA’s business processes and financial management systems.
    • Demonstrated specialized experience with DoD and IC financial management business processes and financial systems.
    • Prior internal or external financial statement audit experience.

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