Manager, Audit Readiness

MorganFranklin Consulting
17 Jul 2019
17 Jul 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Why Work Here?

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What Will You Do?
  • Maintain relationships and communicate with key client personnel to understand business operations, processes, and functions.
  • Maintain relationships and communicate with key client personnel to understand business operations, processes, and functions.
  • Manage a team of support staff conducting audit liaison, program management office support, and sustainment tasks.
  • Prepare presentations and briefings, and actively participate in client meetings and day–to–day interactions.
  • Actively participate in career development activities and technical training of staff.
  • Review work products to ensure technical accuracy, deliverable quality, and overall value to client.
  • Provide the full range and depth of accounting support services to include both GAAP, Non–GAAP and Governmental Accounting Services.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to document procedures for metrics validation, audit response, site visits, entrance and exit conferences, file maintenance, and code management.
  • Research new accounting pronouncements and identify opportunities to improve overall operational efficiency.
  • Develop recommendations for an effective governance structure to include an Assessment Implementation Team (AIT), Senior Assessment Team (SAT), and Senior Management Control Council (SMCC).
  • Support the DoD in evolving its established A–123 Program and Manager's Internal Control Program (MICP).
  • Review general recommendations and implementation of corrective action plans to remediate issues for identified deficiencies.
  • Prepare NFR and CAP responses on behalf of the client and monitor CAP implementation, testing, and close–out with relevant stakeholders.
  • Validate completeness of data, tracing of transactions through the systems and other financial analyses, root cause analyses of non–compliant financial system transactions, monthly year–to–year and quarterly quarter–to–quarter balance fluctuation, and identification of issues that could present audit risk.
  • Provide internal control assessments of both systems and processes and advise on the appropriate controls to have in place.
  • Provide recommendations regarding compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) and applicable accounting, internal control and audit standards.
  • Provide support for financial and performance audit coordination.
What Do You Need to Succeed?

Minimum Qualifications
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance.
  • 5+ years of federal auditing and/or federal financial management experience.
  • Master's degree in a business management field OR one or more of the following certifications: CPA, PMP, CGFM, CDFM, or CISA.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, lookups, data manipulation formulas).
  • Experience with FIAR, USSGL, OMB A–123, CFO Act, FMFIA, FFMIA, GAGAS (Yellow Book), and OMB Circulars.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy; inclusive of data mining and ad hoc reporting.
  • Professional services experience and/or specific relevant industry job experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience supervising and directing efforts of staff.
  • Experience with Financial Statement audits or preparation of assertion packages.
  • DoD legacy financial management systems and processes experience.
  • DoD policies, systems and procedures for personnel, acquisition, inventory, property and material management experience.
  • DoD financial management policies and procedures experience.
  • Prior experience as an audit liaison or preparing/tracking audit requests.

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