Senior Audit Program Analyst - Office of Inspector General

Recruiter
Legal Services Corporation
Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary
USD 72,650.00 - 113,362.00 per year
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
12 May 2021
Ref
J0J64724265
Job role
Audit
Sector
Legal
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Details

Job Location
LSC - Washington, DC

Position Type
Full-Time/Non-Exempt

Education Level
Bachelor's

Salary Range
$72,650.00 - $113,362.00

Job Shift
Day

ABOUT LSC:

Established by Congress in 1974, the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the country's single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans. LSC currently funds 132 independent nonprofit legal aid organizations with more than 800 offices throughout the nation. LSC's mission is to promote equal access to justice and provide grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans.

The LSC Office of Inspector General operates under the Inspector General Act. The OIG has two principal missions: to assist management in identifying ways to promote efficiency and effectiveness in the activities and operations of LSC and its grantees; and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse. The OIG's primary tool for achieving these missions is fact-finding through financial, performance and other types of audits, evaluations and reviews, as well as investigations into allegations of wrongdoing. Learn more about the LSC OIG at: www.oig.lsc.gov.

LSC is located in Washington, DC, and the successful candidate will be expected to live in the DC area. LSC employees are currently teleworking due to the Covid-19 pandemic. When LSC returns to the office, the successful candidate will be expected to work at the office as well.

BASIC FUNCTION:

The Senior Audit Program Analyst manages audit information systems, provides comprehensive administrative and coordination support to the audit reporting process, applies advanced analytical methods and techniques to identify, extract, analyze and report data, and develops and maintains a working knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to federal Offices of Inspectors General, LSC, and nonprofit corporations. The Senior Audit Program Analyst reports to and is supervised by the Director of Audit Operations. The position is under the overall direction of the Assistant Inspector General for Audit and supports the audit division.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides high-level administrative and analytical support to Director of Audit Operations and audit division.
  • Manages administrative aspects of audit reporting process. Facilitates managerial review and issuance of audit reports and other products. Ensures written products meet style, formatting, and general quality standards, and require minimal editing before being released to LSC management, Board of Directors, Congress, and other entities.
  • Manages and maintains audit information systems ensuring data is complete, current, and accurate. Responsible for tracking the status of audit findings, recommendations, corrective action plans, and other critical data. Synthesizes large amounts of data into relevant and timely reports used for management decision-making.
  • Conducts research to assist management and auditors with projects and inquiries. Collects requested data and information from various sources; performs detailed analysis; prepares summaries of findings and other written reports and correspondence.
  • Serves as liaison to internal and external stakeholders. Issues reports, receives, and tracks responses to audit recommendations. Supports auditors and management throughout audit process and with other projects.
  • Principal point of contact for grantees and independent public accountants (IPAs). Conducts research and advises IPAs on a wide range of audit requirements. Prepares correspondence to auditees, IPAs, and grantees. Refers sensitive inquires to audit management with recommendations for appropriate response.
  • Maintains and compiles data for the audit division's section of OIG's Semiannual Report to Congress and the Quarterly Activity Reports. Coordinates with staff to prepare comprehensive draft and final reports. Ensures report content is accurate, complete, and submitted timely.
  • Provides support to the Director of Audit Operations and the audit division to procure and fulfill training requests. Maintains and reconciles the training records for the audit division, ensuring GAGAS continuing professional educational requirements are met.
  • Ensures that audit related information on LSC OIG's website is current, relevant, and accurate. Coordinates with webmaster to review, revise, and refresh website content as needed.
  • Fosters and maintains productive working relationships with OIG and LSC management, grantees, IPAs, and other internal and external stakeholders. Provides excellent customer service.
  • Maintains current understanding of audit profession, relevant standards and guidance, industry resources, trends, and best practices.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

    General:

    Strong initiative and problem-solving skills; superb organizational and coordination skills, and ability to plan, manage and execute multiple and shifting priorities; unimpeachable integrity and personal ethics; demonstrated ability to produce professional, well-written work product; excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to effectively reach different audiences, including all levels of OIG audit and management staff; excellent customer service skills; capable of working independently with minimum supervision and as member of a team.

    Technical/Specialized:

    Related undergraduate degree (e.g., business administration, management) and a minimum of five years of work experience, including progressive responsibilities. Incumbent should have a basic knowledge of audit and an OIG audit function. Ability to perform research, compile data, and assimilate information to present to higher-level management. Analytical ability and an understanding of pertinent basic statistical, accounting, budget, and management principles. Proficiency in Office 365, including advanced expertise using Word and Excel, and database programs.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    $72,750 to $113,362 (including Locality Pay)

    Excellent benefits package.

    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    To apply, submit a complete application (provide ALL of the information requested and answer ALL of the questions) and attach a résumé and cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply directly by filling out the "Apply Now" section at the top right side of this page. Once you click "Submit," you will be directed to a webpage to create a candidate profile and complete the application.

    If reasonable accommodation in the application process is required, please notify OHR at jobs@lsc.gov.

    DIVERSITY STATEMENT:

    LSC embraces diversity as a core value. We recognize that our success as a corporation depends upon creating and maintaining a diverse team of talented professionals, and we are committed to a workplace that reflects and supports diverse individual backgrounds and perspectives. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination includes race, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, personal appearance, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, family responsibilities, disability and status as a veteran, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws or regulation. We strive to have a workplace that is comfortable and welcoming for everyone. LSC is an equal opportunity employer.