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Salary: $87K – $126K
Close Date: Friday, June 2, 2023 @midnight
Location: Arlington, VA
As a Senior Auditor I, you will conduct audits and reviews of the Airports Authority’s operations to ensure compliance with prescribed guidance, the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes, and the ethical and responsible management of business and financial resources.
This is a developmental level position and may lead to the full performance Senior Auditor II position.
After 12 months of successful performance and upon achieving one of the following certifications: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (North America), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or equivalent certification in a related field. a one grade increase is awarded non-competitively and the incumbent moves to the Senior Auditor II job profile (S12140A).
Leads a variety of audits and reviews of Airports Authority business areas, to include contracts, human resources, airport operations, public safety, information technology, engineering, etc. As knowledge and experience are gained, may be tasked to assist more in the audit process and staff development. Performs related functions.
- Conducts various risk-based audit engagements and consulting engagements. Projects include identifying applicable criteria, conducting comprehensive fieldwork activities, reviewing, and analyzing evidence, and documenting procedures and conclusions.
- Identifies and evaluates risk areas and opportunities for improvement, identifies or clarifies known/suspected problems, conducts root-cause analysis, and identified related effects, and recognizes when any laws, regulations, rules, or standards are contravened or not fully met.
- Provides input into the development of the annual internal audit plan.
- Conducts interviews, reviews documentation, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, prepares working papers, and conducts entrance and exit conferences with minimal supervision.
- Maintains organizational and professional ethical standards and completes all internal audit work in compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).
- Assists in communicating the results of audits and consulting projects via written reports and presentations to the Audit Manager, VP of Audit, and Management.
- Keeps abreast of developments in the fields of accounting, auditing, and management/program analysis, of ‘best practices’ governing financial reporting, auditing, internal controls, process analysis, and Airports Authority programs and operations.
- Represents the Office of Audit at meetings, maintaining productive team-oriented client and staff relationships.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Five years of progressively responsible experience in auditing or accounting that includes substantive work in conducting internal audits, information technology audits, financial audits, accounting, business analysis, or program evaluations and a bachelor’s degree in accounting, Auditing, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field. A master’s degree may be substituted for two years of professional experience.
- Competent level of knowledge related to auditing standards and methods (including IIA Standards), Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and skill in applying them to routine and non-routine auditing duties and responsibilities.
- Ability to understand and assess compliance with the full range of contracts, laws, regulations, and Airports Authority policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
- Ability to lead audits, assign tasks, and review work in progress to completion, consistent with the prescribed goals and objectives with minimal supervision.
- Ability to supervise junior auditor tasks as part of the audit process.
- Ability to perform complex analyses of data and information to develop audit findings and recommendations with minimal supervision.
- Ability to speak and write effectively, with emphasis on communicating technical issues to nontechnical audiences.
- Skill in using modern office suite software and data analytics tools.
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
- A state driver’s license in good standing.
- Must have at least one of the following certifications: Internal Audit Practitioner designation from the Institute of Internal Auditors (North America), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (North America), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors (North America), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners or an equivalent certification.
A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.| Follow us on Twitter @MWAAcareers.
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