Government and Public Sector - Experienced Staff - RISK - Internal Audit - SECRET CLEARANCE OR HIGHER - Chesapeake, VA
Location:
Richmond , Virginia
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
RIC000C3
The opportunity

The objective of our advisory risk services is to provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape. Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, the overall market and when required by regulation or contract

As a member of our Government and Public Sector (G&PS) Team, you will join a talented group of professionals, serving in key roles advising US Federal Agencies addressing issues in performance improvement, program effectiveness, financial management and IT advisory. Our team focuses on national priorities in Defense, Recovery and Infrastructure Investment, National Security and Health. The development and high growth of our G&PS business is a global strategic imperative for our firm.

Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. You can expect to work with high level client personnel to address compliance, financial, and operational risks as well as perform internal control testing, develop internal audit plans, and provide internal audit services on an outsourcing basis. You will assess the client"s current state internal controls and SOX framework in order to mitigate risk.

Skills and attributes for success

A Risk professional supports our clients in understanding and identifying process risks and designing and assessing process controls to mitigate those risks. They are responsible for documenting process controls, assessing control design, developing test plans to test key controls, and writing reports to summarize observations. In addition, Risk professionals provide process improvement recommendations to design efficient and effective process controls to best mitigate process risks. The successful Risk Staff should:
  • Have knowledge and experience auditing, reviewing, or working with Federal business processes such as funds management, budget execution, receivables management, disbursements, property management, human resources, financial reporting, and grants management
  • Have strong report writing skills to communicate findings and recommendations to clients
  • Have knowledge of working paper documentation standards
  • Have excellent communication skills to discuss observations and negotiate the acquisition of data for testing and reporting on internal controls
  • Be able to work independently with clients and on project teams
  • OMB Circular A-123 or financial statement audit experience is preferred
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance or higher
  • US Certification in at least one of the following: CPA (Certified Public Accountant), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager), or CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional)
Ideally, you"ll also have
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting, finance, or a related discipline
  • CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP, CIA, CIPP, CGEIT certification is desired; If you are non-certified, you are required to become certified within 1 year from your date of hire.
What we look for

We"re interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you"ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you"re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients" most complex issues, this role is for you

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you"ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
  • The autonomy to use a variety of skills to accomplish goals within a designated service line
  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
  • Feedback on your performance that will accelerate your growth, plus the opportunity to provide feedback and mold future leaders
  • An excellent team of colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


A little about us:
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