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Senior Auditor in Alexandria, Virginia, US at Keystone Advisors

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Job Description

Keystone Advisors is an independent certified public accounting firm licensed in the State of Illinois.

Keystone provides Audit, Accounting, and Advisory Services in the areas of financial and administrative management, organizational and business improvement, program management support, budget support, financial analytical services and reconciliation, technology management and staff augmentation.

Keystone is seeking Senior Auditors in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to support one of our valued clients, one of the world's leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firms in the United States.

The Senior Auditor will work with our client to perform compliance, financial, internal and quality assurance audits.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensures compliance with established internal control procedures by examining records, reports, operating practices and documentation.
  • Support performance, compliance, financial, internal and quality assurance audits.
  • Ability to review and analyze accounting detail transactions for accuracy.
  • Monitor the posting, review, validation and reconciliation of accounting data with source documents and/or feeder systems.
  • Conduct analysis and prepare management control assessments.
  • Analyze weekly/monthly financial reports/statements.
  • Completes audit work papers by documenting audit tests and findings.

Job Requirements

The ideal Senior Auditor must meet the following requirements:

  • Must Be A US Citizen with an Interim Secret Security Clearance or higher or have the ability to obtain a security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business or related field.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • 80 hours of continuing professional education and training in the past two years that meets the government CPE requirements. At least 24 of the 80 hours of continuing education and training must be in subjects directly related to the government environment and government auditing.
  • 4 years or more of accounting and/or audit experience preferably in the federal environment (DOD/DLA).
  • Experience assisting with financial risk identification, reviewing and evaluating financial reports and accounting transactions processes including controls related to federal entities.
  • Experience in financial and systems controls/accounting and functional support services.

Desired Skills:

  • Professional knowledge of accounting theories, practices, methods, and techniques to accomplish independently a variety of assignments involving the analysis of financial data.
  • Ability to identify accounting needs not met by the prescribed system, recommend improvements in accounting and financial procedures or services and submit systems change requests.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and analyze accounting procedures to resolve operational problems.
  • Ability to multitask and work both independently and on a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project)

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K Match
  • Health insurance package available