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Staff Auditor in Alexandria at Keystone Advisors

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

KEYSTONE ADVISORS is an Accounting and Audit Firm located in South Holland, IL. We provide highlycompetent financial advisors to leading Accounting and Audit firms in Chicago, Washington,
  DC and other metropolitan areas. 

Keystone is seeking Staff 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  Staff 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.
  • Experience with FIAR and testing of other controls.
  • 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.


The Staff Auditor Must Be A US Citizen with a Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance 


Job Requirements

  • Must Be A US Citizen with a Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business or related field.
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or CPA eligible with educational requirements of at least 30 Hours of Accounting Coursework).
  • 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.
  • 2 years 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.
  • Active Secret Security Clearance

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