Government Staff Auditor

9/18/16
Abt Associates (abtassociates.com)
Finance/Accounting

/yr

  Full Time   Employee


Cambridge
Maryland
United States

Organization Overview

Our Finance Department—comprised of over 50 dedicated employees—is committed to facilitating the achievement of the Company’s objectives by providing exceptional financial and administrative expertise and service to our clients. Our organization encompasses Accounting, International Accounting, Internal Audit, Compliance, Treasury Services, Financial Analysis, Corporate Services, and Retirement Management.


Opportunity

The company’s growth agenda and increasing complexity has led to a commitment to invest in its internal support functions. A key success element of this agenda is a strong government accounting compliance team.
The Government Staff Auditor plays a critical role in the government reporting and accounting functions of the company. The successful candidate will support the preparation of various cost submissions and data that are submitted to the Federal government, as well as support the related audits. The Government Staff Auditor will also research government accounting issues and recommend appropriate actions.


Key Roles and Responsibilities

Assists with the preparation of timely and accurate Incurred Cost and Provisional Rate Submissions for distribution to senior management and the cognizant government agency; ensures submissions are FAR and CAS compliant and supports the related audit.
Assists with the design and completion of various compliance audits
Participates in ensuring that processes supporting the government compliance function are effective and efficient in accordance with best practices within the industry
Researches, devises and implements process improvements in close collaboration with management
Ensures the sound application of technology to government accounting processes
Assists with calculating and monitoring the Company’s indirect rates on a monthly basis.
Monitors company compliance with time reporting policy and assists with the preparation of labor metrics for senior management.
Participates in evaluating the Firm’s compliance with company policies and procedures and applicable regulations, recommending changes when appropriate.
Monitors developments in government procurement statues, regulations, and CAS Board pronouncements; notifying department management of any changes to regulations and the potential impact of the change on current company processes.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Accounting
Knowledge of the FAR and CAS a plus
3+ years of previous internal / government audit experience
Superior computer skills with a particular expertise in Excel
Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Ability to work effectively on a team or independently
Self-starter with strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong work ethic

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.

To apply for this job, contact:
Kelley Freeman

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