Internal Auditor Associate - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Diego
United States


Job Description:

SAIC is looking for a new Internal Auditing Associate to join the team. This position can be worked remotely.

The successful candidate will participate in Financial, Operational and Compliance audits performing procedures ranging from detail transaction testing to evaluating and establishing audit scopes. Candidate will evaluate business processes and activities of various functional organizations for compliance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and company policies and procedures. Candidate is expected to conduct audit projects with minimum supervision, work closely with audit managers assessing effectiveness of internal controls and drafting management comments and recommendations.  Candidate will also be expected to effectively carry on investigations requested by management.  The position requires less than 5% travel.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with performing operational, financial, Sarbanes-Oxley, assist investigations and compliance audit projects
  • Perform audits in a professional manner with agreed upon scope and milestone estimates in accordance with audit program
  • Conduct interviews, review supporting documents, and prepare testing worksheets
  • Identify, develop, and document audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed
  • Assist in communicating audit results and conclusions via written reports or oral presentations to management


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other business field from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of internal controls, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and Generally Accepted Auditing Standard
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with various levels of management
  • Competent in the use of MS Excel or other data analytic tools
  • Possess a positive and proactive attitude and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a high paced team environment and must be organized and detail oriented


Desired Skills:

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or related certification
  • Experience in auditing at a large or mid-tier audit firm or corporate internal audit function
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 audit activities
  • Knowledge of government contracting terminology, concepts, and practices
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions