EY Government & Public Sector, Exp Staff - Risk -Internal Audit-SECRET CLEARANCE-St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri

Government & Public Sector, Exp Staff - Risk -Internal Audit-SECRET CLEARANCE-St. Louis


Requisition # STL000NP

Post Date Aug 09, 2018

GPS Risk A-123 Internal Audit Experienced Staff

In a volatile world, effective risk management protects, sustains, and improves business performance. As a risk professional, you’ll be focused on helping our clients develop an integrated and sustainable approach to risk management and internal control that encompasses a holistic view of people, process, and technology. Delivering some of the most significant and class-leading projects globally, you’ll be part of a market-leading network of risk professionals, forming high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service and contribute to building a better working world.

The opportunity

As a member of our Government and Public Sector (GPS) Internal Audit Team, you will join a talented group of professionals, serving in key roles advising public sector clients on their most pressing internal audit and risk management issues. Notably, you will be working with a team of dedicated professionals on implementing and assessing requirements outlined in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-123, Management’s Responsibility for Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control. Our team focuses on national priorities in defense, recovery and infrastructure investment, national security, international development and health. You will be a key team member in the development and growth of our GPS business which is a priority for our firm.

Your key responsibilities

A Risk-Internal Audit 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. Our clients rely on EY to deliver industry leading internal control assessment practices as well as advise them on other pressing issues including external audit preparation, remediation of deficiencies, and other internal control requirements determined by their agency and/or department leadership.

As a Staff, you may be assigned to a particular federal agency as your primary client. In this role, you may work alongside other EY professionals, teaming partners, and client personnel on a wide range of tasks. These may include: documenting business processes, preparing and submitting documentation requests, testing the design and effectiveness of controls, drafting memos and other reports to explain team findings and recommendations, and assisting process owners with remediation efforts.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Knowledge and experience auditing, reviewing or working with federal business processes such as funds management, budget formulation and execution, receivables management, disbursements, property management, human resources, financial reporting, and grants management

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

  • Strong report-writing skills to communicate findings and recommendations to clients

  • Knowledge of working paper documentation standards

  • Excellent communication skills to discuss observations and negotiate the acquisition of data for testing and reporting on internal controls

  • Ability to conduct research on regulatory guidance, current industry standards and trends, and new legislation and requirements.

  • Ability to work independently with clients and on project teams

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting, finance or a related discipline

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working as an IA auditor or IA risk advisor for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm or within the industry

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret-level security 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), CDFM (Certified Defense Financial Manager, CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional) or PMP (Project Management Professional). desired; If you are non-certified, you are required to become certified within one year from your date of hire.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to client site (including occasional travel outside of the DMV)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with OMB Circular A-123 assessments or financial statement audit, attestation and remediation.

  • Working knowledge of the US Standard General Ledger (USSGL) and the Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards (SFFAS)

What we look for

At EY, we know it’s your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference. Top performers have experience delivering againstproject plans on large, complex engagements from analysis through implementation.They have experience with federal or state agencies in shared services, often gained by workingin a Big Four global management consulting firm or a blue-chip company focused on the government and the public sector.

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, 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.

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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.