EY Government & Public Sector - Risk/Internal Audit - Staff - Tysons, VA in McLean, Virginia

Title: Government & Public Sector - Risk/Internal Audit - Staff - Tysons, VA

Location: US-VA-McLean

Job Number: MCL003DZ

Management and boards of directors rely heavily on internal audit to provide important proactive assessments and assurance around the effectiveness of controls and company processes, while also providing objective advisory support. As an internal audit professional, you will be leading engagements to identify control enhancements, operational and compliance process improvement and efficiency opportunities, as well as company-wide cost improvements. EY is a global leading service provider in this space, with a reputation for high quality and cost-effective innovative offerings.

Our structured career framework means you’ll continue to develop, whatever level you’re at. And with a network stretching around the globe, you’ll gain valuable insight across industries and geographies. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Qualifications:

Job Summary:

As a member of our Government and Public Sector (G&PS) Team, you will join a talented group of professionals, serving in key roles advising US Federal Agencies addressing issues in performance improvement, program effectiveness, financial management and IT advisory. Our team focuses on national priorities in Defense, Recovery and Infrastructure Investment, National Security and Health. The development and high growth of our G&PS business is a global strategic imperative for our firm.

Key Responsibilities:

A Risk 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. The successful Risk Staff should:

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

  • Have strong report writing skills to communicate findings and recommendations to clients

  • Have knowledge of working paper documentation standards

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

  • Be able to work independently with clients and on project teams

  • OMB Circular A-123 or financial statement audit experience is preferred

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret 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), or CGAP (Certified Government Auditing Professional)

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.