Internal Auditor (NCI)
The mission of the Internal Audit Department is to provide an independent, objective, assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc operations. Value is added by applying a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes with Leidos Biomedical Research. The Internal Audit Department will accomplish this mission by planning and executing a risk based schedule of audits and performing consulting services as the opportunity present themselves. Compliance with Leidos Biomedical Research policies is the responsibility of management. Internal Audit is responsible for testing compliance and reporting to management the findings.
KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES- AUDITOR
Leidos Biomedical's Financial Management Directorate oversees all financial planning and management activities for the Operations and Technical Support (OTS) contract.
The Auditor I will:
- Perform internal audits of various departments within Leidos Biomed to include reviews of purchasing, payroll, travel, inventory and equipment, research subcontracts
- Perform audits of cost reimbursement and time and material (T & M) contracts to verify costs are in compliance with contract terms and conditions
- Examine reports, receipts, invoices, statements and other documents as support for transactions
- Audit for procedural, statutory, program compliance or operational effectiveness
- Inspect payroll records, assets, liabilities, inventories, disbursements, canceled checks, etc. to ascertain validity of information to determine dependability of record keeping and reporting practices
- Review travel for compliance with Federal Travel Regulations (FTR), Deltek T&E system
- Assist in audit of cost reimbursable subcontract of International subcontract to determine if costs are allowable per FAR and terms and conditions of the subcontract
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
- Possession of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education).
- Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
- In addition to education requirements, a minimum of three (3) years of general accounting and/or auditing experience is required.
- Ability to follow pre-established audit guidelines and instructions in reviewing subcontracts.
- Able to apply special governmental rules and regulations regarding accounting and auditing practices.
- Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices, office practices, procedures, methods and equipment.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) not required but preferred
- Understanding and knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
- Awareness of Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) procedures, T&M contracts, Cost Reimbursable contracts, FAR part 31 – allowable costs, Deltek Costpoint and Deltek T&E.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.