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Job #: 658125
Location: FREDERICK, MD
Category: Finance / Accounting / Business Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full-time
Travel Required: None
Shift: Day Job
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Telework: No

Description

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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. Leidos Biomedical's Financial Management Directorate oversees all financial planning and management activities for the Operations and Technical Support (OTS) contract. 

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Internal Auditor will:

  • Performs risk based internal audits of various departments within Leidos Biomed to include reviews of labor, purchasing, payroll, travel, inventory and equipment, and research subcontracts
  • Ability to follow pre-established audit guidelines and instructions reviewing subcontracts. Perform audits of cost reimbursement and time and material (T & M) contracts to verify costs are in compliance with contract terms and conditions and allowable per the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). This process includes examining reports, receipts, invoices, statements and other documents as support for transactions
  • Audits for procedural, statutory, program compliance or operational effectiveness
  • Review travel for compliance with Federal Travel Regulations (FTR) in Deltek T&E system
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned by the Manager of Internal Audit

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

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
  • Proficiency in accounting and auditing principles and practices, procedures, and methods, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Federal Travel Regulations (FTR), and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS)
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) not required but preferred

Expected Competencies:

  • Candidate must be detailed oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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