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Job #: R-00025395
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Internal Audit
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Internal Audit Team is seeking an Audit Manager for Finance and Operations Audits located in Reston - VA.

In this role, you will be a key member of the Internal Audit team who is responsible for Finance and Operations Audit activities including risk assessment, development of the audit plan, audit scoping and execution and SOX audits. This position reports to the Audit Director and requires a close working relationship with the Business Groups and Corporate functions. You will lead Finance, Operations, Program Audits and Advisory projects. Good leadership skills, ability to train team members and excellent communication skills are also expected from you in this role.

This position requires 10% domestic and international travel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support, direct, plan and evaluate Finance, Operations and Program Audits and Advisory projects, including focusing on various areas, such as Internal Controls, and Financial, Operational and Compliance risks
  • Assist the Audit Director with the development and maintenance of the audit plan and budget, the preparation of audit plan memoranda, execution of audits and advisory projects, preparation of audit reports with specific recommendations to Senior Management
  • Facilitate work with external auditors and other risk management-related departments and other internal stakeholders, including Government Compliance, Ethics and Compliance, and Enterprise Risk Management
  • Leverage expertise in audit, finance, accounting, and technology and apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts
  • Work on complex problems and provide creative solutions
  • Use judgement to accomplish objectives and be self-motivated and directed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Maintain direct supervision of a team of staff and third party contractors, assign work, review work and undertake performance reviews
  • Interview, hire and train employees
  • Interact with executive-level management directly

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and 7+ years prior experience in internal or external auditing, including directing, planning, and evaluating overall internal audit programs
  • 2+ years of experience leading Finance and Operations audit functions and managing audit teams
  • Experience leading and executing risk-based Finance and Operations internal audits and/or risk and control assessments, leveraging  GAAP guidelines, and proficiency in core requirements and methodologies for SOX rules, regulations and internal control programs
  • CPA Certification or equivalent
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills to be applied appropriately across all levels of the organization
  • Possession of excellent project management, organizational, and strategic and innovative critical thinking skills
  • US Citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in Corporate Internal Audit is preferred
  • Consulting or “Big4” experience is a plus
  • Prior government consulting experience or experience working in a government department or quasi government organization

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Internal Audit


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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