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Senior Audit Specialist

MCR • Washington, DC

Posted 25 days ago

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Degree - 4 Year Degree
Finance, Accounting


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Job Description

MCR, LLC, is the nation’s premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered strategic planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and program assessment solutions to help government and commercial clients success­fully manage their programs. MCR’s 400+ professionals provide critical thinking and integrated solutions to smart acquisition professionals, helping customers become more efficient and effective in managing complex programs. More information can be found at .
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS) provides Information Technology (IT) support and technical solutions for the Department of the Navy (DoN) within the enterprise and business domain. PEO-EIS is responsible for overseeing life-cycle management of several Acquisition Category (ACAT) I IT programs, projects, and initiatives. In this role, PEO-EIS is accountable for the efficient and proper planning, design, implementation, and operation of shore-based DoN networks and combat support-related enterprise information systems, and is a key stakeholder for the development of requirements for future IT capabilities and operations. Oversight and management of the PEO-EIS Portfolio represents every discipline within the acquisition management field, as well as several unique areas of expertise concerning corporate finance structure and special skills regarding the Defense Property Management System. The ability to integrate all of these activities across the portfolio also is a major requirement for the support services, and an approach that focuses on the integration of many specialized teams across multiple programs.
The PEO-EIS Portfolio is comprised of several major efforts: (a) The Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI)/Continuation of Services Contracts (CoSC) is a multi-billion dollar enterprise network contract serving more than 700,000 users across the Navy and Marine Corps. This program incorporates the range of Enterprise IT issues including hardware (procurement, configuration management, asset valuation and tracking), software licensing, data center management, call center management, and critical Information Assurance (IA) initiatives. The CoSC facilitates the NMCI continuation of services via Hewlett Packard. (b) Next Generation Enterprise Networks (NGEN) is the future set of DoN IT services with ACAT I program reporting requirements to the DoN, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), and Congress. (c) Sea Warrior is a complex portfolio of over 20 Human Resource and Manpower Systems with significant oversight and interest at the OSD and Congressional level. (d) Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (Navy ERP) is a Navy-wide implementation of a SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for financial and acquisition management and supply solution that combines specialized skills in Change Management, ERP development and implementation, and acquisition support at the ACAT I level. (e) Global Combat Support System – Marine Corps (GCSS-MC) is an ACAT I global supply and maintenance system with over 35,000 users across the USMC. It is being deployed world-wide to the Marine Corps, and includes all phases of acquisition from future requirements, development, and implementation and sustainment of an Oracle ERP solution.
The Senior Audit Specialist will be responsible for leading an audit team and managing the Corrective Action Plans developed from audit findings using the procedures documented in the Federal Information System Control Audit Manual (FISCAM). The incumbent will be required to develop, edit and recommend changes to Department of Defense documents that deal with audits. The incumbent will prepare meeting agendas and meeting minutes and draft audit response documents.

Job Requirements

Education requirements are a Masters degree with ten years of experience or a Bachelors degree and 15 years of experience. Certifications preferred – CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or CGFM (Certified Government Financial Manager), or CDFM (Certified Defense Financial Manager), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), or CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) certifications preferred. 
Progressive positions in the financial management audit field demonstrating the ability to lead a team is required.
Understand the Financial Management Audit processes from a general and technical perspective. Experience with FISCAM requirements and the ability to evaluate information systems audit risks and control implements such as those employed by Navy ERP, i.e., General Controls, Access Monitoring, Segregation of Duty, Configuration Management, Patch Management, Security Controls, Interface Error Monitoring Tracking, Sensitive Transactions, etc. Capable of developing and/or reviewing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to meet Audit findings after working with process owners to understand/validate how SPAWAR PMW-220 portfolio systems operate. Familiar with the development of policies and ability to instruct Systems Commands (SYSCOMs) and Service Providers on the processes required to be in audit compliance. Possess prior experience with information security and audit processes closely resembling those found in system such as Navy ERP and other enterprise level systems; especially, processes that could potentially impact an organization's financial statement. Understand Internal Controls over Financial Reports (ICFR). Understand enterprise risk management (ERM) and key objectives – strategy, operations, financial reporting, compliance. Must have the ability to work with little-to-no direct supervision and to meet deadlines on assigned tasks.
Must be proficient in the following software applications:
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Microsoft SharePoint, including how to navigate and post documents using mandatory metadata requirements
Some Cyber understanding will be helpful and is preferred.
U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to obtain and retain the designated Government clearance (Secret). Must have an active Secret clearance.
MCR, LLC, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID: 3613
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