Audit Manager job with USAJobs

Audit Manager job with USAJobs




The Audit Manager supervises the planning and performance of various types of assigned audits, including performance, financial, and financial-related audits. The incumbent serves as the auditor-in-charge or team member depending on project and staffing needs. The incumbent also supervises auditors. The incumbent reports to and is under the direct supervision of the Audit Director.
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  • Plans and conducts performance, compliance, financial, and financial-related audits, reviews, and inspections to improve efficiency and effectiveness of LSC and grantee operations, to ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and to identify and/or deter actual and potential fraud waste, abuse, and mismanagement.
  • Serves as the Audit Manager, auditor-in-charge or audit team member on projects. As Audit Manager, the incumbent is responsible for overall project management, provides independent and professional guidance to team members on all steps in the audit process, including reviewing working papers of team members, identifying significant audit findings, making authoritative recommendations, and resolving most complex audit issues. Assists in conducting audits, as necessary.
  • Devises techniques to analyze and evaluate audit evidence and results; develops analytical opinions, findings, and recommendations; and leads and conducts entrance and exit conferences with auditees.
  • Supervises one to four assigned auditors. Day-to-day supervision entails coaching and mentoring assigned staff, suggesting appropriate training classes, conducting annual performance management assessments and on-going check-ins, and approving timesheets and leave.
  • Prepares audit plans, audit programs, audit documentation, audit reports, and related correspondence; identifies significant audit areas that require decisions and presents recommendations and options on the direction the audit should take.
  • Reviews proposed changes to professional standards, principles, and guidelines, and provides comments with respect to the impact proposed changes would have on the OIG, LSC, and grantee operations.
  • Assists in the training of staff members.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Travel Required

    Occasional travel – Travel is required and a portion of the work occurs onsite at various Legal Services Corporation grantee locations throughout the U.S. and its territories. Due to COVID-19, all travel is suspended until further notice.

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential
    00 – Yes.


    Conditions of Employment




    Solid leadership and management skills; excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to craft solid written products that require minimal editing; strong judgment and discretion; high degree of flexibility, initiative, capacity for self-management, and exceptional attention to detail; strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to draft procedures to address targeted areas of concerns; ability to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities under tight deadlines; unimpeachable integrity and personal ethics; ability to systematically organize and catalogue data and information; ability to influence, motivate, challenge, and inspire confidence among others; ability to develop and lead high performance/high morale teams and to foster teamwork and effective collaboration.

    A bachelor’s degree in accounting or in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. A minimum of eight (8) years of progressive specialized audit experience; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience totaling a minimum of eleven (11) years required. Specialized experience may include, auditing financial operations and accounts; reviewing and evaluating agency internal controls; or providing technical guidance for financial and performance audits of agency programs. Progressive responsibility with two of the six years of experience including auditor-in-charge experience. Demonstrated ability in auditing and/or accounting and in leading teams of professionals. Strong working knowledge of generally accepted government auditing standards and generally accepted accounting principles. Working knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to LSC and to nonprofit corporations. Expert knowledge of the principles, practices, and concepts involved with planning, conducting, and reporting on complex or high-visibility performance or financial audits and/or evaluations.


    A graduate degree or a relevant certification, e.g., CPA, CISA, CIA, or CMA, is desired. Experience applying government auditing standards with a major CPA firm, a Federal Inspector General Office, or the Government Accountability Office is desired.

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    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants will be evaluated on skills and relevant experience.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    Please read the “How To Apply” section.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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