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SENIOR AUDITOR , Audit Division , to conduct assurance and advisory engagements using an integrated approach within Lincoln Laboratory's central service departments/divisions/groups. Methodology will include identifying and assessing operational, compliance, financial, safety, and behavioral risks and exposures in a complex, client service-oriented environment. Will examine the adequacy of controls over such risks at the Lab through the use of internal audit methodologies and data analytics. Responsibilities include engagement planning and testing, analyzing data, identifying trends, interpreting and presenting results of assurance and advisory work to support decision making by Lab and Institute management, assessing implemented corrective actions through follow up testing, and participation in ongoing risk assessment associated with individual operational units and/or processes. Will report to an audit supervisor and engage with multiple clients in a highly collaborative matrixed team environment.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : bachelor's or other advanced degree, preferably with a concentration in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; at least five years' internal auditing and/or public accounting experience, preferably in an educational or nonprofit organization; solid understanding of governance, risk and control concepts, and project management theories; and strong critical thinking, analytical, collaboration, client service, interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills. Professional certification (i.e., CIA, CISA, CPA) is required within eighteen months of employment. PREFERRED : understanding of the COSO framework and information technology standards and their application; appreciation for structure within a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) environment; familiarity with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); and working knowledge of electronic audit tools (e.g., Microsoft Power BI, Audit Board, Tableau), data analytic concepts, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems (i.e., SAP). Job #19929-10
Audit work will be conducted at the Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, MA using a hybrid work model which will include time spent at the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA to engage in Audit Division meetings, development, events, and/or other initiatives. Lincoln Laboratory is an FFRDC, funded by a prime contract with the U.S. government.
Successful application for secret clearance by the U.S. government and U.S. citizenship are required.
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