• Senior Auditor - Internal Controls

    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/11/2018 2:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative professional to serve as a Senior Auditor – Internal Controls within our Finance team.  Reporting to the Manager of Internal Controls you will:

    • assist in the development and execution of annual audit plans in compliance with Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-123.

    This is an outstanding career opportunity for an individual interested in a genuine professional challenge in support of a public-spirited mission.


    Working in a creative and fast-paced environment, the Senior Auditor – Internal Controls will be responsible for development and execution of annual audit plans in compliance with OMB Circular No. A-123.  Among others, your responsibilities will include the following:

    • Develop and execute of annual audit plans in compliance with OMB Circular No. A-123.
    • Track progress of audits and projects, including identification of potential delays/roadblocks, and timely communicate status to management.
    • Prepare audit work papers and reports, including any reports required by OMB Circular No. A-123.
    • Develop and periodically update internal control documentation (such as process narratives and flowcharts) that describes business and information technology functions and identifies internal control activities.
    • Review and provide feedback on audit work papers, reports, and any other deliverables prepared by staff auditors, as applicable.
    • Communicate audit status and results on a timely basis to upper management, including the communication of any identified risks.
    • Facilitate upper management’s review of high-visibility documents prior to submission to the FCC and/or other regulatory groups.
    • Other specific duties as assigned.

    About You


    The successful candidate will excel at operating in a diverse and fluid environment, and will be crucial for the success of the Schools and Libraries Division.

    • You have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
    • You have 3 to 4 years of experience performing duties similar to those listed above.
    • You have strong organization, collaboration and project management skills.
    • You have experience in auditing, risk assessment and/or compliance.
    • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • You have problem solver with great attention to detail, can work with little supervision, multi-task, and learn quickly.
    • You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in high-pressure situations.
    • You are proficient in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio). 

    The following skills are desired:

    • You are a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

    About USAC

    Through its administration of the $10 billion Universal Service Fund (USF) programs on behalf of the FCC, USAC works to promote the availability of quality services at just, reasonable and affordable rates and to increase access to advanced telecommunications services throughout the nation. Specifically, the USF programs provide funding for the expansion of telecommunications and broadband access to rural communities and health care facilities, schools and libraries across the country, and low income households. Through program administration, auditing, and outreach, USAC works with contributors, service providers, and program beneficiaries to achieve the program goals articulated by the FCC for each of these programs.


    The FCC has reformed the USF to support further investment in and access to evolving broadband infrastructure, making the programs a primary vehicle to support this critical national priority. USAC, as the administrator of the USF, plays a critical role in supporting the ambitious vision to ensure that all citizens in the United States have access to high-speed broadband. The organization has approximately 500 employees with an operating budget of more than $200 million. USAC works in close partnership with the FCC and other federal and state partners to support the achievement of the USF program goals.


    USAC administers the USF programs—High Cost, Lifeline, Rural Health Care, and Schools and Libraries. USAC strives to provide efficient, responsible stewardship of the programs, a key national asset in making important telecommunications and Internet services available to consumers, health care providers, schools, and libraries throughout the United States. The program divisions are supported by additional USAC personnel in Finance, General Counsel, Information Systems, Internal Audit, the Enterprise Program Management Office and Human Resources. Consistent with FCC rules, USAC does not make policy for or interpret unclear provisions of statutes or the FCC’s rules.


    Universal service is paid for by contributions from telecommunications carriers, including wireline and wireless companies, and interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol providers, including cable companies that provide voice service, based on an assessment of their interstate and international end- user revenues. These contributions are most typically passed through to consumers through a universal service fee line item on their telephone bills.


    Additional information on USF programs can be found at: http://www.usac.org/about/about/who-we- are/default.aspx


    USAC offers a comprehensive benefits package, ongoing professional development opportunities, including vacation and sick leave.


    USAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only principals will be accepted. No agencies please.


    To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume, click the “Apply For This Job Online” button.


    USAC employees are passionate about our mission. Our work contributes to the success of all Americans. We’ve worked together to build a culture that is collaborative, ambitious, outcome-oriented, and feedback-focused.



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