Staff Auditor

Posted Date 1 week ago(10/18/2021 10:28 AM)
Junior Professional
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As USAC continues to support universal service impacting health care providers, educators, and consumers, it is critical now more than ever that we hire people equally passionate and committed to helping fulfill our mission.  We are currently seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative professional to serve as a Staff Auditor within our Audit and Assurance team.  Reporting to the Manager of Audit you will:


  • Perform specialized audits within the four USF support mechanisms and contributors. New Graduates Welcome!


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 Staff Auditor will Work under direction to perform specialized compliance audit work in accordance with applicable audit standards.  Among others, your responsibilities will include the following:


  • Under supervision prepare clear and concise audit work papers, reports, and other communications to document audit procedures performed and exceptions noted.
  • Communicate audit results, in oral or written format, to the auditee and USAC management.
  • Perform project management duties over individual workload.
  • Assist in other audit special projects as needed.
  • 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 Audit and Assurance Division.


  • You have a Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance (required). 
  • You have 0 to 2 years of directly related experience.  New graduates welcome.
  • You have high level of proficiency in the following tools: Microsoft Excel, Visio and MS Project
  • You have the ability to handle a large variety of details and work with all levels of the organization.
  • You can analyze and develop solutions to problems.
  • You have strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • You can prepare and deliver information in a clear, concise and professional manner.
  • You have the ability to manage multiple priorities and work with a sense of urgency to meet tight deadlines.
  • You have the ability to translate complex analytical findings into comprehensive insights for business stakeholder.
  • You have the ability to travel out of town on a periodic, as needed basis.


The following skills are desired:


  • You have a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

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:


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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