Internal Control Test Engineer SUMMARY Tucker-Rose Associates is seeking an Internal Controls Test Engineer to help support the OBO (Office of Business Oversight) program within the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA has documented its business processes over the past several years however, it faces challenges in balancing documentation efforts with direct, timely, and valuable results to inform management of VArsquos current internal control posture and prioritize corrective actions beyond the financial statement audit. RESPONSIBILITIES Perform assessment analysis of requirements and controls to existing processes. Document and update evidence request lists and acquire samples. Become familiar with OBO testing methodologies and procedures. Be prepared to brief test results for areas assigned. Prepare test Working paper worksheets and presentations (PowerPoint, etc.) for controls that describes audit findings with sufficient detail for the POC of the audited area to verify the exceptions and take corrective action. Test Working paper worksheets shall be cross-referenced to their underlying audit work papers. Document and identify considerations of major changes to accounting standards based on significant changes to laws, regulations, and standards that are effective in the base and upcoming years. Test business processes from end-to-end, process flowcharts, rolesresponsibilities, key controls, automatedmanual controls, and significant systems. Responsibilities will include client management, documenting and testing systems leveraging FISCAM, knowledge of NIST, reviewing SSAE18 SOC1 Reports, and applying an analytical mindset and solution over multiple work products. Gather and analyze data, identify gaps and trends, and make recommendations related to baseline performance and structure, as well as established best practices and benchmarks. The Contractor shall assess the design of the identified controls and control gaps, inadequate internal controls, and provide recommendations that are specific and achievable. The Contractor shall document, evaluate and assess all identified internal control gaps through a Summary of Aggregated Deficiency (SAD). The Contractor shall use the format of the SAD framework already established by OBO but make recommendations to update the SAD framework based on any updates to applicable laws, regulation, guidance, or best practices. REQUIREMENTS 3 ndash 5 years of Internal Controls Testing experience. Bachelorrsquos degree in Finance, Accounting, or other Financial is required. Expertise advising federal clients in improving internal controls over financial reporting and meeting the requirements of related federal guidance and requirements, including OMB Circular A-123, Appendix A and C, the GAO Green Book, the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, Federal Managersrsquo Financial Integrity Act of 1982 (FMFIA), and Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA). At least 3 years of experience in implementing and managing controls validation assessments or controls testing functions. Extensive experience using Jira to track progress. Experience with load testing, performance testing, andor API Testing. Experience using Confluence to manage documentation. Advanced knowledge of one or many areas related to cyber security including governance and risk management, compliance, business continuity and disaster recovery, encryption, software development security, access control, network security secure architecture, and security operations. Experience auditing internal controls.
Posting ID: 596187582Posted: 2021-01-04