• IT Audit Readiness, Experienced Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    Client Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?


    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.



    • Conduct SSAE 18 assessments for DFAS service provider systems used in Finance operations to determine ability to rely on service provider controls, identify and document any compensating controls, provide recommendations to resolve identified issues, and maintain procedures for performing such reviews.
    • Assist in developing and implementing a strategy to resolve identified issues found in conducting SSAE 18 reviews to meet IT requirements for DFAS specific systems used in financial operations.
    • Meet with offices with responsibility for systems architecture, controls and overall systems management.
    • Maintain a system taxonomy to identify and document primary and secondary financial systems.
    • Maintain a supporting document repository for IT audit artifacts.
    • Complete an IT POC structure to support audit requests.
    • Conduct testing and documenting conclusions related to ICOFS -- compliance with FMFIA section 4 and FFMIA section 803(a) requirements (e.g. USSGL compliance and system requirements).
    • Complete steps documented in the MCAP for identified IT issues.
    • Submit quarterly progress against the MCAP to the FM management 




    ·         Bachelor’s degree in a finance, business management, accounting, or equivalent work experience.

    ·         Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience.

    ·         Demonstrated specialized experience in a federal financial management functions such as an accountant, systems auditor, or financial system analyst.

    ·         Demonstrated specialized experience conducting reviews of service provider Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements Number 18 (SSAE 18) assessments in support of financial statement audit.


    ·         Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) certified.

    ·         Demonstrated knowledge of Momentum Financials. 

    • Demonstrated experience in conducting IT audits or reviews (e.g. Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)).


    Clearance: TS SCI 

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.



    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.


    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.


    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


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