ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Gaining a comprehensive understanding of sub-recipient operations and processes and using this knowledge on compliance monitoring engagements.
• Developing audit work papers.
• Reviewing and evaluating risk, documenting and assessing key controls, documenting and assessing process flows and identifying significant accounting issues related to the auditee's operations.
• Evaluating sub-recipient compliance with Program regulations including, but not limited to 7CFR 210, 225, 226, 235 and 245, FNS Instruction 796-2 Rev. 4, FNS Instruction 796-4 Rev. 4, 2CFR200, FAR 31 and CACFP, SFSP, NSLP memos, policies, handbooks and guidance issued by USDA and the respective State Agencies.
• Communicating to Senior Associates/Management about potential audit and accounting issues.
• Managing engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, completing the compliance review, maintaining adequate work papers, issuing findings and reports.
EXPERIENCE & CAPABILITIES:
• At least one year of consistent and timely documented audit or compliance monitoring experience with USDA Child Nutrition Programs including: Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and/or National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Experience achieved within the last three years is preferred.
• Required adherence to structure deadlines.
• Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
• Ability to work in the United States indefinitely is required.
• Ability to travel to various client sites within the state of GA and throughout the USA and work additional hours as needed.
• A reliable insured vehicle.
• A valid Driver’s License is required.
• BA/BS or Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in accounting,
business, nutrition or other related fields.
• An understanding and applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
• Ability to read and understand federal regulations.
• Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills.
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
• Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Proficiency in audit preparation software is a plus.
• CPA, CFE, CIA a plus.
• Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethical requirements