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Senior Audit Associate
RMA Associates LLC Arlington, VA

Senior Audit Associate

RMA Associates LLC
Arlington, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

At RMA, we exceed the traditional role of a CPA and consulting firm. We are a team of seasoned professionals deeply committed to empowering our Federal Government clients to achieve their missions, improve operational efficiency, and deliver tangible value to our citizens. Our expertise lies in tailoring our services to meet unique needs. As trusted, value-added advisors, our unwavering commitment lies in delivering measurable, long-lasting outcomes through innovative solutions as we have done and continue to do so for our clients spanning the Federal Government

Our corporate foundation is built upon core principles, including dedication to meaningful work, cultivation of mutual respect, pursuit of professional excellence, and a culture of continuous learning. These foundational principles drive us to engage collaboratively with our clients, gain a comprehensive understanding of their challenges, and together, work toward effective resolutions.

Allow RMA to provide expertise within the intricate landscape of Federal governance, aiding you in achieving your goals.

Job Summary: The Senior Audit Associate is responsible for conducting audits of federal government agencies, departments, or organizations to ensure compliance with federal regulations, financial reporting accuracy, and the effectiveness of internal controls. Works as part of a team to gather evidence, perform testing, and provide recommendations for improving financial and operational processes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Independently performs major segments of client engagements, including audit procedures such as substantive testing, compliance testing, and analytical procedures to verify financial statements and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Directs and instructs the work of junior professionals, reviewing completed work, and directing revisions if necessary.
  • Determines decisions on routine client matters with the assistance of the managers and partners.
  • Assesses detailed audit documentation, including workpapers, findings, and conclusions, in compliance with professional standards.
  • Delivers clear and concise audit reports outlining findings, recommendations, and compliance status.
  • Maintains awareness of changes in federal regulations, audit standards, and industry best practices to expand expertise.
  • Collaborates with colleagues and works effectively as part of a multidisciplinary audit team.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of audit experience, including one year of experience in auditing federal government entities or agencies is required.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of federal regulations, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and auditing standards.
  • Proficiency in using audit software and tools, as well as Microsoft Office applications.
  • Possesses the organizational, time management, analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills necessary to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the position.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
What RMA Offers:
  • Competitive base salary + 401K match
  • Health and Wellness Benefit Package
  • Regular firm-sponsored team-building events
  • Tight-knit professional community and social atmosphere
Offered Benefits:
  • Heath, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Coaching and Mentoring Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefit Accounts (CBA)
  • Professional Membership and Certification Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health and Wellness Plan

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

RMA Associates is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetics, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


RMA Associates LLC

Arlington, VA
22201 USA


Finance and Insurance

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