Management Assurance Consultant

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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Job Description

Job #: 1067160

Position : Management Assurance Consultant

Location : Washington, DC


100% REMOTE DURING COVID, On-Site Afterwards

If interested in being considered for this role, please send your resume to Jerlisa Bowser ( and the best time to speak.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update Division/Office significant process inventory and Risk and Control Matrices (RCM's)
  • Develop test plans
  • Assess the design of relevant controls
  • Test the effectiveness of relevant controls
  • Document and evaluate test results
  • Complete documentation of the assessment methodology and key processes such that the reader can acquire an understanding of the controls surrounding the process affecting internal control over operation
  • Document Corrective Action Plans
  • Identify areas in which process/controls can be improved
  • Conduct risk interviews and/or working sessions and deliver management assurance (MA) and internal controls trainings as needed
  • Execute quality assurance plan for all MA deliverables for all Divisions/Offices (e.g. QA of RCMs, testing, MA statements etc.)
  • Service as internal controls specialist with process owners across the SEC
  • Evaluate management challenges, identified deficiencies, significant deficiencies, and material weaknesses and assist with strategic for remediation
  • Support the Entity Level Control Assessment
  • Develop and Support other SEC Operational Risk Program activities as requested
  • Participate in planning/scoping/methodology development
  • Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years of Federal Government management assurance (MA), internal controls experience, including OMB Circular A-123, Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA), and GAO guidance on Internal Controls 
  • 5+ years of accounting and/or audit experience
  • 5+ years of Enterprise Risk Management and/or Enterprise Operational Risk Management Experience
  • Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP) Preferred
  • Core Competencies

    Client Focus

  • Understand and exceed project specific client expectations
  • Proactively communicate recommendations to the PM and the client
  • Ensure that self-managed deliverables exceed client expectations
  • Maintain schedule of client commitments and deliverables
  • Consistently communicate with the PM and team to ensure expectations are clear
  • Seek ways to improve client deliverables
  • Lead tasks to completion and provide oversight to staff
  • Innovation

  • Deliver thought leadership from past experiences and lessons learned to help guide the client and initiative based on industry trends, future requirements etc.
  • Identify new ideas to help the client achieve breakthrough levels of performance
  • Translate ideas into solutions
  • Foresee the impact of new ideas and solutions
  • Leadership

  • Strong desire to exert influence and persuasion
  • Consistently act upon ideas and opportunities
  • Communicate all issues, good and bad
  • Give credit to others when appropriate
  • Respect and treat others as you would like to be treated
  • Superior Delivery

  • Deliver high quality, error-free deliverables
  • Continuously improve and streamline the quality of services and work products
  • Proactively execute peer and supervisory review of work products
  • Review the work products of peers and team members
  • Teamwork

  • Understand how to support team cohesion
  • Call on experienced peers for guidance on new and complex projects
  • Serve as a resource to less experienced team members
  • Share information with the PM, client and team
  • Proactively build excellent relationships with the client and peers
  • Show appreciation for team member’s success
  • Technical Excellence

  • Demonstrate intermediate consulting principles, techniques and knowledge in field of expertise
  • Stretch your technical capabilities to expand technical knowledge

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