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Audit Lead, Third Party Audits

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a federally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world. Read more about the NED.

Please use the link within the posting to apply. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, of which one should be a supervisor. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Due to the volume of applications, only those selected to advance will be contacted. Positions are posted until filled.

INTERNSHIPS:
Students with a keen interest in the study and support of democracy around the world are encouraged to apply. Successful applications will demonstrate strong research, analytical, writing, communication, and organizational skills. Some internships will require knowledge of a foreign language. Internships are paid and the applicant must be a registered student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate-level program during the semester of the internship.

The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org or contact [email protected]

CURRENT OPENINGS:
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2259 AUDIT LEAD, THIRD PARTY AUDITS
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Full-time
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a federally funded, private, nonprofit grant-making organization that works to support freedom around the world, seeks an Audit Lead, Third Party Audits for the Compliance team’s regional portfolio. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

Position Summary:

The Audit Lead – Third Party Audits coordinates overall activities of the grantmaking program related to compliance with federal audit requirements as it pertains to NED’s grantees. Responsibilities include coordinating the process of identifying grantees requiring an audit, working with international grantees and third-party auditors to ensure audits are complete and compliant, reviewing audit results, and developing remediation plans when needed. Additionally, the Audit Lead procures third-party audits and special procedure reviews of grantees.

Responsibilities:

Identify the population of grantees that require or may require a Single or Program Specific Audit in accordance with GAGAS
Proactively work with grantees and auditors to ensure that audits meet requirements
Monitor the status of the audit
Work with grantees, auditors, and grantmaking colleagues to review audits, summarize results, and if necessary, develop remediation plans to resolve any identified issues
Procure audits and special procedure reviews of grantees when needed
Work with team members to coordinate the tracking, receipt, and review of non-Single or Program audits and incorporate results into the overall Compliance monitoring program
Develop and provide training to grantmaking colleagues on Federal Grant audit requirements
Conduct other internal audit procedures of grantees
Perform ad hoc special engagements or other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Knowledge/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
Public Accounting or internal audit highly desired
4+ years of related professional experience
Working knowledge of OMB”s Uniform Guidance: 2 CFR Part 200 Administrative Requirements
Experience with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Other Qualifications:
Appreciation of NED’s mission. Related regional, functional, and language capabilities a plus
Familiarity with international activities relevant to NED’s operating environment
Ability to travel, both domestically and internationally
Authorized to work in the United States

Competencies:
Ability to work independently
Strong collaboration skills and ability to work in a team environment
Auditing and report writing skills
Ability to develop rapport quickly and easily
Ability to preset audit findings with tact and sensitivity
Ability to work in a multicultural environment
Commitment to accuracy and timeliness

This position is part of the NED Bargaining Unit.

 

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, desired salary, and contact information for three professional references, of which one should be a supervisor. Please, no phone call inquiries.

The NED is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The NED is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation for all qualified individuals and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The NED believes that diversity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as an organization operating globally and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

For more information, please visit our website at www.ned.org or [email protected]

 

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