Los Alamos National Laboratory Auditor 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Auditor 2 will conduct financial, compliance, operational, information systems, and subcontract audits; perform advisory services, consultations, and investigations; evaluate the internal control structures and the efficiency and effectiveness of operations (processes); determine the extent of compliance with applicable Contract requirements, policies, procedures, Department of Energy (DOE) orders and directives, federal acquisition regulations, and government cost accounting standards; and assess the Laboratory's management (governance) issues. In addition, this position will examine records to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, agreements, policies, and contractual requirements; analyze data collected, and document evidence and supporting documentation. The Auditor 2 will develop formal written reports to communicate results to management, make recommendations as appropriate, and work with management to develop corrective actions and target dates to address identified business and operational challenges.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience performing audits in accordance with The Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

  • Experience evaluating internal controls and testing internal controls design and operating effectiveness.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of audit documentation requirements and software applications to perform paperless audits.

  • Experience with cross-functional work processes and interfaces, to include, but not limited to, financial accounting, supply chain management, payroll, project reporting, and travel.

  • Project management skills in order to prepare clear and concise objectives and scopes of work, complete work efficiently and on time, on budget and with desired quality and value-added attributes.

  • Demonstrated effective analytical skills in order to evaluate performance issues or control deficiencies, perform effective causal analyses, and develop responsive and efficient corrective actions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively persuade, mediate and negotiate potentially sensitive issues to reach decisions.

  • An undergraduate degree is required to meet the professional auditing Standards, such as a bachelor’s degree in accounting, auditing, finance, computer science, business administration or another relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience working in an auditing environment, or 5 years of related experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience performing internal audits in a government or government contractor setting.

  • Knowledge with enterprise resource planning systems, such as Oracle financials, time and effort, procurement and travel systems.

  • Advanced experience working with a widely-recognized internal control framework in an internal audit setting.

  • Relevant professional certification(s)

Notes to Applicants:For full consideration, applicants must provide a comprehensive cover letter that addresses the requirements of this position. (Please save the cover letter with the job number and name.)

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is responsible for monitoring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile and conducting research into new defense programs. It is a center for research in a wide range of scientific disciplines, including space exploration, geophysics, renewable energy, supercomputing, medicine and nanotechnology.

The mission of the Audit Group, as part of the Ethics and Audit Office, is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations at Los Alamos National Laboratory (“the Laboratory”). The Audit Group includes the internal audit, subcontract audit (post-award), and external audit liaison functions. The Audit Group helps the Laboratory accomplish its objectives as the premier national security science laboratory by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Maximum Salary: 95900

Minimum Salary: 60400

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Jiron, Sue Antoinette (Antoinette)

Organization Name: EA-ARP1/Ethics and Audits

Email: sajiron@lanl.gov

Job Title: Auditor 2

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC66419