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Internal Audit Manager (1593)

Company: Navarro Research And Engineering
Location: Richland
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting for an Internal Audit Manager in Richland, WA.

Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarros success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.

This position will support Hanford Laboratory Management and Integration, LLC (HLMI). HLMI is located in Richland, WA, and operates, manages, and maintains the 222-S Laboratory Complex for the Department of Energy. The HLMI members are Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. (Oak Ridge, TN), and Advanced Technologies and Laboratories International (Gaithersburg, MD).

Job Description: Under direction of the Board of Directors and in conjunction with executive management, has responsibility for managing an internal audit program for the Company to ensure effective and efficient audits of high-risk and other areas, as appropriate. Provides management and direction over the Internal Audit function. Internal Audit is an independent appraisal function that reviews and evaluates processes and functions, and provides analyses, appraisals, counsel, recommendations, and information concerning activities reviewed.


  • Develop and conduct a continuous, independent audit program including the formulation and coordination of an Annual Internal Audit Activities Plan with DOE to avoid or minimize audit duplication and ensure audit effort in high-risk areas as part of the cooperative audit strategy.
  • Plan and develop audit approaches, establish audit schedules, develop audit programs, plan individual audits, and guide audit team activities to measure and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of plant operations, financial activities, and related controls.
  • Maintain internal audit function in compliance with professional standards (International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing promulgated by the IIA).
  • Plan and perform independent audits of the direct and support operations to cover extent of compliance with the contract, and company and DOE requirements for efficiency and adequacy of internal control systems, procedures, and practices; level of cost effectiveness; and the extent to which company and DOE assets are safeguarded and controlled.
  • Guide the issuance of internal audit reports to the appropriate levels of management, assuring the propriety of conclusions and recommendations.
  • Resolve problems by analyzing audit data and observations: present audit results to management by preparing comprehensive and accurate reports; recommend improvements to systems, policies, methods and controls to correct deficiencies and inefficiencies, to reduce costs, and establish financial control: and apprise management of results of performance evaluations, including adequacy and effectiveness of controls/security of data processing system, hardware and facilities.
  • Review other audit working papers and reports as part of internal quality assurance practices.
  • Function in a highly professional and confidential manner, maintaining independence and objectivity from the function audited, in compliance with code of ethics.
  • Plan, structure, staff, and control the Internal Audit function; supervise, develop, and maintain a professional staff.
  • Report status of internal audits internally to management, the board, and to DOE.
  • Assists in the investigation of significant suspected fraudulent activities within the organization and notify management and responsible parties of results.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    • BA/BS degree with emphasis in Accounting, Finance or related field, plus 12 years of experience in internal audit, external audit, compliance or related functions.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by experience interacting with all levels of personnel and customers.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Professional certification(s) such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor and/or Certified Fraud Examiner
      • Experience in federal government contracts and with Federal Acquisition Regulations.
      • Familiarity with professional auditing standards and experience with risk assessment strategies, internal control concepts, and auditing methods and tools.

        Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

        Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

        EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled

        As a Federal contractor, Navarro complies with all Federal guidelines. Due to the current mandates on COVID-19 vaccinations, if you are offered employment, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment unless you are legally entitled to a religious or medical accommodation

        • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
        • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
        • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
        • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
        • Short Term & Long Term Disabilityby Jobble

Keywords: Navarro Research And Engineering, Richland , Internal Audit Manager (1593), Accounting, Auditing , Richland, Washington

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