Mathematica is a nationally recognized research organization that conducts social policy studies on health care, disability, education, welfare, nutrition and related topics. We have 10 offices across the nation including Princeton NJ, Washington DC, Cambridge MA, Ann Arbor MI, Chicago IL, and Oakland CA. Our mission is to improve public well-being by bringing the highest standards of quality, objectivity, and excellence to bear on the work we do for our clients, which include federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as private foundations.
Currently, we are looking for a Associate Director, Internal Audit and Compliance in our Princeton, NJ headquarters. The Associate Director, Internal Audit and Compliance will work closely with the Director of Internal Audit and Tax to prepare and analyze key financial data relating to the company’s operational performance, file required tax returns and conduct a variety of internal audits in accordance with an annual audit plan to ensure the integrity of internal financial operating and reporting systems.
Key responsibilities of the position include:
Lead internal operational, financial, and compliance audits in accordance with stated policies and procedures, government regulations, or laws.
Prepare annual incurred cost submission, provisional rate requests, and any CASB Disclosure Statement revisions. Support the audit of these submissions.
Manage and coordinate external financial and government audit engagements.
Research, summarize, model and brief management of Financial Accounting Standards Board changes and new accounting pronouncements.
Develop audit plans in accordance with company identified risks and monitor internal controls in accordance with the COSO framework.
Support the Accounting and Finance department with guidance and consultation on GAAP, FAR and IRS Tax issues and question.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with either CPA, CIA, CISA and/or MBA
10+ years of relevant experience of which at least two were spent in a public accounting environment or four years in a financial accounting position within a corporate environment.
Prior experience as either a Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) auditor, or controllership in a government contractor environment.
Experience with financial systems with project accounting software such as Deltek CostPoint.
Experience conducting internal audits in accordance with the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) framework.
Experience providing strategic recommendations and developing variable pricing models.
Experience with acquisitions is a plus.
Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
Strong knowledge of the IRS tax code.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills along with confidence and ability to present to management and the audit committee.
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Willingness to travel to other locations as necessary
We offer our employees a stimulating, team-oriented work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of employee ownership. We provide generous paid time off and an on-site fitness center.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations and contact information for 3 references via our online employment website at https://careers.mathematica-mpr.com/job/princeton/associate-director-internal-audit-and-compliance/727/10707349. Please click the “Apply Now” icon after the position description to attach your documents.
Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite clearance.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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We’ve been at the forefront of assessing the effectiveness of policies and programs for 50 years. Considered an architect of social policy research, we conducted the first social policy experiment in the United States, the New Jersey Negative Income Tax Experiment, to test ways of encouraging people with low income to work.
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Mathematica’s headquarters are in Princeton, New Jersey, and we also have offices in Ann Arbor, Michigan; Cambridge, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Oakland, California; Seattle, Washington; Tucson, Arizona; Washington, DC; and Woodlawn, Maryland. EDI operates in East Africa and the United Kingdom.