Harris Corporation Lead Auditor - Government Compliance in Melbourne, Florida

Lead Auditor - Government Compliance 3/20/18--AuditUSA - FL - Melbourne




Job ID: CHQ20182003-23944


Title: Lead Auditor - Government Compliance Job ID: CHQ20182003-23944 Location: Palm Bay, Florida

Under the general guidance of the Sr. Manager, Government Compliance Audit:

  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (including the Department of Defense and other Supplements) and Government Compliance subject areas including but not limited to: Cost Accounting Standards/Government Contracting Accounting Systems; Billing Systems; Time and Labor Systems; Purchasing Systems; Material Management; Government Property; Cost Estimating/Bid Proposal Development and Negotiation Practices; Contract Administration and International Contracting (Import, Export, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act)

  • Independently and objectively plan and execute audits in accordance with professional auditing standards.

  • Assist in preparation of audit work programs to include sampling methodology and specific audit steps to be performed.

  • Prepare time and resource budget estimates to perform the audit.

  • Identify and analyze related key controls, processes and systems to determine effectiveness.

  • Effectively interact with and communicate audit status and results to Internal Audit and Business Unit management, with emphasis on discussing deficiencies and understanding corrective actions.

  • Prepare formal written work papers and reports, documenting audit work performed, and expressing conclusions.

  • Perform special reviews and internal investigations, as required.

  • Interface with company-wide Contract Compliance groups.

  • Travel up to 25%


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 6 years of total related experience including 4 years of auditing, accounting or government compliance experience.

  • Must be detail oriented with good organizational skills and capable of multi-tasking.

  • Must be a proactive self -starter who is also capable of working effectively in a team environment.

  • Strong computer knowledge (Microsoft Excel, Word, PeopleSoft a plus)

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA and/or CIA

  • Top Secret Security Clearance Preferred

  • Related experience in a government contracting environment

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.


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LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne