United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee
Reporting to the NGB Audit Director, the Auditor is responsible for conducting audits, from start to finish, that align with the National Governing Bodies (NGB) Audit Standards and Implementation Guide. The Auditor will independently evaluate NGB activities, prepare audit workpapers and drafts of audit reports for supervisory review, and serve as a technical resource for USOPC/NGB personnel. Audits are generally conducted off-site at USOPC offices but occasionally on-site at NGB offices or at USOPC Training Centers and/or Sites.
Duties & Responsibilities
NGB Audit Work – 80%
- Independently create and develop NGB audit program and supporting workpapers.
- Conduct entire NGB audits that align with the NGB Audit Standards and Implementation Guide for the following areas:
- Governance and Compliance: evaluation of general governance policies and practices
- Financial Standards and Reporting Practices: evaluation of internal controls, general ledger review and reconciliations to USOPC funding reports, and analysis of financial statements
- Athlete Protections and Rights: evaluation of athlete safety program and background check policy, and anti-doping compliance
- Sport Performance: evaluation of athlete selection procedures and high-performance plan
- Operational Performance: evaluation of managerial capabilities, grievance procedures, diversity and inclusion requirements, and whistleblower policies and procedures.
- Independently complete all steps including researching prior audit results, obtaining supporting documentation, evaluating compliance with Implementation Guide requirements, creation of sample selection, conducting entrance and exit conferences, and preparing all correspondence and workpapers.
- Perform site visits as needed to obtain evidence, communicate with various NGB staff, examine records, and gather pertinent data.
- Independently formulate recommendations for all Implementation Guide areas, in response to audit results necessary to improve operations, eliminate deficiencies, and bring into compliance.
- Draft audit reports based on the work performed and submit report drafts and work papers for review.
- Independently perform follow-up procedures to verify implementation of audit finding and/or recommendations.
Technical Resource – 20%
- Analyze NGBs’ audited financial statements for indications of instability, financial trends, and questionable activities or trends.
- Interface with USOPC personnel to stay abreast of current developments within the organization and to identify potential problem areas requiring audit intervention.
- Serve as a technical resource for auditees as it relates to the Audit Standards and Implementation Guide.
- Keep abreast of professional standards and changes and trends in the internal audit profession.
- Assist with special projects.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience
Licensure & Certification:
- Active CIA or CPA certification or documented progress toward certification preferred
- 3-5 years of audit experience, either in internal audit or in public accounting
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Proficient interpersonal skills, critical thinking skills, problem solving skills, and time management skills
- Strong understanding of not-for-profit accounting practices and internal controls
- Sound understanding of audit theories, principles, and practices
- Ability to interact well and collaborate with a variety of individuals at all levels and from all backgrounds
- Attention to detail
- Expert in Microsoft Office Suite consisting of Word and Excel
- Experience in audit software (such as AuditBoard)
- No impairment to independence with respect to USOPC or NGB entities
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Knowledge and ability to apply professional standards
- Ability to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations
Tools, Equipment, & Conditions
- Standard Office Equipment
- Office environment
- Occasional national travel
- Periods of prolonged sitting and use of hands and wrists
- Regular attendance at work is an essential job function
Colorado Springs Downtown Headquarters
Hiring Pay Range: $53,949 - $68,515
This is a full-time, exempt position intended to work 40 hours per week.
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