Audit Associate (Remote Eligible)
Posted on: November 26, 2022
* Position Description*:
Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods,
policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We
collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to
translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs,
refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and
analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide
decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education,
early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment,
disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our
employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits
package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee
owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial
benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the
company's growth and financial strength. You will also be part of
an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and
further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and
steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits
The Internal Audit team is seeking a highly motivated Audit
Associate with a willingness to learn. This role will assist with
analyses, reviews/audits, compliance assessments and submissions,
and ad-hoc projects. With guidance and support from the team, the
Audit Associate should have the ability to multitask and meet team
* Assist with operational, financial, and compliance audits in
accordance with stated policies and procedures, government
regulations, or laws.
* Assist in the preparation and analysis of key financial data and
formulate initial conclusions for management's consideration.
* Prepare work papers and conclusion reports for review
* Systematically retain documents that substantiate test
* Assist with other compliance-related projects and tasks as
* Maintain and apply a foundational knowledge of industry-specific
accounting and government compliance literature
* Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting
Principles (GAAP) and accounting procedures
* Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel (including pivot tables
and lookups), Outlook, PowerPoint; ability to illustrate important
points through graphs
* Proficiency with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
* Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Cost
Accounting Standards (CAS) preferred
* Experience working with government contractors or agencies
* Knowledge of Deltek CostPoint system or other general ledger
system, including running reports and data extraction preferred
* Position Requirements*:
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business
Administration, or related field.
* One year of audit and/or accounting experience preferred
* A combination of equivalent education and work experience may be
substituted for the above requirements.
Please submit a cover letter and your resume.
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 security clearance.
This position offers and anticipated annual base salary range of
$50,000-$60,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary
bonus based on company and individual performance.
Available locations: Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Ann Arbor, MI;
Chicago, IL; Cambridge, MA; Remote
In accordance with Executive Order 14042 and its implementing
guidelines, all Mathematica employees must provide documentation
that they have been fully vaccinated or obtain an accommodation
through Human Resources by providing documentation from a licensed
health care provider that they are unable to be vaccinated against
COVID-19 because of a disability (which would include medical
conditions) or provide an attestation that they are entitled to an
accommodation because of a sincerely held religious belief,
practice, or observance.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class.
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