Internal Controls Analyst (Compliance Management) – Remote



Job Title:

Internal Controls Analyst (Compliance Management) – Remote


MD – Rockville

Job Description:

Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat’s research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Westat is committed to building a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity, belonging and equity for all. We believe that our greatest strength draws on the different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences of our employees.

Job Summary:

Westat has a new opportunity for an Internal Controls Analyst, reporting to the Internal Controls Manager. This role will be integral to our success with audit engagements, working closely with internal and external stakeholders. The individual in this role will help to shape improvements around audit engagement effectiveness and efficiency by liaising with external audit agencies and internal process owners, identifying and implementing best practices, standardizing audit support material, promoting and monitoring adherence to quality standards.

This is a remote position within the US with core hours of 10am-3pm EST.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders on external audit engagements

  • Provides process owners with training, coaching, advice and feedback on best practices with external audit support.

  • Validate external audit support

  • Assist in the development, analysis, and internal reporting of performance metrics for audit engagements

  • Support special initiatives designed to streamline external audit engagements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance

  • Experience with public speaking and client-facing interactions

  • 5-8 Years of accounting, auditing and/or compliance experience working in a mid-to-large size organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) experience and Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) experience

  • Project Management experience

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated communication skills

  • Collaboration with teams, managers and/or clients

  • Organization skills, including time management ability

  • Detail oriented

Westat offers a well-rounded and comprehensive benefits program focused on wellness and work/life balance. Subject to plan requirements, employees may participate in:

  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Vacation Leave (15 days per year)

  • Sick Leave (10 days per year)

  • Holiday Leave (7 government holidays plus 2 floating holidays)

  • Professional Development

  • Health Advocate

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Travel Accident Insurance

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Savings Account

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.


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The anticipated salary range for this role is $74,900K – $95K and will be commensurate with experience.

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