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HNTB Sr External Audit Analyst in Kansas City, Missouri

What We're Looking For

Plans audits of accounting and financial information with respect to FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation), other Federal and State governmental regulations, and provides finance and accounting information to other units. Directs and conducts more difficult audits involving complex problems and procedures. Furnishes line management with objective analysis, appraisals, recommendations and observations concerning activities reviewed. This is the most senior skill level without supervisory responsibility. May provide functional advice or training to less-experienced audit positions.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Assists in audits of expenses per policy and government regulation by reviewing data to ensure proper classification.

  • Coordinates, supervises, and conducts audit assignments, reviews the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental and subsidiary operations, verifies compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements and provides recommendations for improvement based on review.

  • Uses a variety of data analysis techniques and innovative approaches to analyze performance and identify areas for improvement.

  • Monitors work assignments to ensure timely completion and performance of detailed quality assurance reviews of work papers and report drafts to ensure the completeness, accuracy, and objectivity of audit reports, and consistency with auditing standards.

  • Stays current with industry standards/ regulations and best practices

  • Prepares audit information in response to requests from outside clients including State Departments of Transportation and various other audit agencies.

  • Experience using Microsoft office products a must

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS/BA in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics

  • 7 years’ financial or regulatory audit experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including but not limited to Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrates and applies critical analytical problem-solving skills

  • Possesses collaborative, practical teaming skills demonstrated through working with and maintaining excellent relationships with internal and external customers



What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Plans audits of expenses utilizing statistical sampling techniques when appropriate.

  • Plans and performs multi-purpose financial analyses at the firm wide level and of individual project costs.

  • Coordinates preparation and submission of reports regarding the Firm’s compliance with government regulations. Interprets and explains Federal and State legislation, rules, regulations, contractual requirements and procedures as applied and related to the auditing of program operations to staff, management, agencies, and others.

  • Coordinates activities with External Auditors. Coordinates specialized auditing programs to assist management in the qualitative and quantitative evaluation and control of program operations to maintain compliance to standards and conformance to financial obligations.

  • Communicates annual audited rates and on-going audit results with appropriate internal customers.

  • Analyzes sub-consultant audit findings and assists other departments in payment and collection efforts related to the findings .

  • Conducts in-depth research on regulatory issues, develops or recommends improvements to policies and procedures as they relate to government regulation.

  • Assists in training efforts to other units related to government regulation issues, changes and proper compliance techniques and practices.

  • Represents audit department in projects including firm wide initiatives.

  • Coordinates calculation of overhead including projections throughout the year. Presents reports to upper management detailing problems, identifies risks to the company, and recommends approaches to correcting the problem.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting

  • 5 years related experience

  • Thorough knowledge of auditing techniques, principles of accounting and maintenance of fiscal records and their application to government accounting systems and the ability to apply technical and principles in practice.

  • Considerable knowledge of State and Federal laws, rules and regulations in relationship to audit principles. Possesses excellent research, analytical, problem-solving, organizational, written, and communication skills.

  • Provides extensive knowledge and demonstrated abilities in the research, interpretation and practical application of CAS and FAR.

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer .

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

  • HNTB participates in E-Verify

  • Know your rights: Right to Work