Lead Auditor - 3338


Metro Systems is seeking a Lead Auditor for our client in Herndon, VA. 

Overview: The Lead Auditor has extensive experience developing and leading projects to document business process and IT application controls.


  • The Lead Auditor must be capable of setting up the framework and performing the following tasks for controls documentation and testing:
    • Assessing user controls as to whether they have a financial statement impact
    • Extracting and documenting business process control/process information (e.g. accounts payable, lending processes)
    • Extracting and documenting selected IT control/process information (e.g. application, access, change controls).
    • Understanding control requirements and developing related test procedures
    • Assessing the user control documentation to determine whether the control is adequately designed to meet the user control objective
    • Performing and documenting testing; assessing results of testing for effectiveness of control and identifying and documenting observations
  • Must be capable of leading a project to gain an understanding of, document, and present processes and controls.
  • This documentation includes flow charts, process step descriptions, narratives, and control matrices.
  • He/she must have experience with assessing controls for adequacy and identifying deficiencies.
  • Experienced with integrated controls reviews.
  • He/she can process both business process controls as well as IT controls associated with the business process.
  • We require a person who can document and test application access, application change control, interface controls and other application-specific IT controls.
  • Excellent business user interviewing skills, and research skills as well as exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ideally, has SAS 70/SSAE16 / 18 experience as a reviewer of the report from a customer’s perspective and/or as a preparer of SOC1 reports.
  • Ideally, has experience with a data analysis/audit tool like ACL or IDEA.
  • Required: Microsoft Office, Visio
  • Nice to have: Database familiarity, experience with GL Replacement projects.



MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.