Senior Director, Internal Audit in Herndon, VA at Constellis

Date Posted: 11/8/2020

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description


Are you ready for your next adventure? From down range to corporate positions around the world, we provide you with opportunities to grow your career while helping to make the world more secure.

Constellis provides opportunities across every major continent for individuals who want to build successful careers in a fast-paced, growing industry. Legal, moral and ethical business practices remain at the cornerstone of our culture and Constellis continues to be recognized for our emphasis on quality and compliance. This strong track-record of performance is supported by our deep relationships with our government and commercial customers. Our employees worldwide, the majority of whom are military or law enforcement veterans, have ambition and passion for creating a safer world. Join us to Secure Success!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over financial operations' effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations

  • Develop, implement and maintain financial internal audit policies and procedures in accordance with local and international best practices

  • Identify and reduce all business and financial risks through effective implementation and monitoring of controls

  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans

  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement

  • Obtain, analyze, and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.

  • Conduct risk-based audits covering finance operational processes.

  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings

  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum and presentations to brief senior management


  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • Ten years proven working experience in internal audit, with at least 5 years in a leadership role

  • Experience working in an audit capacity for a public accounting firm desired

  • Experience working in or auditing in a government contracting environment preferred

  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations

  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports

  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases

  • Familiarity with CostPoint

  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

  • Sound independent judgement

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with senior/executive leadership and owner partners in verbal, written, and presentation forms

  • U.S. citizen capable of obtaining a U.S. government security clearance

Physical Demands and Environment

  • Work is typically based in an office environment and subject to frequent interruptions.

  • May be required to lift and carry awkward items weighing up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the workday

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Constellis protects critical priorities safely and efficiently around the world. Operating in 40 countries and based in the Washington D.C. area, our 22,000 Constellis employees bring unparalleled dedication and passion for creating a safer world and upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity. As a leading global provider of risk management, security, humanitarian, training and operational support services to government and commercial customers worldwide, Constellis' forward thinking solutions include a range of synergistic services, including background investigations, social intelligence tools, advanced training, logistics and life support, UAV and K9 services, and crisis response mitigation. At Constellis, our number one priority is to secure success for our customers. For more information, visit


Constellis offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance

  • Paid Time-Off Program & Company Paid Holidays

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Insurance: Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • On-the-job Training, Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach