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CAREERS AT THE USO

Welcome to the USO, where we believe that our greatest asset are our people. Every opportunity at the USO, is critical to accomplishing our mission and will be rewarding in ways that are unique and personally fulfilling.

Across all of our locations around the globe you will find USO employees who personify our core values: 
  • Mission First
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Gratitude
  • Innovation

Each team member becomes an integral part of our success and plays an active role in discovering better and innovative ways to help us be by the side of our active service members and their families while they are away from home.

So take your first step in joining our organization by exploring our current career opportunities, we look forward to meeting you!


 

 

 

Manager, Internal Controls and Compliance

Department: Finance
Location: Arlington, VA, United States

Since 1941, the USO has been the nationís leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

Todayís USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. We operate USO centers at or near military installations across the United States and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy.

Responsible for managing the performance of financial and operational control reviews related to various USOs programs and center operations. for appraising, reporting, recommending and/or assisting in the development of the organization's policies and procedures and system of internal control. Types of reviews include performance, financial, compliance and special projects.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Duties)

  • Review and update existing financial and other policies impacting compliance with regulatory requirements, including federal grant requirements.*
  • Develop a comprehensive controls review plan that ensure effective controls for safeguarding organization assets, ensures compliance with federal regulators governing federal funding, and identifies areas of efficiency across both operational and financial processes.*
  • Develop a detailed plan and/or audit program for executing individual controls reviews program over key financial processes. Lead, manage, mentor and supervise test work performed by Internal Control Analyst.*
  • Document, validate, and assess the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including applying knowledge of key transactional cycles.*
  • Identify and clearly define control issues and root causes and communicate suggested improvements to internal controls and accounting issues in an effort to reduce risk and gain efficiency within the organization.*
  • Collaborate across departments to monitor the implementation of recommendations to ensure they are effectively implemented.*
  • Prepare and review written reports on financial and control reviews, including findings, analysis conclusions, and recommended actions. Effectively communicate results of reviews and assignments in verbal and written format.*
  • Lead the preparation and maintenance of schedules required to complete the annual IRS Form 990 for the organization. Supervise the maintenance of a calendar of other regulatory filings to ensure compliance with deadlines. Prepare or oversee filings as assigned by the Senior Director of Financial Reporting and Control.*
  • Conduct special reviews as directed by the Chief Financial Officer, VP/Controller, or Senior Director of Financial Reporting and Control.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • 5+ years work experience in a public accounting and/or internal audit role, including 1+ years in a supervisory capacity. Relevant experience in a non-profit, military, multicultural and/or global organization preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and related regulatory and control concepts. Ability to identify and implement operating efficiencies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels with integrity and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  • Working knowledge of basic business functions including project management and budgeting.
  • Demonstrated initiative/self-motivation, with the ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs. Able to manage multiple projects with competing priorities.
  • Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. Working knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and automated accounting systems. Experience with Great Plains preferred.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper credentials necessary to access USO Center locations and facilities including but not limited to security, credit and/or background screening, SOFA status, valid driverís license.
  • Must be a strong advocate of the USOís mission.

Details:

  • This position is located in Arlington, VA. Preference will be given to local candidates within commuting distance to the location.
  • USO locations will adhere to local area and DOD guidelines regarding COVID vaccination/testing requirements. Employees may be required to be vaccinated or tested regularly per local requirements.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.

 

 

 

 

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