SOX - Internal Controls Manager

Clearance Level
Internal Controls
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-65147

Travel Required: None

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.
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A Day in the Life:

The SOX/Internal Controls Department supports GDIT compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and conducts financial and operational risk-based internal audits. The Department has a holistic approach to assess risks in order to support strategic decision-making and provide extensive technical control knowledge across the organization.


As a SOX/Internal Controls Manager within GDIT, you will assess controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls.


These responsibilities include:

  • Identifying evaluating business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement
  • Assessing business environment, existing financial controls and risk challenges, and complex risk management approaches and recommends appropriate risk approaches
  • Using problem solving and critical thinking skills to quickly identify internal control deficiencies, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions
  • Developing and executing internal audit activities, consult with leadership on strategic plans and other business matters, and help to anticipate emerging risks
  • Participating in decision making with senior engagement management, provide meaningful insights, and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions
  • Playing a lead role with project management by managing project planning; including providing regular status reports and supervising project team
  • Developing, mentoring, and training staff to help with their career growth
  • Implementing and conducting financial and/or operational audits in such areas as internal controls and procedures, time and labor charging, pricing, disclosure, and material management accounting
  • Documenting and testing business process and IT controls that support key financial operations in compliance with SOX
  • Evaluating control deficiencies, and monitoring remediation actions, timelines, and progress
  • Communicating status of initiatives with senior leadership, corporate headquarters, and external auditors
  • Reviewing, developing, and implementing compliance policies, programs, and procedures
  • Maintaining current knowledge of laws, regulations, procedures, and policies governing contract compliance and internal auditing
  • Assessing and implementing data analytical auditing solutions



  • Bachelor's degree (in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems or related field preferred)
  • Certification as CPA, CIA, CISA and/or PMP
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future



  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and data analytical solutions
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with people at all levels
  • Must possess excellent attention to detail and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Must be able to work with little direction and handle multiple tasks successfully and simultaneous


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.