Audit Liaison Specialist

Posted Date 4 months ago(9/29/2021 10:09 AM)
Job ID
Clearance Required
Other Clearance
DOJ Public Trust

Position Description

XLA is looking for an Audit Liaison Specialist to support a federal agency located in Washington, D.C. The responsibilities and duties are as follows:


OVW Conference Administrator

  • Analyze conference requests for completeness and ensure that the request meet the Department of Justice thresholds
  • Review and analyze quarterly conference reports
  • Communicate with the OVW Program (POC) unresolved conference request issues
  • Communicate with the IT solutions team program specific updates related to the Conference Tracker
  • Serve as the liaison between OVW staff and OVW management to communicate conference request procedure updates 

BMR/Recommendation Database

  • The Contractor shall check-in with their OVW Point of Contact (POC) for RMS updates for processing to assigned programs
  • Update the OVW recommendation database to ensure that the database fields match the OVW program specific BMR forms
  • Work with the OVW technical support team to ingest application data within 24 hours of the grant solicitation closing
  • Assist the OVW program POC with tracking application data
  • Troubleshoot user errors and technical errors within 24 hours that the errors are reported to ensure that the issues are resolved
  • Track the issues that are reported throughout the recommendation process and provide a weekly report of the issues to the OVW program POC 

General Support

  • The contractor shall assist the OVW program specialist POC in deliverables associated with the grant making lifecycle specifically serving as a technical support contractor for the pre and post award processes to ensure that the grant lifecycle timeline is kept
  • Develop process improvement strategies, in the form of process flows, templates and narratives, and provide recommendations to the management team of Grants Development and Management Division on methods for implementing recommended processes for each stage of the Grants Management lifecycle 

Audit Liaison Support

  • Assists in preparing official OIG and grantee follow-up letters/memos, requesting action per the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Audit Reports
  • Performs necessary audit follow-up with OIG, Grantees and Program staff pertaining to various audit reports and corresponding recommendations
  • Analyze and develop recommendations for improvement in program operations and objectives based on a range of program management policies, concepts, practices, and principles. Recommendations and procedures shall conform to the accepted procedures used for government audit policies, procedures and regulations issued by OVW
  • Communicate information to management for effective evaluation of audit operations and milestones
  • Analyze, extract, summarize, and identify significant issues, forecast, and estimate requirements and narrative data for top-level presentations and briefings
  • Maintains Audit Summary Spreadsheet for tracking of audit progress
  • Maintain Monthly Status Report Spreadsheet for the analysis, resolutions, and implementation of audit solutions



  • A bachelor’s degree in business, audit, or finance preferred. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, seven (7) years’ experience performing similar work.
  • At least three years three years of experience in the Federal Government grants, financial management, budget or human capital arena.
  • Familiarity or knowledge of UFMS, JustGrants, or similar type systems and how to extract and use the data contained within these systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working with Human Capital/Workflow Planning Strategies
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance


EEO Statement

XLA is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.


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