Seeking Junior and Mid-Level Grant Audit Specialists

Macfadden, Now Part of PAE

About the organization

Macfadden is now part of PAE. Founded over 30 years ago, Macfadden has provided federal agencies with critical on-the-ground support to U.S. government humanitarian missions around the world as well as financial and IT system support. Through program management, human resources services, financial management systems support, information technology solutions, knowledge management, travel coordination and communications support, Macfadden enables effective U.S. government humanitarian response to international disasters. Macfadden’s workforce includes approximately 300 employees primarily located in the Washington, D.C. area.


The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) in Washington DC receives applications from U.S. and non-U.S. applicants, many of which have not previously received a U.S. government funding. Macfadden, now part of PAE, who supports USAID/OFDA in funding humanitarian assistance programs, is seeking Junior and Mid-Level Grant Audit Specialists to help manage USAID/OFDA’s pre-award audit requirements.


Undertake pre-award, incurred cost, and follow-up surveys of NGOs on a required basis so that OFDA can make a responsibility determination based on the results per ADS 303.3.9.
Perform reviews of non-U.S. NGO audit scope of work to ensure it meets USAID requirements.
Assist non-US based NGOs to get CFO approval for the audit firms they hire to undertake audits.
Review NGO annual audits to ensure they meet USAID requirements.
Work with audit firms to ensure that audits are brought into compliance where necessary.
Interface with the USAID audit branch on U.S. and non-U.S. NGO audit findings and draft Pre-Award Risk Assessment Determinations in accordance with ADS 303.3.9 and 2 CFR 200).
Track audit status of all OFDA NGO partners.
This position may require international travel for pre-award and follow up surveys.


Education, Experience and Skills for Jr. Level

BS/BA Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field with a minimum of 1 year of professional experience and 2 years of audit experience is preferred.

Education, Experience and Skills for Mid-Level

Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience is preferred.

BS/BA Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with a minimum of 8 years of professional experience will also be considered.

U.S. Citizenship is required; selected candidate must be able to qualify for a government sponsored clearance

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