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Location: Region 2 Regional Office
Duty stationed in the Comptroller's Division, this intern will work within the Internal Control section to help program and project managers and parks stay within compliance with generally accepted accounting and auditing principles. The intern will conduct a needs assessment validation and based on the results of that assessment, perform testing within several parks. Once the overall testing is complete, the intern will provide a written report with recommendations, if applicable, with follow-up within an allotted timeframe. The intern will also pilot the tools in at least two parks in the region.
The selectee will work for the IC Lead in developing auditing plans that mirror the Washington’s Office annual agenda, reviewing processes tied to selected Internal Region 2/Southeast Region (SER) parks. We will expose the young person to leadership opportunities where they will be exposed to verbal and written communication opportunities, both planned and impromptu. Interior Region 2 is comprised of a myriad of park units inclusive of battlefields, seashores, recreation sites, parkways and civil rights commemorative sites. The IC lead, Deputy Comptroller and the Comptroller will focus much energy engaging with Civil Rights themed parks as we are just fifty years since the March to Selma, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr, seventy plus years hence, the Tuskegee Airmen training, along with overseeing the agricultural work of Dr. George Washington Carver and the Tuskegee Experiment; one hundred and forty years since the inception of the Reconstruction Era, all of which are seated within the geographic footprint of this region.. The intern will be immersed into fact gathering missions regarding functions at those selected parks to mitigate potential fraud, waste, and abuse thus insuring all budgetary authority are maximized.
Project areas may include audit plan development, planning, and fieldwork. Assignments may also include testing the controls of charge cards, Accounts Receivable, Overtime, Accounting and Computer Systems, Purchasing & Expenditures, plus other projects. Duties will include:
The intern should learn to develop work abilities in a team setting as well as complete task with little supervision. The intern will be assessed on their ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Through the work in the Budget and Finance office, the intern will learn the laws and regulations associated with federal appropriations and federal government partners.
Intern must have matriculated into business curriculum such as Business Management, Accounting, Auditing, General Business, or Finance
This a sedentary work environment where the interns will be paired with professionals in the financial management world. The interns will be exposed to financial management information systems that are akin to many in the corporate or other government agencies.
A personal vehicle is required for this site. A valid state driver's license is required to operate a government vehicle while conducting official government business.
Compensation and Benefits:
Questions? Email Shatiba Bradley at email@example.com.
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