Senior Internal Controls and Compliance Manager

Arlington VA 22206 AFSC Magellan Federal

Job Description

This role is responsible for providing oversight and the administration of corporate governance processes for all Magellan Federal contracts (including the wholly-owned subsidiary Armed Forces Services Corporation “AFSC”). The position leads major internal controls initiatives and is accountable for deploying, administering and managing AFSC’s SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) and DFARS (Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) business systems Compliance programs.
  • Drafting and administration of federal contracting accounting policies and procedures to facilitate adherence to Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and contract terms.
  • Conducting an annual assessment of business systems’ policies applicable to Magellan Federal/AFSC.
  • Conducting mock audits to assess SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) and DFARs ( Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement) business system audit readiness.
  • In collaboration with the IT team, providing ongoing design and maintenance of the governance system architecture and document repository including organization of and enhancement to the user interface environment.
  • Enhancing and maintaining AFSC’s governance document repository.
  • Coordinating the drafting, updating and timely submission of AFSC’s SOX  (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) narratives and providing Magellan Internal Audit document production support as needed.
  • Support of document workflow design and maintenance.
  • Providing meaningful advice/guidance to satisfy regulatory needs in a practical and efficient manner (including recommendations regarding use of the most appropriate contracting provisions and methodologies).
  • Developing and managing an auditing and monitoring plan.
  • Overseeing the preparation of incurred cost submission, provisional billing rates and forward pricing rate proposals.
  • Leading internal and external audit efforts, including supporting DCAA (DoD (Department of Defense) Contract Audit Agency (US DoD))/federal agency audits.
  • Escalating non-compliance issues to Senior Management.

General Job Information


Senior Internal Controls and Compliance Manager



Job Family

Legal Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Compliance, Contract Administration and Management, Military/Government


Bachelors: Business Administration (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or related required.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in Federal Contracts Compliance and/or Federal Contracts Administration.

  • In-depth knowledge and fluency with FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation, CAS (Cost Accounting Standards) and other related federal laws and regulations. 

  • Proven ability to influence, and communicate with stakeholders at all levels in an organization.

  • Experience in SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) administration, DoD (Department of Defense) contracts and DCAA (DoD (Department of Defense) Contract Audit Agency (US DoD)) audits a plus. 

  • Accounting background is preferred.

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