Appendix C / Improper Payments Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

POSITION SUMMARY: Grant Thornton is seeking a Manager to join its Public Sector Risk Service's practice and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities. Specifically, we are seeking a Manager with experience supporting the Federal government with improper payment and payment integrity reviews as well as assisting clients with improving internal controls and performing fraud risk management. Grant Thornton's Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Our public sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management, human capital, information technology and performance management in federal, state, local and international governments. At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional and cutting-edge improper payments approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Manager will lead teams that utilize various improper payments methodologies and models to execute client projects. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: * Conduct quantitative and qualitative risk assessments to identify high risk programs. * Develop and utilize testing techniques. * Conduct tests of payment records to determine the susceptibility of improper payments. * Estimate improper payments for programs that are deemed high risk. * Oversee junior resources, including delegating tasks, performing quality reviews, and conducting project management activities. * Support organizations in performing fraud risk management. * Lead the preparation of engagement deliverables. * Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization). * Assist and/or lead with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials. DESIRED ATTRIBUTES: * Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant field; * 4 years' experience with improper payments and internal controls. * Familiarity with improper payment support in compliance with OMB Circular A-123 - Management's Responsibility for Internal Control, Appendix C, and Requirements for Effective Measurement and Remediation of Improper Payments, the Improper Payments Act of 2002, Payment Integrity Information Act (PIIA) of 2019, and M-21-19 Requirements for Payment Integrity Improvement. * Project management experience. * Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees. * U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required. * Travel may be required. * Ability to work overtime required on occasion. * Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time. * Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. * Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally. * Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements. * Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements. Grant Thornton Public Sector LLC ('Grant Thornton Public Sector'), based in Arlington, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton's Public Sector at It is Grant Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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