Financial Aid Staff Auditor

Financial Aid Staff Auditor

Job Description:

As a McClintock & Associates employee, you are committed to becoming a thought leader in the postsecondary industry.  We foster an environment built on a commitment to excellence, open and honest communication, and one that encourages a culture of continuous learning.  The Financial Aid Staff Auditor works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide firm clients with technical excellence, value added service, guidance, solutions and regulatory expertise.  As a Staff Auditor, your responsibilities will include the following functions:


  • Perform testing of student files including reviewing FAFSA, Verification and C-Code documents, Title IV disbursements, Return to Title IV Calculations, Calculating Pell and Direct Loan eligibility
  • Perform basic testing of institutional and accounting areas as outlined in the audit programs
  • Clery Act- Perform testing of all areas covered by the Clery Act including Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (DFSCA), Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Reports
  • Cash management—Perform testing in regard to Title IV Cash Management including regulations covering G5 processing, updating the Common Origination & Disbursement System (COD), and Title IV Credit Balances
  • Assist in writing of basic reports
  • Gather and organize client information
  • Apply knowledge and training from one audit to another
  • Effectively communicate questions, issues, and job progress/status with Senior/Supervisor/Manager/Director
  • Develop technical writing capabilities
  • Participate actively in financial aid department related meetings, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) and staff meetings
  • Develop a working knowledge of internal work flow/procedures
  • Develop an understanding of the firm’s vision, core values, mission statement and strategic objectives
  • Work toward mastering areas identified on the training checklist
  • Participates in McClintock & Associate’s Strategic Plan development and implementation
  • Communicate openly and professionally with direct supervisors and colleagues
  • Proactive in seeking opportunities to help others
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete work by the assigned deadline and within the assigned time budget.  Use available resources efficiently and minimize unbillable time
  • Set individual goals that support departmental and firm goals
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned

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•Local candidates preferred •Experience working in Financial Aid or a supporting role •Bachelor's degree preferred but not required Required Licenses, Certificates, Knowledge or Skills: •Proficiency with Microsoft Office products •Qualified Candidate should have working knowledge of Title IV regulations and compliance, as well as NSLDS, COD, and CPS systems •Effective time management •Strong oral and written communication skills •Ability to work well independently and as a team •Persistent in meeting deadlines and capable of working under pressure. •Ability to balance workload of multiple tasks and assignments •Accountable for meeting productivity and efficiency standards •Developing analytical, research, and critical thinking skills •Solution-minded •Growth mindset with a desire to increase industry knowledge and soft skills. •Minimum of 40 hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills


Please include a copy of your resume with your application.

Application Deadline:

until filled

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