Colonial Parking – PARCS Integrity Auditor (Washington, D.C.)


Do you like sleuthing different types of audit problems? Or maybe you relish the challenge of running a fine-tuned auditing system? Colonial Parking in Washington, DC is looking for the ideal PARCS Integrity Auditor, that perfect combination of data collector, analytical thinker, and technical wizard to audit our Parking Revenue Control Systems.

No day is ever the same as you go after the details of auditing while keeping the big picture in mind. One day you may be auditing parking equipment to track down a new issue that requires quick and decisive action. On the next day, you may be presenting on the topic of future areas of risk, so you’ll dazzle the meeting room with your comprehensive data sets, analytics, and reports that include eye-grabbing graphics!

In short, this role is responsible for all aspects of our Parking Revenue Control Systems, from statistics and revenue reports to transactions and equipment performance. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on!

Colonial Parking is a family-owned and locally based company dedicated to providing unparalleled service to parkers throughout the Metropolitan Washington DC area. Our relationships with property owners and property managers—our clients—are marked by integrity and accountability.

With the largest portfolio in Metropolitan Washington DC consisting of more than 250 parking facilities serving office buildings, retail malls, hotels, sporting events and hospitals, Colonial offers convenient parking for tens of thousands of residents and visitors every day. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Things You Love To Do:

  • You want to put your personal leadership stamp on auditing procedures and policies to ensure revenue reporting is accurate, consistent, and appropriate for all parking equipment at all automated lots.
  • You are an expert at analyzing data to investigate a wide variety of audit issues, looking for trends, patterns and outliers in the data to uncover clues behind all issues.
  • Not only can you identify issues and areas of risk, but you are adept at investigating and resolving these concerns quickly with minimal disruption, all the while keeping good lines of communication open with all stakeholders.
  • All your data efforts are distilled into precise reports that highlight all auditing angles, which you regularly provide to the Director and share with other stakeholders.
  • Using a systematic approach to reconciliation helps you match up financial reports with revenue tracking, or compare billing with access device usage.
  • You are skilled at finding data anomalies and creating solutions to address them with new policies, procedures, training or technology.
  • Collaboration is a key strength you bring to your interactions with colleagues in the Revenue Integrity & Maximization Department, across other departments, and with 3rd party vendors to address and resolve audit violations.
  • You use risk analysis to help drive the department’s long-term strategy and planning decisions about auditing resources.

Who you are:

  • Expert at evaluating secondary controls (e.g. Credit Card Processing, Network Test, etc.) to ensure POF processes are functioning as planned.
  • A stickler for organization, you maintain a tight audit schedule and ensure your audit results are presented in written reports and recorded in up-to-date files for all audits performed.
  • You know how to formulate remediation plans and work with audit and operations team members to implement these plans.


What You Need To Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business, Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and familiarity with PARCs systems.
  • Established experience in Microsoft Office Products including Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook.
  • Ability to travel within the DC Metro area.
  • Excellent oral (including formal presentations) and written communications and comprehension skills required.
  • Demonstrates analytical skills and experience using revenue database systems.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work solo and in a team environment.
  • System audit experience in a multi- unit environment.
  • CPP Certification or 5+ years of progressive multi-unit management experience in the Parking Industry.
  • Prior Loss Prevention, IT, or Auditing experience.
  • Detail-oriented, ability to recognize patterns, problem solve and investigate, strong interpersonal communication skills, high execution, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to quickly learn and navigate revenue control software systems.
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and analyze a wide range of data to identify trends, patterns, and potential areas of risk.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a diverse audience.
  • Ability to adjust to changing demands in daily priority levels and work flow.
  • Established experience with SQL tables and queries.


What You’ll Gain In Return:

  • An attractive compensation (including an annual incentive program and auto allowance) and benefits package that is commensurate with your experience and expertise.
  • A challenging role within an established parking management firm team with opportunities to grow your career while utilizing your expertise to serve and partner with a diverse group of clients.
  • Access to industry leaders who share your enthusiasm for parking and operational excellence and who will help you further develop your skills.
***Colonial Parking is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.***