Salary Range: $70,000 – $100,000

Due to growth and customer demand, we are currently recruiting for a Senior Internal Auditor to join our team in Hickory, NC.

JOB SUMMARY:

Participate on an integrated team of professionals in a dynamic environment that includes pursuit of continuous improvement of our practices. The Corporate Audit & Advisory role involves assessing business processes and internal controls for risk-based audits; conducting and leading operational, financial, IT and compliance audit projects; identifying business risks and best practices; providing insight and value to management on matters of risks and controls; providing input to development of the annual audit plan; and developing individual and team professional competencies.   Maintain organizational and professional standards. Work independently under general supervision with the opportunity to demonstrate initiative and judgment.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Assist with audit project planning which includes developing risk assessment, audit scope, and time budget.
  • Conduct risk assessment interviews/meetings with audit beneficiaries and key participants.
  • Utilize Corporate Audit & Advisory standard project processes, milestones, and templates.
  • Identify and document key financial and operational controls and business processes.
  • Define steps to analyze the design and operating effectiveness of financial and operational controls. This includes identification of population, selection of sample, and proficiency with computer systems.
  • Analyze information and data to assess the design and operating effectiveness of financial and operational controls and identify process improvements.
  • Execute audit procedures and document results of testing. This includes being familiar with audit software, data interrogation tools, and documentation standards.
  • Conduct interviews and take notes enough to understand a specific process or system and to test assigned areas.
  • Communicate nature of control deficiencies to management.
  • Prepare well-written audit findings, including remediation recommendations, and submit timely to engagement management for review.
  • Demonstrate the ability to organize and develop the audit report executive summary, prioritize audit findings, and assign appropriate risk ratings.
  • Complete assignments related to walkthrough of transactions and development of process documentation in support of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) framework.
  • Lead audit projects demonstrating the ability to review staff audit work to ensure it is well organized, meets test objectives, and is in compliance with appropriate workpaper documentation standards.
  • Demonstrate the ability to coach staff auditors and provide timely feedback on staff performance to the engagement manager.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with management and Corporate Audit & Advisory team through individual contact and meetings.
  • Pursue professional development opportunities, including internal and external training, utilizing membership of professional organizations and sharing information with co-workers.
  • Exercise discretion in the review of records to ensure confidentiality of all matters that come to the auditor’s attention.
  • Travel to domestic and foreign locations (where English may not be the first language).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A completed Bachelor's Degree, and 2+ years of related experience
  • CPA/CIA/CISA certification preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within diverse teams.
  • Action oriented, sets priorities, and maintains a drive for completing assignments.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in a variety of settings and styles.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and other business software applications (e.g. Microsoft products).
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and COSO framework is preferred.
  • Experience with audit software (e.g. TeamMate) and data interrogation software (e.g. IDEA) is preferred.
  • Project management or audit experience is preferred.
  • Foreign language skills a plus.

 

Must-Haves

A Completed Bachelor's Degree

2 years of internal audit experience

CPA/CIA/CISA certification or in the process of actively pursuing a certification

Excellent Communication Skills-verbal and written

 

Nice-To-Haves

Experience with audit software (e.g. TeamMate) and data interrogation software (e.g. IDEA)

Experience working for public accounting firms

Experience auditing manufacturing companies

Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and COSO framework i

Foreign language skills

 

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