Salary: $80,000 - $100,000
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 our 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).
- 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.