Under the direction of the Internal Audit AVP & Director, performs risk-based internal audit activities for the Company and its subsidiaries. Performs risk-based integrated reviews of financial, operational, systems and management controls of the Company. Provides assistance to the external auditors and regulatory auditors while maintaining effective working relationships with business unit management. Serves as in-charge auditor for certain assigned audit projects, and supervises staff auditors and college interns assigned to the project. Works with some supervision and is responsible for making a minimal range of decisions, escalating to Manager when appropriate and updating Manager on a regular basis.
Selection Criteria: • Proven working knowledge of internal control concepts and risk-based audit techniques. • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of accounting. • Proven ability to develop or adapt programs/procedures on an as-needed basis. • Demonstrated experience coordinating multiple projects/assignments (2 to 3) simultaneously and completing assigned tasks accurately and on a timely basis. Possesses strong attention to detail with excellent organizational skills. Solid project management with proven experience successfully planning, executing and maintaining a project from start to finish. • Proven strong analytical skills, including demonstrated experience identifying, defining and resolving problems, and collecting or interpreting data to establish facts and draw valid conclusions. • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated success interpreting and communicating business needs between internal groups and external vendors in a clear, accurate, focused and concise manner. Demonstrated ability to document procedures and activities in a manner that is understandable to others and prepared using a prescribed format. Verbal and written communications are to conform to proper rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style. Will be expected to provide examples of written audit reports. • Proven progressive risk-based integrated auditing experience in a “Big Four” public accounting firm or a Fortune 500-type company.
Educational Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business administration, information systems, computer science or related field of study. Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required: • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Visio). • Exposure to automated systems, including mainframes and Local Area Network- and Wide Area Network-based applications. • Exposure to automated auditing tools, including ACL, Easytrieve Plus, etc. Certifications & Licenses (i.e., Series 6 & 63, CPA, etc.): • Candidate for certification as a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).