Audit Associate

ATI - Pittsburgh, PA3.6

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ATI is a global manufacturer of technically advanced specialty materials and complex components. Our products support diverse markets and industries such as aerospace and defense, oil & gas, electrical energy, medical, automotive, and other industrial markets.

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at ATI's Corporate Headquarters the Audit Associate (Process Leader - Internal Audit) will join a high-performing Internal Audit team who is a strategic business partner to all ATI businesses. The Audi Associate is integral in auditing the Company's financial records, internal controls, compliance with regulations and Company policies, and third-party service providers.

A successful Audit Associate, along with the Internal Audit team, brings assurance, insight, and objectivity to achieve our goals and objectives operationally, financially and within compliance. The Internal Audit Associate takes a thought-leader approach in being able to provide solutions based on data and business processes, is eager to learn and is interested in identifying opportunities and generating ideas to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the audit team.

A goal of our internal audit group is to offer a rewarding opportunity to learn our business and provide our auditors with the knowledge and expertise to develop and seek out growth opportunity in higher level roles, either within the internal audit department or another company position. This role provides a unique opportunity to learn various ATI businesses and will require approximately 25% - 30% travel.

Additional Responsibilities:
Play a key role in the execution of the annual audit plan, including Sarbanes-Oxley 404 management testing.
Assist in planning of audits led by Sr. Process Leaders.
Update existing audit programs.
Execute audit programs by performing audit tests through a combination of inquiry, observation, inspection and re-performance to achieve objectives for financial, operational, compliance, and special projects.
Document understanding of processes through narratives, flow-charts and transactional walk through support.
Take a lead in communicating and coordinating test procedures with external auditors.
Prepare high quality audit work papers that are organized and well documented in accordance with departmental policy.
Effectively communicate audit findings identified to the internal audit team, as well as finance and operations management.
Evaluate the significance of audit findings, and review findings, recommendations, and remediation with Internal Audit
Team as well as finance and operations management.
Prepare draft audit reports. Identify recommendations and process improvement opportunities.
Ensure accounting transactions and balances are recorded in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles and company policy.
Enhance accounting and auditing knowledge base by staying current with manufacturing industry activity and accounting/auditing pronouncements.
Ensure compliance, quality, and operational processes are functioning efficiently, effectively and in accordance with company policy.
Perform special projects as assigned.
Assist in training and mentoring Process Specialists.

ATI and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to applicant's race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected be federal or state law. The company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.
Basic (Required) Qualifications

BA/BS degree in Accounting with a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is required
At least two years public or private financial reporting and internal controls audit experience.
Preferred Qualifications (in addition to Basic Qualifications)

Professional certification (CPA, CIA)
Master's Degree in Accounting.
Experience with SOX/internal controls testing in a corporate environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and US generally accepted accounting principles and auditing standards.
Strong interpersonal, communication, organization, analytical, and leadership skills. Must be able to communicate with all areas and levels within the company.
Ability to work well both independently and in a cohesive team environment.
Working knowledge or Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of ACL (Audit Command Language) or other data analytic software.
Must be willing to travel both domestically and internationally (approximately 25-30%).