Lead Auditor - Houston, TX

Ditech Financial LLC - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)3.0

Making a career move is a big decision. At ditech, we have one of the industry’s most well-known brands. And while we’re committed to providing our customers with an exceptional experience, we believe that our employees deserve a great work environment, where they can grow, learn and achieve their professional dreams. Professional, friendly and encouraging; we are a fast-paced, fun place to work, learn and develop your skills. You’ll be creating a promising career for yourself and have the opportunity to earn a good living while helping our customers achieve an important life goal, homeownership.

Position Summary:
  • Operate within a team to execute Internal audit assignments (e.g., operational, compliance and financial audits).
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance efforts from planning through reporting
  • Assist in the design and implementation of effective controls across the organization
  • Liaison between external audit and business process owners to facilitate process documentation and testing
  • Make recommendations to improve internal controls and remediate SOX deficiencies
  • Partner with process control owners to obtain a deep understanding of financial controls
  • Participate in other compliance initiatives and/or internal audit-related functions the Company may engage
Essential Functions/Specific Duties:
  • Perform testing and documentation for assigned financial processes, including planning documents, flowcharts, walkthroughs, and tests of control
  • Prepare clear, accurate, and well-organized audit work papers that appropriately document the testing performed
  • Actively build and manage relationships with Company stakeholders, while continuing to promote the importance of compliance initiatives
  • Support process owners through training, reviewing, and providing guidance for their processes
  • Work with business process owners to ensure that exceptions from SOX testing are adequately remediated and re-tested in a timely manner
  • Identify opportunities to streamline controls and make recommendations to improve the underlying processes
  • Request and validate source documentation needed for testing
  • Coordinate with and assist external independent auditors as requested
  • Provide timely feedback to senior management where testing procedures need improvement
  • Ensure audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk
  • Help execute SOC-1 reviews; Reg AB/HUD and USAB testing
  • Support SOX manager in reporting status and results to senior management
Qualifications/Job Requirements:
  • Education:
o Minimum Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field from a US accredited University
o Must have active CPA designation
  • Experience:
o Three to five years of recent public accounting experience
o Proven ability to analyze data points and to develop conclusions
o Experience in assessing financial and operational risks
o Business savvy, ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure
o Experience in testing controls and preparing workpapers to support testing results
o Ability to work in a dynamic environment and handle multi-deliverables on tight deadlines.
  • Skills:
o Analytical skills, detail oriented
o Organizational skills
o Relationship building and negotiation skills
o Excellent written and verbal skills
o Ability to perform within tight deadlines and prioritize effectively
  • Competencies:
o Experience in financial audits of Financial Services; SOX audit experience
o Knowledge of audit workpaper documentation practices
o Knowledge of mortgage/banking helpful, but not required
o Ability to maintain an independent and objective, fact based approach
o Time Management; able to respond with urgency on planned and emerging requests
o Participate as an integral part of the team, exhibiting ownership and follow-through initiative

Conditions of Work:
  • Domestic Travel up to 25%
  • 1 Position will be in Tempe AZ and the other Position will be Houston TX
Ditech Holding Corporation (“DHC”), Ditech Financial LLC (“Ditech”) and Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. (“RMS”) and their affiliates are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process or if you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan, please contact careers@ditech.com.