- Certified Internal Auditor
Purpose and Scope:
The mission of the Internal Audit department is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve operations. The Internal Audit department assists in accomplishing objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. This role will coordinate, plan and conduct operational audits, certain aspects of the internal controls over financial reporting (ICOFR) program, special investigations and other projects deemed necessary to serve the business.
Assist with planning and scoping the annual ICOFR program including evaluation of management’s qualitative assessment. Review and finalize scope with management and independent auditors and obtain concurrence
Prepare presentation and training materials as required due to changes and/or new guidance
Test and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s internal controls over financial reporting and provide timely updates to senior management on the control exceptions identified, management’s remediation plan, etc.
Provide meaningful recommendations to management on how to improve internal controls and governance process
Plan and execute financial, operational and/or performance audits per the annual audit plan within the established time frame and budget (hours and dollars)
Test and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s system of internal control and the quality of performance to ensure compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations which could have a major impact on operations and the company’s overall financial results
Evaluate the effectiveness of controls in new systems and other business processes
Provide management with recommendations, counsel and information to contribute to improved efficiency and effectiveness in all business segments, locations, and functions of the Company’s business
Prepare audit reports that are well written, contain pertinent issues, meaningful recommendations and resolutions that reflect a balance between the need to maintain effective controls and efficient operations
Coordinate and lead exit meetings with relevant stakeholders as well as distribute final report to senior management, independent auditors and relevant stakeholders
Assist the VP - Auditing with senior management risk interviews, summarizing the results of the meeting, and updating the risk register as needed to reflect emerging risks or changes to the existing risk profile
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field with at least 5 years of experience in finance/accounting/related field and/or audit experience.
Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field with at least 4 years of experience in finance/accounting/related field and/or audit experience.
CPA or CIA preferred