Sr. Internal Auditor

Action Management Services - Westlake, OH (27 days ago)

Full-time$60,000 a year

Company Information:
Our client began as a machine shop in 1914 and has grown to be a diversified manufacturer and marketer of high quality products for the home, family and industry and is comprised of more than 20 businesses.

About the Position

Minimal overnight travel. Typically 2 weeks twice per year. Many of the business units are located in the region so much of the travel is local.
Fast promotion track. The company has a historic track record of promotion out of internal audit and into a business unit. There are numerous audit alumnae in positions of financial leadership and P&L responsibility throughout the corporation.
Excellent work / life balance. Business days are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a one hour lunch every day.

Leads fieldwork on assigned audit projects. Performs all work in accordance with applicable standards.
Maintains a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and other relevant professional standards.
Demonstrates working knowledge of internal control processes and best practices. Effectively accomplishes work through others on audit assignments.
Assists in the research of audit techniques and remains current on professional standards and management requirements.
Plans projects, including coordination of planning meetings, milestone dates, and document requests lists. Presents respective documentation to the Director and/or Supervisor for discussion and approval.
Acts as the face of the project and the key point person for auditees. Communicates status updates, open items, and issues to the Director and/or Supervisor and the auditee regularly.
Communicates audit results and recommendations to operating management. Maintains effective working relationships with subsidiary companies.
Conducts a formal exit meeting with subsidiary company management and writes an audit report for senior management based on audit findings.
Takes ownership of the project from planning to issue resolution.
Ensures workpaper documentation supports procedures performed and conclusions reached.
Monitors staff performance and encourages teamwork.
Prepare reports on the results of audits, reviews, and special projects.
Monitor outstanding issues to be addressed by operating units.

Desirable Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, CPA, CIA, or MBA preferred.
Candidate must possess a strong foundation of GAAP, internal control over financial reporting, and other relevant standards.
Ideal candidate has 1-4 years of combined experience between public accounting and/or internal audit.
Must demonstrate the ability to work independently, plan and execute audits in accordance with applicable standards, supervise auditors in the field, manage multiple projects at a time (i.e. multi-task), draft constructive audit comments and reports, and communicate/present plans/issues to the Supervisor and Director on a regular basis.