Altria Client Services - Richmond, VA

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Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and John Middleton. The companies’ premium tobacco brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country’s top premium wine producers and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, an investment company. Altria’s mission is to own and develop financially disciplined businesses that are leaders in responsibly providing adult tobacco and wine consumers with superior branded products.

Altria Client Services’ role is to provide high quality services to the Altria family of companies. We are currently seeking a highly qualified Auditor to join our Corporate Audit department in Richmond, VA.

The selected candidate will play a vital role in conducting financial and operational audits for operating companies and service subsidiaries. Specific accountabilities include:

Specific Accountabilities include:

  • Evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls and operating practices, including the safeguarding of assets and the economic and efficient use of company resources.
  • Determining compliance with policies and procedures; reporting on deviations, control weaknesses and areas of cost savings, and prescribing remedial actions.
  • Conceiving and preparing original audit scope objectives and program of audit tests. Developing modifications to existing programs
  • Developing audit findings including recommendations for improvements in policies, procedures, and methods.
  • Preparing the final audit report for issuance to operating company and senior corporate management.
  • Preparing adequate work papers of audits conducted.
  • Resolving day-to-day problems with management in order to provide for the timely, accurate completion of projects.
  • Coordinating and cooperating with independent auditors in conducting their interim and year-end audits.
  • Assisting the Audit Manager and performing special projects as required.

    Specific Skills
    Qualifications include:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance plus a minimum of five years of relevant experience in public accounting and/or private industry. CPA/CIA designation preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of audit techniques, theories and standards.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand diverse business environments and to develop and implement audit testing in assigned areas.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and reporting skills.
  • The ability to leverage tact and diplomacy toward conflict resolution.
  • The ability to deliver results on multiple assignments in a deadline-driven environment.
  • The willingness and ability to accommodate 25 – 30% travel.

    At Altria Client Services, we recognize that our people are the reason we achieve our business goals. We believe in developing the leadership potential of our employees by providing them with opportunities for training, development and advancement

    In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your auditing skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our incentive compensation and deferred profit sharing programs as well as a relocation assistance package.

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    Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S....