Internal Auditor
AICPA - Durham, NC

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Overview:

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional association of CPAs, with approximately 386,000 members, including CPAs in business and industry, public practice, government, and education; student affiliates; and international associates. We set ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies; federal, state and local governments; and non-profit organizations. We also develop and grade the Uniform CPA Examination.

Internal Auditor

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Purpose:

The Internal Auditor performs professional internal auditing work. Work involves conducting operational, financial, compliance and technology audit projects; providing consulting services to the organization’s management and staff; and providing input to development of the annual internal audit plan. Maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and completes all internal audit work in compliance with The IIA’s International Standards . Works under limited supervision with moderate latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Reports To:

Manager - Internal Audit

Direct Reports:

None

Required Competencies:
  • Integrated auditor with a balance of experience operational, financial and technology audits;
  • Effective in managing multiple projects;
  • Productive in a fast-paced environment; and
  • Motivated and experienced in designing and performing new control-based projects

Responsibilities:
  • Assist AICPA external auditors in the completion of their audit work in support of AICPA’s COSO opinion.
  • Assist in identifying and evaluating the organization’s audit risk areas and provide key input to the development of the annual internal audit plan.
  • Perform audit procedures, including identifying and defining findings, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures for operational, financial and technology audits to include identifying financial and operational risks and evaluate the adequacy of controls to mitigate risk.
  • Design and perform business process and technology audits to assess the effectiveness of key controls, vendor site reviews over key AICPA third party vendors and compliance audits for organizational policies, laws and regulations.
  • Prepare walkthroughs, control matrices, system overviews, risk assessment evaluations, , audit programs, and work paper documentation to support audit projects.
  • Prepare audit findings and recommendations, timely and effectively communicate and monitor the progress of management action plans to address findings and recommendations.
  • Follow up with management and staff on previously issued findings and recommendations and escalate to audit management as needed.
  • Develop and maintain productive team-oriented client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
  • Represent Internal Audit on organizational project teams, at management meetings, and with external organizations, as well as, developing and maintaining relationships with internal/external clients at all levels.
  • Conduct data extraction, analysis, and security reviews utilizing software tools.
  • Perform related work as assigned by audit management.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in business, IT, accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience (minimum 2 years public accounting or minimum of 5 years of internal auditing).
  • CPA ,CIA or CISA required.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to work autonomously, build risk based audits (from scratch) and ability to work with upper management.
  • Experience with information technology audits is a definite asset.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a complex organization and change.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices.
  • Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices.
  • Knowledge of contemporary risk management and control techniques and control frameworks.
  • Knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws.
  • Familiarity with the common indicators of fraud.
  • Skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products.
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems.
  • Skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, systems documentation, audit packages, and other business software to prepare workpapers, reports, memos, summaries, and analyses.
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff, and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
  • Ability to learn new operations quickly and work independently a must.
Please respond via our website at www.aicpa.org/careers and post your resume directly online with us. You can upload your resume and cover letter directly via our website.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AICPA is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

FLSA Status:

Exempt

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