Internal Auditor
Ford Foundation - New York, NY

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The Internal Auditor is responsible for planning, coordinating, conducting and reporting on operational, financial and management information system audits for the Foundation’s domestic and international operations. Reporting to the Chief Audit Executive, the Auditor determines the adequacy of and adherence to Foundation policies and procedures as well as applicable government regulations. Responsibilities include reviewing and evaluating internal accounting, financial, operational and administrative controls and recommending changes or additions to policies, procedures or controls as appropriate. The Internal Auditor will provide management with an independent appraisal through audit reports of Foundation operations and functions. This position requires up to 40% travel and the ability to perform assignments independently while interacting with all levels of personnel.

  • BA/BS with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a public accounting firm or internal auditing department of a major commercial company
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work easily and effectively with audit staff and all levels of Foundation staff
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting theory and appropriate statements of accounting practice
  • Knowledge of the techniques, tests, and sampling methods involved in conducting audits and the requirements set forth by the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts including applying creative thinking and sound reasoning
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, including the ability to interview individuals
  • Ability to gain confidence and respect of management and staff while acting in a professional manner

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with investments and IT auditing, the non-profit accounting environment, and COSO based audit methodology and best practices
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting Systems and Workplace eProcurement

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