Carter's, Inc. (NYSE: CRI), is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter's and OshKosh B'gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 600 Company-operated stores in the United States and Canada and on-line. Carter's is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. If you dream of working with innovative colleagues who support and inspire you, Count on Carter's.
While this position will not focus exclusively on information technology risks, this auditor will be responsible for leading information technology-related projects in the job functions below:
Execute audits and special reviews of Company functions (including retail stores), processes, and other activities to ensure reliability and integrity of information, proper recording of transactions, safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, achievement of operational goals and objectives, and effective and efficient use of resources. Internal Audit programs/projects will be defined in the annual Internal Audit plan and will include activities in the following areas: financial, operational, compliance, and/or information technology. – 30%
Execute walkthroughs, internal control operating effectiveness testing, and substantive procedures to test the Company’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404; document work performed, communicate exceptions/deficiencies, and follow-up with process/control owners on deficiencies. – 30%
Work closely with the Company’s external auditor; provide appropriate support to the Company's external auditors in the performance of walkthroughs, as well as internal control and substantive testing. – 20%
Continuously improve internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity; support an internal quality assurance and improvement program to maintain compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. – 10%
Administer and troubleshoot the Department’s automated work paper solution (TeamMate). – 10%
Effectively interface with various levels of management; maintain and develop relationships with external auditors. Specific interactions will include:
Day to day interaction with the process owners, key contacts for testing, and the Vice President Internal Audit & Enterprise Risk Management
Regular exposure to the Company’s external auditor and potentially other outside service providers
Some exposure to individuals at the Vice President and Director Levels
Deliver presentations (internal and external) on relevant topics to develop others
Execute tasks/testing in investigations on an as-needs basis
Provide ad-hoc analysis and reports as requested
Lead interaction with Information Technology, Finance, and operational process owners for assigned projects
Maintain the following knowledge:
Advanced understanding of information technology auditing techniques and solid understanding of data analysis
Solid understanding of auditing, GAAP, PCAOB Audit Standard #5, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404, risk and controls
Baseline understanding of fraud prevention/detection/awareness/auditing techniques
Strong analytical, written communication, interpersonal, listening, interviewing, organizational, consulting, and presentation skills
Strong documentation skills (narratives and flow charts)
Knowledge of information technology tools used in the audit process including ACL, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, TeamMate, Visio, etc.
Detail and deadline oriented
Strong relationship skills
Strong internal control orientation
BA/BS Finance/Accounting and/or MIS
CIA, CISA, CPA, or CFE strongly preferred
4-6 years internal audit, information technology audit, financial statement audit, and/or audit consulting experience
Thank you for your interest in Carter's. Carter's is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
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Keyword: internal audit, SOX, Teammate
From: Carters, Inc
The william carter company was founded in 1865 by william carter in needham, mass. it is one of the oldest and largest branded marketers of...