Lead for multiple and progressively more complex Internal Audits and related projects.
Evaluates the design and operational effectiveness of the company’s internal controls by taking a lead role in all phases of financial, operational, and compliance audits and/or special projects (from planning through reporting). Job functions include the periodic evaluation and testing of financial reporting controls, necessary to satisfy the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Provides recommendations for improvement of company processes and for development of Internal Audit departmental processes.
Provides Direct Assistance to the External Auditors.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Functions as a Lead Internal Auditor on progressively more complex Internal Audits and related projects, which may occur concurrently. May function as an individual contributor or as a lead with a supervisory role, depending on the project.
Documents company processes and controls using automated flowcharting and control matrix tools. Evaluates the adequacy of the design and operational effectiveness of the company’s internal controls and processes through walkthrough and testing of both manual and automated controls. Works with management to confirm processes and controls and to develop process fixes/improvements. Reports the results of the audits/special investigations to management.
Performs Direct Assistance and other coordination functions (substantive testing, tie-outs, PBC management) for the External Auditors, which assists in making the annual external audit more efficient and effective.
Promotes awareness within the company of the following: company processes, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and Internal Audit functions and responsibilities.
Minimum Job Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Business, Information Systems or related field and three to five years of public accounting and/or internal auditing experience combined. At least one certification such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Investigator, or Certified Information Systems Auditor is a strong positive. At a minimum, the senior internal auditor must be actively seeking a certification.
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office application tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills
Demonstrated organizational and project management skills
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including process flowcharting
Ability to work in a dynamic, team-oriented environment
Ability to travel (no more than 25%)
Meets strict timelines
Manage time, resources, and assigned projects
Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to identify control issues and opportunities for process improvement
Ability to review self and others work constructively
Ability to deal effectively with all levels of management
Demonstrated verbal and written business communication skills
Ability to develop project management tools for management and internal audit
Demonstrated knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act terms, requirements, and standards
Ability to investigate emerging SOX/Internal Audit issues and inform other IA department members
Principal Challenges and Accountabilities
Project manage multiple and progressively complex projects and clients
Ability to work to win-win situation with difficult clients
Deal with ambiguity
Needs to be able to contribute to the development of Internal Audit processes/tools
Decisions and Judgment
Utilizes innovative thinking for progressively complex projects
Utilizing standard procedures as a foundation, with a frequent need for complex judgment, such as determining audit testing strategy, determining the potential impact of design or testing errors on operations/financial statements/compliance with regulations, & conducting root cause analysis
Develops and communicates complex results and recommendations (both verbal & written) to management and external auditors
Work with external public accounting firm and auditors
Work with other business units and functions
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.
Synnex Corporation - 2 years ago