Reporting to the VP, Controller the Senior Internal Auditor & Reporting Specialist will be responsible for conducting financial and operational audits. This person will identify and clearly define audit issues and root causes, recommend improved internal controls and business processes, and ensure that corrective action plans are developed and implemented. This person will present these findings to Internal Audit leadership and the business management team. In addition, this person will participate in the completion of periodic public financial filings by their respective due dates, including the following forms: 10-K, 10-Q, Form 14A (Proxy Statement), and completion of other necessary form filings, as appropriate. This person will also complete monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and use tax returns. Finally, this person will perform technical accounting research, financial analysis, and compliance, as necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Actively participate in the audit planning, execution and wrap up processes.
Assist business in identification and documentation of key internal controls.
Perform internal control walkthroughs to assess control effectiveness.
Perform internal controls testing.
Prepare audit work papers and reports.
Make recommendations to improve procedures and controls; discusses findings and recommendations with appropriate level of management during the audit.
Assist the Company's independent public accounting firm in the conduct of their examinations.
Assist in reviewing content of balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements and shareholders' equity statements for propriety with SEC and U.S. GAAP technical guidance.
Assist in preparing certain footnotes to financial statements and support for footnotes in accordance with the applicable technical guidance.
Assist in the preparation of the XBRL filing package to be filed with the 10-K and 10-Q.
Maintain documentation support for all numbers included in filings.
Review new accounting technical guidance (SEC and U.S. GAAP) for applicability to the Company and recommend implementation plan with documented memos.
Remain current on accounting policy issues and SEC compliance issues through literature and webinar participation.
Complete monthly, quarterly and annual sales and use tax returns
Build working relationships with various levels of financial and operational management.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE :
Undergraduate Degree in Accounting
CPA certification preferred
3 – 6 years of experience with at least 2 years of experience in public accounting
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
Strong technical skills with U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting
Detail-oriented and process driven, with strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to manage time efficiently along with the ability to work independently and as a team member.
Strong analytical skills.
Intermediate skill level with MS Office applications.
Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic environment that strives to exceed expectations.
Demonstrate competency in the areas of leadership, team-building, communication, project management, technical skills, analytical skills, risk management, and business acumen.
This position description is an outline of the major recurring responsibilities of the job. It is not intended to be all-inclusive of the work to be performed. The incumbent will typically perform other related job objectives, special assignments, and less significant responsibilities.
Adams-Gabbert & Associates - 2 years ago