Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

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Analyst, internal audit provides training and direction to audit personnel on audit functions, IT and internal audit standards & state policies and procedures.

Analyst, Internal Audit Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assist in developing and implementing a company-wide internal audit and financial compliance program aimed at evaluating accounting and operating procedures and ensure compliance with the Company's internal accounting policies
Plan and execute SOX compliance reviews, review and evaluate internal controls, identify control and operational weaknesses, and recommend procedures to improve business practices and policies
Assist Director in planning, development and execution of Microsoft SQL Server and Tableau data analysis procedures
Maintain documented procedures of tasks performed
Potential creation of relational databases and execution of ETL processes
Provide support to audit seniors around the region
Partner with audit teams to provide analytics support during audit engagement planning and execution
Follow standardized development and execution methodologies, create sustainable data analytics leveraging Microsoft SQL Server and Tableau, in consultation with the Director of the analytics program
Inform Director and wider audit team of project status, issues, risks and results
Interact with management and business partners to identify appropriate data elements required for analysis routines

Analyst, Internal Audit Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Analyst, Internal Audit

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, ACCA, ACA, CISSP, MCSE, MCSA, CDMP

Education for Analyst, Internal Audit

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the analyst, internal audit job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, Education, Information Technology, Business/Administration, Economics, Auditing

Skills for Analyst, Internal Audit

Desired skills for analyst, internal audit include:

Audit standards
Principles
Application of concepts
Technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
Healthcare industry is helpful
Policies
Procedures
Policies and procedures
Ability to evaluate systems
Databases

Desired experience for analyst, internal audit includes:

Interact with Internal Audit team members in working towards departmental goals
Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server (SSMS, SSIS and SSRS), SQL/T-SQL Query Language, Tableau, and Data Analysis
IT General Computer Controls, including Information Security, Information System Operations, Vendor Management, Business Continuity, Networks, Database, System Software, Hardware, and Application Development controls
CISA and / or CISSP certifications
Execute Internal Audits in the Model Risk domain
Solid quantitative skills, probability theory, functional analysis, partial differential equations

Analyst, Internal Audit Examples

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Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, internal audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst, internal audit
  • Able to work independently part of a team to meet project deadlines and delivery schedules
  • Partner with colleagues, stakeholders and control functions to evaluate and test on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls with appropriate recommendations for improvement
  • Manage time allocations and budgets against audit deliverables and timelines
  • Leading IAD’s data analytics function, including working with IAD directors, staff, and customers to migrate monthly reporting functions from Excel / PowerPoint to a more robust analytical server platform
  • Lead the continued migration to SharePoint, including design, site administration and data management of multiple SharePoint collaborative and publishing sites
  • Perform limited MS Windows Administrative support
  • Provide assistance to geographically dispersed users
  • Deliver end user training & documentation
  • Provide support for the department's audit application
  • Review Business Unit process documentation for completeness
Qualifications for analyst, internal audit
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with some level of supervision
  • 3-5 years of experience in designing, developing and implementing data analytics solutions (data warehouse, business intelligence, data reporting solutions )
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal and writing skills sufficient to prepare and communicate audit reports dealing with facts and concepts for presentation to peers, client management and external auditors
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills sufficient to take small or medium-sized work packages from concept to completion
  • Education course covers a programming language (Visual Basic, C, Java, ACL, SAS SQL)
  • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Accounting, Finance, or Information Technology
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Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, internal audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for analyst, internal audit
  • Reporting to the Director of Internal Audit, the senior analyst will be responsible for assisting in the planning and coordinating internal audit controls and procedures
  • Document and actively participate in the development of the audit procedures performed the preparation of noted concerns for audit report inclusion
  • Developing audit process enhancements and maintaining Internal Audit Policy and Procedures
  • Provides intermediate level system analysis, design, development, and implementation of applications and databases for client/server and/or PC-based software
  • Appraise effectiveness of internal control systems, presenting areas for improvement
  • Prepare special audit and control reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising operating information and trends
  • Monitor Capex and operating expenditure for each department
  • Performs complex administrative duties involving frequent exercise of independent judgment, initiative, and diplomacy
  • Manages department support functions
  • Reviews, evaluates and renders, reports based on business unit projects and initiatives
Qualifications for analyst, internal audit
  • Strong expertise in data visualization, database and data extraction software (e.g., ACL, Spotfire, Tableau)
  • An excellent understanding of technology and extensive experience with a myriad of IT systems
  • Solid MS Excel (Intermediate level), Office suite, basic DOS/Shell scripting and SQL query skills
  • Experience of Governance Frameworks, in particular IT (SOX for example), SDLC
  • Experience and knowledge in Auditing, Accounting and Tax, Risk Management
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology or a related field is required
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Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an analyst, internal audit. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for analyst, internal audit
  • Playing a meaningful role in the development and continuous improvement of audit processes and operations
  • Process Archer-related requests
  • Contributing to and developing training and best practices for the Global Internal Audit Team
  • Follow up with audit team on outstanding items (ex
  • Assist with development of planning security/controls development projects and review engagements
  • Define vision and scope of projects and develop detailed project plans and deliverables
  • Leads (with minimal supervision) the design, code, and verification phases
  • Designs, develops, and plans meaningful data analysis projects while working closely with auditors to provide value to the audit processes
  • Maintains skills related to technical issues such as data extraction, data file formats and structures, transporting data, merging files, and data manipulation and management (keys, indexing, normalization)
  • Applies analytical techniques such as regression, data visualization, benchmarking, and hypothesis testing to enhance audits assurance
Qualifications for analyst, internal audit
  • Advanced experience with PowerPoint a plus
  • Experience with database applications a plus
  • Experience in manufacturing accounting audits and Government contracting experience
  • Assist in understanding the regulatory requirements, system implementations and test approach to validate the outcome
  • Data flows and system architecture
  • Analyse the key logic associated to the regulatory reports
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Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an analyst, internal audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst, internal audit
  • Maintain and update the internal audit program and policies as necessary
  • Assist audit management, execute internal audits including audit planning, detailed audit procedures and related testing and reporting in accordance with professional and departmental standards
  • Acts as the liaison between the Internal Audit and IT
  • Manages assignment of engagements and prioritization of audit assignments with audit leaders
  • Proactive identify opportunities where GIA can add value to the Company ways in which GIA can internally improve
  • Continuous monitoring and auditing
  • Assist the Manager by working on multiple concurrent Internal Audit projects in accordance with the Annual Internal Audit Plan
  • Develop detailed audit programs that address the risks associated with the particular process or area under review
  • Review the work of the staff auditors to determine that the work performed satisfies the audit objectives and is documented in accordance with professional and departmental standards
  • Evaluate performance of the team members on each engagement and overall through the year, identifying strengths and areas for improvement/development
Qualifications for analyst, internal audit
  • Review and understand code (OO languages like Java, C#, C++)
  • Write code to perform system functions
  • Internal Audit/Risk and Controls knowledge is preferred
  • Experience is Visio and other object –oriented UML software design tool for visual modeling is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and/or Accounting, or related degree
  • Experience working with Distributed environments (Windows, UNIX), Mainframe environments, Relational Database Management Systems (mainframe and distributed), Web Applications, Network Administration (Firewalls, Routers/Switches), and Information Security
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Analyst, Internal Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of analyst, internal audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for analyst, internal audit
  • Assist audit management, execute internal audits including audit planning, detailed audit procedures and related testing and reporting in accordance with professional and departmental standards - including financial
  • Document analytical procedures to include in Internal Audit data repository
  • Develop and implement best practice solutions
  • Plan and execute audits
  • Track and manage status against audit timelines and schedules
  • Assist with special assignments as determined by senior management
  • Routinely inform the management of activities and any problems noted within audit areas
  • As part of the finance team, keep up to date on industry and business trends significant to the profession
  • Conduct meetings with stakeholders including modelers and model validators
  • Acts as the liaison between Internal Audit and IT
Qualifications for analyst, internal audit
  • Certification as a CPA, CISA, and/or CIA is highly preferred
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 3+ years of audit experience
  • Experience with Big 4 audit firms or in similar internal audit roles in large organizations a plus
  • Strong SOX 404 compliance test of control experience
  • Communicate effectively with IA management team and all other management levels throughout the audit process to ensure adherence to work plans, schedules, and that audit concerns and proactive resolutions are addressed
  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practices are always considered

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