Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

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Internal auditor, senior provides guidance to staff over topics such as IIA Professional Standards, industry guidelines, COSO 2013, and SOX.

Internal Auditor, Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Document SOX testing results in Company-wide online reporting tool, Open Pages
Conduct quarterly/annual SOX 404 compliance and certification process
Work with and/or lead external service providers on SOX and other audit projects
Perform reviews to provide a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of Control Systems, SOX monitoring, Financial Risk Management and Fraud Recognition
Assist Manager, Internal Audit in the development and management of eight (8) Independent SOX testers
Participate in Risk Assessment analysis for both Internal Audit and SOX requirements
Execute financial and operational audits in accordance with SOX – Sarbanes Oxley
Plan and conduct audits, special projects, and consulting engagements in accordance with department and IIA standards
Preparing for an audit by researching and organizing all pertinent information
Developing an audit plan and preparing an audit planning memo that outlines the current situation, identifies areas of potential risk, and describes the steps to complete the audit

Internal Auditor, Senior Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Internal Auditor, Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CA, CMA, MBA, PMP, CISSP, CISM

Education for Internal Auditor, Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the internal auditor, senior 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, Business/Administration, Education, Computer Science, Auditing, MBA, Economics, Management Information Systems

Skills for Internal Auditor, Senior

Desired skills for internal auditor, senior include:

COSO framework
SOX
COSO Framework and SOX
SAP
Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirements
Access
Business function
COSO 2013
Healthcare and insurance industry and department goals
IPPF Standards

Desired experience for internal auditor, senior includes:

Must have 2 to 3 years Big 4 external audit experience
Completing the audit by examining, testing, verifying and evaluating operational areas as required
Engaging in preliminary discussions of apparent deficiencies with operating personnel to verify and obtain explanations of and reasons for each apparent deficiency and documenting the responses
Compiling and evaluating audit findings
Monitoring and tracking the implementation of audit findings and recommendations to ensure compliance
Planning and managing special projects as directed

Internal Auditor, Senior Examples

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Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of internal auditor, senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for internal auditor, senior
  • Perform financial, operational, investigative and compliance audits
  • Audits of Financial Statements, including reviews of quarterly financial information
  • Audits of internal control over financial reporting including Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
  • Train and mentor audit staff
  • Identify and resolve any client issues during audits
  • Act as a key liaison with the agency , network management and external auditors throughout the audit process
  • Perform process walk-throughs to facilitate the development of the audit scope and approach during the planning phase
  • Contribute to the design of the control testing approach and related audit program
  • Provide leadership to and supervision of other auditors participating in the audit
  • Provide training of and feedback to less experienced auditors on the engagement
Qualifications for internal auditor, senior
  • Technical competences must include a strong understanding of business cycle processes and risks
  • An understanding of internal audit methods and procedures, and data analytics concepts and tools
  • Demonstrated job commitment, personal flexibility and adaptability in order to meet demanding client and stakeholder expectations
  • Travel required to branch locations, other credit union facility locations, to credit union meetings, and to meetings related to industry training and governance
  • Audit experience with a publicly traded company or public accounting firm
  • 2+ years of operational and financial audit experience
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Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an internal auditor, senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for internal auditor, senior
  • Developing and maintaining proactive working relationships with relevant Operational and Financial Business Managers
  • Working with external auditors, as needed, to coordinate coverage across areas of responsibility and ensure that audit work is comprehensive and sufficient to allow the external auditors to rely on the work
  • The testing portion of the role will include assisting in the effort to test business process controls with Process Owners within the applicable business units
  • Interact with various cross functional teams to build/ maintain ongoing business relationships by utilizing strong
  • Create and execute audit plan
  • Develop and train high potential employees
  • Audit documentationReport writing Identify business and process improvement opportunities
  • Assist with audit project planning which includes developing risk assessment, audit scope, and time budget
  • Utilize Corporate Compliance standard project processes, milestones, and templates
  • Identify and document key financial and operational controls and business processes
Qualifications for internal auditor, senior
  • Ability to work both independently and cross functionally
  • ECommerce or retail industry knowledge preferred (or other fast-paced startup environment)
  • Familiarity with systems and information technology controls preferred
  • 2-5 years with a Big 4
  • Recent Financial, IT and compliance audit experience
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of internal auditing standards and techniques understanding of US GAAP
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Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of internal auditor, senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for internal auditor, senior
  • Maintaining the internal audit library of audit documentation
  • Supervising internal audit staff personnel
  • Developing and maintaining productive working relationships with all levels of management
  • Supervise Internal Audit personnel as required
  • Survey the function or activities to be audited and prepare detailed process flows and audit programs for use in performing the audit, including both tests of controls and substantive testing
  • Provide consolidated written documentation of all audit issues to local management during the closing meeting on the last day of fieldwork
  • Direct reporting to the Internal Audit Manager and leading a team
  • Perform audit procedures of financial controls and compliance controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley, the FCPA, payments related to Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) and the selection/monitoring of distributors
  • Create clear and accurate documentation of financial, business and compliance processes and controls test results and conclusions
  • Effectively plan engagements and projects to meet audit objectives
Qualifications for internal auditor, senior
  • Proficiency in MS Word or Excel
  • Certification as a CPA, CIA or CISA
  • 2 - 5 years of experience in auditing, business analysis,accounting or program evaluation
  • A bachelor degree in accounting
  • A minimum of one professional certification (CPA or CIA)
  • Ability to make good judgments based upon observations and supporting information
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Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an internal auditor, senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for internal auditor, senior
  • Draft initial audit recommendations
  • Provide audit conclusions based on understanding of the process and risk
  • Train and supervise junior auditors
  • Developing internal audit scope
  • Performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed
  • Coverage of functional and operating units and focusing on financial, IT, and operational processes
  • Directing and reviewing the work performed by other internal audit personnel, including resources from the co-sourcing firm
  • Conduct preliminary review of the systems and procedures used within assigned audit scope
  • Prepare plan, programs and time estimate for audit recommend necessary staff requirements to complete audit
  • Ascertain that workpapers evidence audit work performed and document findings
Qualifications for internal auditor, senior
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting with GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • A minimum of 6 years audit experience from Big 4 and/or commercial industry
  • MBA, CPA, CIA, or CISA certifications a plus!
  • Practical audit experience either in public accounting or with corporation
  • Certifications an added plus!
  • Working knowledge and experience with the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley
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Internal Auditor, Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of internal auditor, senior. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for internal auditor, senior
  • Review audit outcomes and reports and assist management with implementation of remediation plans developed by the process owners
  • Assist in development of risk-based audit plan
  • Identify financial and operational risks and incorporate into audit scope and audit program
  • Consult with manager/director on scope and audit timetable
  • Update audit program as appropriate
  • Communicate scope, timing and audit program to team
  • Drafts clear and meaningful findings, high quality audit reports, presentations, and other materials for Sr
  • Supports acquisition financial due diligence, integration and divestment analysis
  • Supports value-capture initiatives and related financial projects, both quantitative and strategic, to support business profitability analysis
  • Assist in the design and execution of global data analytics to help identify trends and opportunities for improvement
Qualifications for internal auditor, senior
  • Internal control frameworks
  • Business process execution and improvement
  • Data analysis and development of recommendation
  • Three (3) or more years of progressive audit experience in a public accounting firm or a private industry internal audit
  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of audit experience
  • Three years of accounting and related experience

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