Lead Auditor Job Description

Lead Auditor Job Description

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Lead auditor provides medical device expertise on assigned projects including device strategy support as directed by the Head of Medical Devices.

Lead Auditor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Complete the planning process and develop an overall audit approach timely
Ensure all audit program steps are addressed
Complete projects within negotiated budgets and calendar due dates, with any deviations from planned objectives approved in advance
Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers which include management and personnel of the external, independent parties
Supervise auditors on individual projects, assigning challenging tasks within their ability, and ensuring they receive appropriate coaching and mentoring on the techniques and procedures involved in auditing
Assist with preparing the annual audit plan and budget
Develop audit plans for construction cost audits, and determine appropriateness of general contractor charges to underlying contract terms
Identify cost savings, operational & business process improvements
Assist in the business risk assessment process
Test internal controls using a risk-based approach

Lead Auditor Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Auditor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISA, CIA, CPA, CISSP, CQA, ISO13485, ISO9001, ISO, ASQ, CFE

Education for Lead Auditor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lead auditor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Engineering, Education, Business/Administration, Management, Science, Auditing, Computer Science

Skills for Lead Auditor

Desired skills for lead auditor include:

Medical device management systems
Standards and medical device compliance/auditing techniques
ISO 13485
Standards and compliance/auditing techniques
Management systems
Active and non-active devices
ISO 13485 and its application
Legal Framework of regulations and role of the Certification Body
Relevant product standards in the assessment of medical devices
Risks associated with Medical Devices

Desired experience for lead auditor includes:

Completion of construction cost audit work meeting deadlines and budget
Lead planning and execution cost audits
Analyze construction contracts and abstract cost reimbursement terms for contract risk and opportunities
Obtain necessary documentation from contractors in order to test costs charged • Analyze labor and labor burden costs
Analyze materials, equipment, rentals and mark-ups
Analyze contractor documentation to determine adherence to construction contracts

Lead Auditor Examples


Lead Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of lead auditor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead auditor
  • Review deliverables created by Auditors/Senior Auditors
  • Oversee interactions with clients to validate the information/communication flow is efficient and effective
  • Oversee the organization and maintenance of client documentation
  • Partner and collaborate with the Corporate Treasury line of business, other RRG teams, to identify related risks and to test and enhance the control environment of the assigned line of business
  • Interact with mid to senior level employees, model risk owners and managers
  • Own and resolve supplier related CAPA(s)
  • Driving Food Safety and Quality standards in our own Production network, our co-manufacturing partners and our key ingredient suppliers
  • This will be achieved through you leading cross-functional teams to conduct full audits and identifying areas of food safety and quality improvement
  • Making final recommendations for approval or disapproval of all assigned suppliers
  • Evaluate new facility and equipment design, plans and installations, and acquisitions to assess risk and recommend improvements from an auditor perspective
Qualifications for lead auditor
  • Bachelor's degree and greater than four years of relevant professional experience
  • Able to translate technical or complex concepts for other and communicate it to team members and to internal line of business clients
  • Working knowledge of identifying and assessing risks and internal controls
  • Demonstrated strong client focus
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in finance or accounting or relevant certification preferred
  • Help to plan internal control audit approach & scope, including control & site selection, audit scheduling, and resourcing

Lead Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a lead auditor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead auditor
  • Assist with the internal company-wide web-tool (Internal Control Self-Assessment or ICSA) process that management uses to perform annual self-assessments of the adequacy of internal controls
  • Executing and reporting on the quality of controls across all risk creating areas (operations, finance, regulatory, technology, M&A, and clearing)
  • Trains / mentors staff and senior auditors
  • To undertake third party audits in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • To work closely with the scheduling team and communicate any constraints
  • To support the technical review of files, providing answers to all queries when required
  • To identify commercial opportunities for growth
  • Plan, implement, coordinate and execute technical and functional assessments including testing to ensure adherence with established controls, and reporting known or possible deficiencies
  • Ensure findings of unmitigated risks and/or control deficiencies are adequately communicated to be understood and remediated by operations and engineering management and senior management
  • Works with operations and engineering management to ensure that remediation plans are appropriate, implemented in a timely manner, and yield desired results
Qualifications for lead auditor
  • Accredited Lead Auditor on QSR/ ISO Lead Training (ASQ
  • Strong knowledge in generally accepted IT practices and control frameworks (e.g., COBIT, ISO 2700X)
  • MBA or professional certification or equivalent in relevant area
  • Strong knowledge of and experience of business processes
  • Domestic and/or international travel will average 15-25% of work time, and so applicants must be willing to commit to this travel schedule
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree, preferably in Accounting

Lead Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of lead auditor. 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 lead auditor
  • Maintain Quality / EHS Manuals and Operating Procedures/Processes
  • Provide guidance and training of EQMS processes and procedures to employees
  • Create and maintain schedules for process, product and quality system audits
  • Perform process and quality system audits per schedule
  • Coordinate scheduling Internal Auditor Training with the Quality Systems / EHS Manager
  • Assist Quality Systems / EHS Manger in coordinating, scheduling and organizing third party audits
  • Facilitate action plans to closure from EQMS system (1st, 2nd and 3rd party audits)
  • Assist Quality Systems / EHS Manager in coordinating and organizing necessary quality related training
  • Assist employees / Process Owners in generating/revising and implementing procedures, and processes
  • Assist in administering EQMS Orientation Class(es) with new hires
Qualifications for lead auditor
  • 2+ years of public accounting or internal audit experience (preferably financial services)
  • Have (or be actively pursuing) Certified Information Systems Auditor designation
  • Knowledge of company’s primary systems (Genium Inet, Inet, Wizer, GMI proficiency in servers, operating systems and databases would be an advantage (Windows, Linux/Unix, IBMi, Databases, SQL, MySQL, DB2, Oracle)
  • 5-7 years of recent auditing experience or a combination of audit and accounting and finance experience of which minimum 3 years must be from audit, a significant portion of it on site in Europe
  • Strong knowledge of internal control theory, major import/export and other important laws and regulations and current GAAS and GAAP
  • Strong skills in cost, inventory and revenue recognition accounting, including financial, operational and control areas

Lead Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lead auditor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead auditor
  • Consolidation of Key controls across common control objectives
  • Streamlining SOX controls and related processes
  • Control as necessary, teams of auditors during audits/activities
  • To carry out any additional task as required by Operation Manager
  • Perform as the Lead, and assist with all audits within the Nuclear Operations Group facilities and sub-supplier facilities
  • Create and maintain metrics in support of periodic presentations to senior management and/or customer representatives
  • Conduct and implement Continuous Improvement efforts as required
  • Undertake third party audits across core standards of Environment and Health & Safety (ISO14001 and ISO 18001) in accordance with internal and external requirements
  • Work independently, be self-motivated and manage work within agreed timelines, while producing high quality deliverables
  • Lead audits of high complexity in accordance with accepted professional standards
Qualifications for lead auditor
  • Advanced knowledge of and compliance of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Relevant food industry experience ie
  • For a first qualification of an auditor in categories
  • Professional designation preferred (i.e., CIA, CRCM, CAMS)
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with diverse groups at all levels of the organization and to utilize written and verbal communication skills
  • Ensuring audits are conducted in accordance with the audit programme, in line with the business and management system requirements, ensuring that impact of changes are fully reviewed and understood

Lead Auditor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead auditor. 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 lead auditor
  • Serve as the role model and mentor less experienced personnel on professional and personal standards of performance
  • Providing consulting services and leading independent audits and assessments to improve operations and manage risks related to highly complex technology and processes
  • Mentoring, training, educating and/or enhancing knowledge of Senior/Staff IT Auditors, Financial Internal Auditors, I/S management, other business area management and IT delivery teams, and
  • Following up on past findings for timely and adequate remediation
  • Bachelor’s degree in vehicle manufacturing or any related field of study
  • 3+ years of experience in quality management, total vehicle and customer service
  • Knowledge in Quality Methods (Risk management, FMEA)
  • Advanced engineering and automotive experience
  • Prepare for and perform installation quality audits of physical AC and DC Power Systems and associated job documentation
  • Gather and utilize data to prioritize and justify safety, quality, and productivity improvements and work cooperatively with customers and contractors to implement improvements
Qualifications for lead auditor
  • Minimum 5 years full time working experience in R&D or QA
  • Knowledge of carbon management system in compliance with ISO14064-1 will be an added advantage
  • Have competent working knowledge of nationally recognized Quality (ISO 9001) and ISO 27001 Management System auditing standards and procedures
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification or equivalent professional experience
  • ISO Lead Auditor recognition
  • Must possess a professional, mature attitude

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