Senior Analyst, Audit Job Description

Senior Analyst, Audit Job Description

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Senior analyst, audit provides technical assistance to division internal control assessment teams in designing, documenting and updating Sarbanes-Oxley controls to ensure compliance.

Senior Analyst, Audit Duties & Responsibilities

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Facilitate our clients in improving their accounting related processes through the technology, the adoption of relevant tools and application systems usage
Interacts with external audit team in addressing information requests and questions
Production of audit committee reports and presentations
Coordination and project management of meeting logistics and materials for audit, risk and compliance committee meetings
Production of the monthly metric reporting for ongoing operational audit activities and key performance drivers
Production of monthly audit client reporting packages for senior leadership across all business units and staff groups
Performance of quality reviews and validating data to ensure integrity in systems and report output
Supporting the Internal Audit Group system maintenance and solution management whenever necessary
Assisting with tracking and reporting any changes to the Internal Audit Group’s audit plan on a weekly basis
Assisting with ad Hoc requests on an as needed basis

Senior Analyst, Audit Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Analyst, Audit

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISA, CPA, CIA, CISSP, CFE, CPC, CCS, ISO, CRISC, CISM

Education for Senior Analyst, Audit

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Senior Analyst, Audit

Desired skills for senior analyst, audit include:

COSO Framework and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
Excel VBA
Accounting
Analytical tools to analyze
Business Warehouse
Excel
Finance
Ideas to identify trends and form valid conclusions
Information

Desired experience for senior analyst, audit includes:

Testing business processes (revenue, expenditures, product disposal, procurement)
Previous audit experience is required
Maintain system of organization to monitor audits from fieldwork through to settlement
Identifying potential control issues, determining the root cause of issues and ensuring stakeholders develop and implement appropriate corrective actions
Proactive advancement integration of auditing concepts and use of technology
Continuous development and maintenance of sector/industry/ technical knowledge and share knowledge with team

Senior Analyst, Audit Examples

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Senior Analyst, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a senior analyst, audit. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior analyst, audit
  • Managing the staff resource pool including scheduling, monitoring, reporting and capacity planning
  • Liaising with management team to resolve conflicts in booking schedules
  • Maintenance of codes within resource planning system Retain
  • Supporting internal team members with their queries related to Operations
  • Monitoring missing timesheets and following-up to ensure completion
  • Assistance with annual planning coordination
  • A professional, flexible, mature and approachable demeanour with a positive attitude
  • Utilize advanced technical knowledge to audit all level claims to ensure compliance and quality standards are met
  • Identify claims process and procedural gaps
  • Review the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), strategic plans, narratives, work flows and risk control matrix (RCM), participate in process walkthroughs facilitated by the business, to develop an understanding of the business and process being audited
Qualifications for senior analyst, audit
  • Minimum of two years of relevant experience and Bachelor’s degree or minimum of six years of relevant experience with High School diploma or GED
  • Master of Business Administration would be considered two years of relevant experience
  • Business knowledge of specific industries, consumer business, real estate, manufacturing, banking, insurance, security, telecom is an advantage
  • Positive working attitude with timely response to both client and supervisor
  • Assumes responsibility to lead special general computer control and application control audit projects (as required) and provide advisory and consulting services to management
  • Summarizes audit objectives, scope, findings, conclusions and management response
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Senior Analyst, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior analyst, audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior analyst, audit
  • Maintain, organize and document information provided to taxing authorities for audits, litigation and appeals
  • Access various internal systems and tools to analyze information requested on audit
  • Provide technical, business, and administrative direction for personnel performing software development tasks, including the review of work products for technical correctness and data accuracy, adherence to design concepts and user standards
  • Serves as a senior technical expert on anti-fraud database design and data integration processes which supports the FEP SIU business requirements
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with external entities such as the OPM, OPM OIG, and Plan SIUs
  • May be responsible for preparing/reviewing certain Notes to the Financial Statements (annual statements)
  • Performs first-line review of regulatory audited financial statements and disclosures as assigned
  • In-charge audits of Commerce business units
  • Ensure the meeting of the timeline for external audits
  • Address the most problematic and difficult functions associated with the External Audit function in order to ensure timely and complete execution of external audits in accordance with sound audit practices and regulations
Qualifications for senior analyst, audit
  • Summarize and communicate results of testing in a timely, clear, and concise manner
  • Apply critical thinking to interpret data and documentation to determine whether it adequately meets the policy and regulatory requirements, including documenting the rationale behind the decisions
  • Summarize test results and data sets and incorporate results them into informative management reporting
  • Communicate gaps and opportunities for improvement in testing and monitoring program so that the program is continuously improving
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to identify problem solving solutions to challenges in executing testing program
  • Provide oversight over the quality of the testing and monitoring work undertaken by fellow colleagues
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Senior Analyst, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a senior analyst, audit. 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 senior analyst, audit
  • Work with local and regional stakeholders, to address issues identified, and to support immediate and longer-term solutions
  • Implement audit testing plan for the global internal control environment including control design consulting
  • Execute multiple initiatives in parallel, requiring strong initiative, detail orientation, and intellectual curiosity
  • Coordination of audit readiness requirements
  • Analysis of data requests for both internal and external review
  • Oversight of compilation and provision of data/materials for audit requests
  • Work with tracking and reporting group to implement data analysis models to ensure data aggregation and documentation requirements are met and monitor for adherence and improvements
  • Support defense of assumptions and calculations during OEB led audit process
  • Undertake research and provide input and support for evidence and hearings as needed
  • Support the annual DSM cycle related to evaluation and audit of the utility’s DSM plan
Qualifications for senior analyst, audit
  • Minimum 3 years of web and mobile application development in banking industry / financial institution / technology / consulting
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in operational risk management, internal control, or internal audit preferably within a banking operations and / or IT function
  • Self-starter who has worked with teams in a variety of cultures
  • Investment banking products and processes
  • IT Change/ Release Configuration management
  • IT Quality
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior analyst, audit. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior analyst, audit
  • Disseminate and communicate regarding assignments and projects within the department and with senior leaders and constituents from other departments, including, but not limited to FP&A, senior finance leadership, and senior Global Sales leadership
  • Provide support to the Senior Vice President of F&A Finance, as required
  • Provide support to the Vice President of GBCS Finance, as required
  • Prepare special projects for the Vice President of GBCS Finance on a regular basis, including contract analysis, project analysis, NPV analysis
  • Ensure all activities are developed and completed in time for company regulatory, governance and audit cycles
  • Support the review and approval processes related to proposed audit and evaluation priorities
  • Ensure audit and evaluation recommendations are understood by internal stakeholders and implementation is documented
  • Project manager assigned projects related to the update of program assumptions or assessment of program outcomes including evaluation studies, research projects or jurisdictional scans
  • Proactively pursue DSM Best Practices related to the sector and ensure that appropriate Best Practices are integrated with DSM policies, procedures and activities
  • Proactively initiate process changes, studies or other mechanisms needed to resolve issues
Qualifications for senior analyst, audit
  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience as required for job level.?
  • As an indication that external applicants have relevant technical knowledge, prefer CPA or Certified Internal Auditor
  • Participate, or lead, various types of audits and consulting reviews, including but not limited to global end-to-end process review, sales office audits for particular countries, transactional testing, and operational reviews
  • Analyze data, using data analytic tools to aid audit procedures
  • Validate the completion and closure of agreed remediation and management actions as needed
  • Professional certification, such as CPA, CIA strongly preferred
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Senior Analyst, Audit Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a senior analyst, audit. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior analyst, audit
  • Intermediate to advance level of MS Excel (v-look ups, pivot tables, data manipulation, ) skills
  • Data manipulation using tools such as Excel, SAS, Microsoft SQL, ACL, Qlikview and / or Tableau to load data packages
  • Apply Microsoft Office Excel & PowerPoint skills to create senior leadership reports and presentations
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to staff in Market Development and DSM as necessary
  • Be the primary audit contact with external tax authority contacts
  • Query, analyze and manipulate voluminous amounts of data (over 50 million rows) using Microsoft SQL Server or other technologies
  • Write custom queries when analyzing and validating audit data
  • Import/export voluminous audit data, with ability to troubleshoot when problems arise
  • Exercise creativity and judgment in responding to audit queries
  • Work with IT business counterparts to streamline processes and protect data integrity
Qualifications for senior analyst, audit
  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to communicate effectively, with confidence
  • Strong collaboration skills to help uncover stakeholder needs and motivations
  • Resilient when faced with setbacks, bouncing back from disappointments or confrontations
  • Experience in the Financial Services and or Technology sector is an asset
  • 2 - 5 years of relevant project management and/or IT audit experience
  • Commitment to excellence and integrity personal growth

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