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Senior Internal Auditor at AICPA

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Durham, North Carolina





Job Description:

About The
Association

Combining
the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs and the Chartered
Institute of Management Accountants, we empower the world?s most highly-skilled
accountants ? CPAs and CGMA designation holders ? with the knowledge, insight
and foresight to meet today?s demands and tomorrow?s challenges. We drive a
dynamic accounting profession that works every day to build trust, create
opportunity and grow prosperity worldwide.

 
Summary of Role

Performs
internal auditing of the Association to assist management with achieving its
goals and objectives, including operational, financial, compliance and
technology audits, reviews and consulting projects.  The Senior Internal Auditor will be a key
contributor to the planning and execution of the Internal Audit Plan.

 
Accountabilities & Responsibilities


  • Provide input on the annual
    audit plan including identifying and evaluating the organization?s audit risk
    areas and provide key input to the development of the plan.

  • Perform internal controls procedures
    to determine compliance and effectiveness of financial and operational
    controls.

  • Design and perform business
    process, financial and operational audits and reviews to assess operational
    efficiency and effectiveness and/or compliance with organizational policies,
    laws, and regulations.

  • Perform vendor site reviews
    over key Association third party vendors.

  • Partner with business owners on
    key IT system implementations and/or updates to ensure effective controls are
    designed and implemented.

  • Communicate audit findings
    through meetings, presentations and audit reports providing business owners and
    management with recommendations for improvement.

  • Perform finding follow-up,
    review evidence of management action plans for recommendations and communicate
    status of management?s remediation actions.

  • Help ensure the team maintains
    compliance with the IIA Standards and Code of Ethics.

  • Utilize audit software and
    analytical tools to preform analytical procedures and assist with other audits
    and project reporting.

  • Assist with preparation for
    meetings with management, committees, external auditors and other key parties
    to present audit project updates, findings and other matters.

  • Stay abreast of internal and
    external trends and provide guidance on how trends may impact the organization

  • Provide proactive guidance and
    consultation to business owners and management regarding current internal
    initiatives, industry updates, and other matters.

  • Perform related work as
    assigned by audit management.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Internal Audit Intern
(periodically)

Knowledge, Skills &
Abilities Required


  • Proficiency
    in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 

  • Project
    management skills with the ability to work autonomously, design risk-based
    audits, manage & prioritize multiple competing deadlines, and work well
    with upper management.

  • Strong
    analytical and research skills.

  • Knowledge
    of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and
    practices, as well as management principles and preferred business practices.

  • Knowledge
    of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws.

  • Knowledge
    of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices.

  • Skill
    in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems,
    and drawing logical conclusions.

  • Ability
    to negotiate issues and utilize effective problem solving techniques.

  • Familiarity
    with audit management software.

  • Skill
    in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening
    skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations for improvement.

  • Ability
    to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers,
    staff, and external contacts, including.

  • Ability
    to travel 10-15% with some international travel

Required Experience,
Qualifications & Education


  • Minimum
    of 4-6 years of experience (minimum 2 years public accounting or minimum of 5
    years of internal auditing)

  • Prior
    experience with data analytics or visualization software (ex. ACL, Tableau), a
    plus

  • Bachelor?s
    degree in accounting, finance, business or related field

Preferred Experience, Qualifications
& Education

CPA
or CIA designation

 

Why
Work for Us?
At The
Association, you are part of a global, diverse and talented group of
colleagues. You have opportunities to innovate and collaborate in a leading
organization that impacts individuals and businesses. You?ll have opportunities
to progress while enjoying an exciting work environment that supports and
celebrates individual achievement, development and professional satisfaction.

Together,
we will lead the most influential body of professional accountants and create
the future of the global accounting profession.