Senior Internal Audit at GATX

Posted in Accounting 23 days ago.

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Location: Chicago, Illinois





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GATX

Legal | Chicago, Illinois


Description

GATX : Who are we?

We are known worldwide as a leader in leasing transportation assets and control one of the largest railcar fleets in the world. The key to our long-term growth and success is attracting and retaining the most talented people from around the world.

We seek individuals who are creative, intuitive, driven, intellectually curious and eager to join a dynamic organization where high-quality work, collaboration and dedication are deeply woven into the corporate culture.

How will you make an impact?

The Senior Internal Auditor will assist with planning and execution of critical projects across key functions and processes for GATX Corporation. The Senior Auditor conducts testing of 2013 COSO Upgrade enhancements, SOX compliance, financial, operational and compliance audits. The Senior Auditor will work closely with our co-sourced resources and report on day-to-day basis to the GATX Internal Audit Manager. The Senior Auditor will establish and maintain close working relationships with GATX Internal Audit management. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Additionally the candidate should have a demonstrated track record of advancement and supervisory skills. Ability to manage multiple priorities is also required.

What are your key activities?
  • Plan and execute reviews of internal controls over financial reporting, operational effectiveness, information technology systems, and compliance with laws and regulations across the company worldwide in accordance with established protocols. Prepare and develop of and execution risk-based audit programs that clearly define the objective and scope of each review, employing critical thinking and appropriate testing methodologies.
  • Draft deliverables at the conclusion of each audit to:
    • Communicate findings to management in a timely manner, obtaining agreement on root cause of issues and management action plans
    • Write internal audit reports that are concise and easy to understand
    • Stay current on the business and collaborate with management on risk identification and mitigation
    • Follow up with management on open audit observations and management action plans in preparation for audit committee
  • Assist with management's testing to ensure compliance with 2013 COSO and Sarbanes Oxley requirements and safeguarding of company assets. Work with the Manager and Director to assess and recommend necessary changes to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the existing SOX program.
  • Coordinate Internal Audit activities with those of the external auditors to ensure proper audit coverage, eliminate duplicate efforts and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities.
  • Assist with execution of other tasks or special projects when required by management, such as due diligence reviews, fraud investigation, etc.
  • Partner with functional leadership and their staff in developing strong, professional and independent relationships to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the business to enable value added recommendations that improve efficiency and effectiveness.

  • What is required of you?
    • 3-5 years of audit related experience in Big 4 public accounting, performing financial audits and SOX compliance is required.
    • CPA, CIA or CISA is preferred for this position.
    • Degree in accounting, finance and/or information systems is required.
    • Must possess a solid understanding of the 2013 COSO Framework, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Standards.
    • Fraud investigation experience is beneficial.
    • Experience with IDEA considered a plus


    What are we looking for?
    • Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to build effective partnerships across the organization at all levels.
    • Must exhibit sound judgment in the midst of convergent views.
    • Must possess the highest professional and personal standards, unquestioned integrity and business ethics. Demonstrated ability and courage of his or her own convictions and adhering to strongly held principles and values - and hold others to the same standards.
    • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, energetic and possess a natural curiosity to learn. They will see this role as an opportunity to transform and redesign the internal audit and SOX processes, and opportunities to further their career within the company.

    Other things to note:
    • Being flexible with the ability to travel 20-30% domestically and some international travel.
    • Strong organization and time management skills capable of managing multiple projects
    • Solid understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio


    GATX embraces diversity and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

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