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Job Description

  • To provide input to the development of the annual audit plan for the respective operating company based on the annual risk assessment that addresses the key areas of risk/opportunity within the company.
  • To manage, supervise and/or perform independent reviews and evaluations of any and all operations and activities to assess:  A) The reliability and integrity of internal controls over financial reporting, including authorization of transactions and safeguarding of assets.  B) Compliance with policies, laws, and regulations which could have significant impact upon operations.  C) The effectiveness and efficiency of operations.
  • To review the adequacy of internal controls surrounding all material incidents of improprieties or alleged improprieties as requested by the Senior Manager / Director – Risk Advisory & Assurance Services.
  • To assess and monitor (follow-up on) quarterly on management’s progress in implementing agreed upon opportunities.
  • To assist with the annual review of the design of the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance program and validate management’s results related to their assessment of the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.    
  • To ensure that the Risk Advisory & Assurance Services methodology and integral quality standards are adhered to for audit planning, fieldwork, and reporting, including A) Development or review of key audit documentation in Pentana.  B)  Work papers: Ensuring that working papers are comprehensive, that they appropriately document the level and extent of audit work performed and provide an adequate audit trail to support the reported findings.  C) Status Reports: Keeping the Senior Manager / Director/ Audit Head aware of progress on audits and issues arising.
  • To establish and maintain effective business relationships with operating management and to project a positive and pro-active image of Risk Advisory & Assurance Services.
  • To perform any other reasonable duties as and when required.
Minimum Education/Major
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accounting.  Master’s Degree a plus.

Required Certifications: 
CIA or CPA preferred

Required Years & Area of Professional Experience:
6+ years of work experience in Big Four, Large/Complex Internal Audit Department, and/or management consulting firm.

Critical Professional Related Technical/Computer Skills:
Confident in communicating effectively and constructively at all levels and by different means (written, verbal, listening), strong analytical skills, strong organizational skills, commercial awareness, ability to create financial models within a spreadsheet application, ability to manage multiple tasks, strong knowledge of accounting and finance concepts and basic IT concepts, high level of professionalism/independence/confidentiality, inquisitive/assertive demeanor, consistent and disciplined management style that allows the accomplishment of objectives and the effective management of staff as appropriate.

Operational Decision Making:
Decisions focus on day-to-day activities within the company. Decisions made at this level help to ensure that daily activities proceed smoothly and therefore help to move the company toward reaching a strategic goal. They have short term consequences. Examples:  Handling employee conflicts, purchasing materials needed for operations.