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Job Description

Within the scope of assigned operational/financial projects, the below responsibilities should be performed with minimal guidance:       
  • Develop the planning and scoping for simple to moderately complex reviews to ensure appropriate audit coverage.                             
  • Perform walkthroughs to develop understanding of processes & controls, identify areas of risk and develop tests accordingly.               
  • Perform testing, data analysis and benchmarking, as appropriate, to assess controls.                                                                               
  • Identify issues/opportunities to improve operations and the related root cause and impact.                                                                     
  • Conclude on the adequacy of management’s processes and internal controls to mitigate risk.                                                                        
  • Prepare reporting to communicate audit results.                               
  • Lead meetings and present to management on issue/opportunities identified.                                                                            
  • Partner with management to develop appropriate action plans.   
  • Effectively manage project progress and status, including budget/milestone tracking and reporting.                                                        
  • Follow up and report on the implementation status of management’s action plans. 
  • Assist in the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance program, including by performing design walkthroughs and testing of the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting.  
  • Adhere to the RAAS departmental policies and procedures, including ensuring consistency and completeness of working paper documentation and compliance with IIA Standards.
  • Support the data driven assurance program by reviewing results and using judgment to determine potential control breakdowns and opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Assist with internal forensic investigations as assigned.
  • Develop an effective working relationship with management to ensure RAAS is viewed as a partner for managing risk.
  • Undertake relevant training, networking and studies as required to ensure continuing professional development.
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Business preferred.  
  • CPA or CIA preferred (or in progress).
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ relevant experience with a Big 4, management consulting firm or large/complex internal audit department (excluding internship).      
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Teams.
  • Integrity, objectivity, and a high degree of professionalism.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to interface well with all levels of management.
  • Ability to build relationships while asking tough questions.
  • Strong project management, time management and organizational skills.
  • Personal initiative, resourcefulness, and professional enthusiasm.
  • Good background/experience with audit methodologies and techniques.
  • Prior success conducting external and /or internal audits.
  • The success of the individual will also be determined by their dedication, service -ethic, and ability to work as an effective team member.