Auditor Internal Job Description Sample
Overview and Responsibilities
Uses clinical knowledge and background gained as a Registered Nurse to assist in independent and objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and improve operations. Critical tasks include risk assessment and internal control reviews or audits performed in clinical or ancillary departments following internal auditing and ethical standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditing. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience Minimum Required: Three years healthcare experience.
Licensure Minimum: RN
Internal Auditor Or Sr. Internal Auditor
Summary: Complete the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley certification process of internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) for assigned cycles. Participate in the risk assessment process; lead business process control reviews to assess design; test and determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls; and assists in the evaluation of deficiencies.
NOTE: Position may require approximately 10% travel, both domestic and international.
Additional note: WGL will hire 1 candidate at one of the two levels, per our discretion.
Tasks & Responsibilities:
Conduct walk-through meetings with business unit contacts and assesses the design of internal controls for assigned SOX cycles. For internal audits, gathers and organizes background and other information to properly plan the audit and any special reviews.
Actively participate in kickoff, closing, and other client meetings; presenting observations and conclusions relevant to work performed.
Update process documentation (narrative, flowchart and control matrix) for changes in assigned SOX cycles.
Perform testing to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls for assigned SOX cycles and assigned Internal Audit projects.
Assist in the annual risk assessment and materiality processes, as well as deficiency evaluations. For Internal Audit Projects, prepares the risk assessment matrix to clearly and concisely document the business objectives, key risks, and management controls. Develop appropriate plans to test the key controls.
Develop, present and work with business units to design effective controls and/or implement value-added recommendations to strengthen internal controls, prevent fraud and improve operating processes.
Consult on changes to policies and procedures identify exceptions to policies and procedures, recommends solutions and reports issues to supervisors and management.
Conduct control reviews on new processes and procedures, and participates as a team member on projects related to the improvement of the control environment.
Prepare or contribute to weekly status reports for internal and external audiences on ICFR and Internal Audit progress.
Prepare Control Impact Evaluation Memos for deficiencies, as needed.
Develop relationships with management personnel to build rapport and serves as a controls expert or consulting resource on control issues throughout the organization, including company initiatives or system implementations.
Train, monitor, and review the work of internal and consulting resources, may function as team lead as required.
Skills & Abilities:
For Internal Auditor (Specialist) level:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline required. CIA, CPA or CFE preferred; MBA preferred.
Minimum of 3 years of direct internal audit or public accounting experience required.
For the Sr. Internal Auditor level:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Business or a related discipline.
Master's degree in related discipline or CPA may be substituted for 1 year of required experience.
Must have or be actively pursuing certification as a CPA/CIA/CISA/CISM/CISSP.
5+ years of experience in public accounting, internal audit, corporate accounting or a combination thereof, including a minimum of 3 years of auditing experience required.
All required to have proficiency in the following:
Energy or utility experience preferred.
Proven technical understanding and demonstrated command of accounting principles, audit techniques, risk management processes and procedures, information technology and automated system controls.
Demonstrated ability to present ideas logically and concisely to diverse internal and external audiences at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to resolve conflicts, persuade decision makers, motivate people, inspire teamwork and influence groups.
Proven strong aptitude for problem-solving and root cause analysis, including the demonstrated ability to conceptualize and analyze multiple scenarios in solving business problems.
Proven strong project management and organizational skills complemented by a keen sense of personal responsibility and initiative. Demonstrated ability to write and present diverse ideas in a logical and concise manner.
Demonstrated the ability work independently and proactively identify opportunities for improvement.
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Access, etc.), as well as Visio, able to understand the concepts of and efficiently use technology, such as, Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) and Tools, and electronic document management systems or audit work paper software.
WGL is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled
Internal Senior Auditor / Auditor - Dgff
Deutsche Post DHL Corporate Audit & Security department is looking for professional candidate for AUDITOR – DHL Global Forwarding and Freightpositions to be based in Prague.
Overall role purpose:
The Auditor executes audit assignments of DHL Global Forwarding and Freight (DGFF) processes within EMEA region (around 8-12 audits annually).
Duties and responsibilities:
Execute process and risk based audit assignments in all areas of DGFF, including:
Prepare audit assignments
Prepare and participate in opening and closing meetings
Conduct interviews or data analysis and perform audit testing's
Collect, analyze and document audit results based on audit programs
Deliver high quality audit results & reports
Build solid relationships with key stakeholders associated with the audited business entity
Contribute to the development and implementation of principles, standards and methods, audit work programs for the DGFF audit function
Contribute to the annual planning process for DGFF audits
Manage own development in the professional area proactively
Skills and qualifications:
University degree in economy, business administration or comparable qualification ideally with focus on logistics
Minimum 1-2 years professional experience in an audit function e.g. public certified audit company
Good English language skills (written and oral)
Ideally qualification as CIA (IIA/DIIR) or willingness to go for CIA examination
Distinct analytical and conceptual abilities
High personal responsibility
Ability to work under pressure and in a demanding environment
Good communication and negotiation skills
High flexibility and willingness for extensive business travel in the region Europe, Middle East and Africa, also for two or three week periods (estimated travel extend around 40 - 50%)
Senior Internal Auditor
Trustwave helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. With cloud and managed security services, integrated technologies and a team of security experts, ethical hackers and researchers, Trustwave enables businesses to transform the way they manage their information security and compliance programs. Trustwave delivers automated, efficient and cost-effective threat, vulnerability and compliance management. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago, with customers in 96 countries. For more information about Trustwave, visit https://www.trustwave.com.
Reporting to the Vice President of Internal Audit, this person will perform financial, operational and information technology audits in accordance with Institute of Internal Auditor (IIA) Standards and Trustwave Policies & Standards. This includes the preparation of audit workpapers and reports detailing results of audits and recommend improvements to policies and procedures to correct problems discovered. Furthermore, this position will assist the business in preparing for and managing audits by external parties (year-end financial audit, SOC audit, FFIEC Examination, PCI) to demonstrate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls.
Obtain a thorough understanding of the business processes, including process and information flows and associated controls
Ensure a sound risk management and effective internal control environment is in place
Perform audits, which proactively assess financial, operational, and IT controls and processes across the enterprise against regulatory standards or Trustwave Polices & Standards
Participate in governance and compliance initiatives across various functions
Plan and execute audit assignments to ascertain the operational effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and the adequacy of internal controls, including development of audit work programs, workpapers, and reports
Engage with line management and make practical and value-added recommendations, and follow up on audit findings to ensure adequacy and timeliness of corrective actions
Assist the business in preparing for and managing audits by external parties to demonstrate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
Perform ad-hoc projects, including specific initiatives within specified timelines as assigned by executive management
Perform any other duties as may be directed by executive management and/or Group Chief Internal Auditor
Minimum 1 year of financial/operational or IT audit experience, preferably experience in a public accounting or consulting firm or Internal Audit Department of an established organization
Certification (CPA, CIA, CISA), or significant progress towards achieving a certification, is preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong report writing capabilities
Strong analytical and technology skills
Knowledge of IIA Standards
Hands-on and able to work independently in projects and demonstrate good project management capabilities to meet specified timelines
Confident, able to conduct interviews single-handedly with peers, as well as, with senior level management
We prefer college-educated applicants, but at minimum, high school diploma or equivalent is required for employment.
Trustwave is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
To All Agencies:
Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Trustwave outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Trustwave's policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Trustwave Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Trustwave and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.
Sr. Internal Auditor
Responsible for conducting audits to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the company's controls and processes related to accounting, finance, operations, compliance, and information technology systems. Communicate with management the audit results and propose recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve processes. Collaborate with Internal Audit management to drive process and quality improvements within the department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead research, planning, and development of audit programs and assessment of risk for assigned audits.
Conduct and provide supervision of team for on-site audits of domestic and international locations with independence, objectivity and a high degree of professionalism; including conducting interviews, reviewing process and transaction flows, performing detailed testing of transactions and processes, making inquiries and observations, and analyzing trends and results.
Prepare reports for management and the Audit Committee with objective analysis and develop recommendations when current practices are not consistent with company policies and/or fail to provide necessary controls or support improvement of operational efficiencies.
Develop working relationships with individuals in key functions and business units.
Perform duties to support management and external auditors in their certifications for Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance.
Coordinate and manage relationship with external auditors and management to support completion of annual audit plan.
Assist in the preparation and execution of annual risk assessment of the company and development of internal audit plan.
Assist in reviewing, maintaining and updating accounting policies.
Independently manage portfolio of projects and meet agreed upon deadlines.
Interact with internal business partners to confirm, clarify, or supplement facts disclosed during the audit.
Identify and lead special projects to meet audit department objectives, as necessary
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent
5+ years of experience in public accounting and/or internal audit, preferably with a manufacturing industry focus
CPA, CIA, or CISA certification(s) preferred
Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance; ITGCs experience a plus
Skills and Knowledge:
Proficient in auditing principles, practices, and procedures to complete complex assignments
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management
Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions and across cultures
Excellent verbal and written skills; foreign language skills a plus
Experience with technical report writing and advanced grammar proficiency
Advanced knowledge of financial systems and databases; data analytics experience a plus
Experience creating effective presentation materials using various tools (e.g. PowerPoint, Visio)
Ability to work with highly confidential information
Strong planning and organizational skills
Ability to flex between working independently under minimal supervision and leading collaborative efforts in a team setting
Standard, fast-paced office environment
Travel required, including international locations (20%)
Location US - Minneapolis, MN Status Full-Time Education Requirements 4 Year Degree or Higher Preferred Years of Experience Required 5 Years Experience About this location This opportunity is located approximately 30 minutes from Minnesota's Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. These neighboring cities consistently rank as two of the United States' top cities to live in. Minneapolis's thriving art scene, outdoor culture (even in the winter), affordable prices, and friendly atmosphere make this Midwest metropolis a perfect place to live. About Polaris Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products — they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.
Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?
Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Click here to access our Affirmative Action Policy - and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. EEO is the law: Click here to read more.
The primary responsibilities of this position are to perform various internal audit procedures, including design, coordination and execution of testing as part of the company's annual internal control assessment required under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of such audits and other operational audits.
Analyze business processes and controls over key accounting and financial reporting processes.
Prepare and maintain SOX documentation (flow charts, narratives, risk control matrices, key control identification).
Prepare SOX testing plan, including sample sizes, locations and timing of tests.
Perform testing of design and operating effectiveness of key controls.
Evaluate deficiencies found during control testing and provide recommended remedial actions to the cross-functional team members.
Identify controls gaps and opportunities for improvement.
Design and complete internal audits by working with key stakeholders to understand the process and where the key audit objectives exist
Conduct assigned financial, operational, and compliance audits including planning (risk assessing and determining scope and objectives), interviewing, executing, writing the audit report, conducting post audit meetings and follow up on corrective action plans
Perform and review/edit audit fieldwork (testing)
Compile work papers that effectively document audit processes, including audit objectives, test work, findings, issues, and conclusions. Audit work should be documented such that procedures are repeatable
Summarize audit findings and develop recommendations to management as well as prepare reports to management using clear and concise grammar
Identify and implement business process changes resulting in strengthened internal procedures and operational efficiencies
Continually monitor progress of assigned audits and report to the Internal Audit Manager the audit status and any challenges
Build relationships with key process owners to become a trusted business partner
Work collaboratively with various departments including Finance, Operations, Legal, HR to conduct assigned audits
Coordinate with the Company's external auditors
Perform routine audits over the Company's travel and entertainment policy
Develop and monitor the procedures over collecting transparency reporting data for the Company. Complete annual regulatory filings including the Company's transparency reporting requirements.
Administer the Company's corporate credit card program
Organize and lead various special projects
Manage multiple audits and projects, and assure effective and efficient completion of all audits and projects assigned
Contribute ideas and opinions to the Internal Audit Team
Seeks, learns, and uses new audit skills and techniques
May perform other duties as assigned
Houston-based Group 1 Automotive, Inc., an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, is a leading operator in the automotive retailing industry. Since its initial public offering in October 1997, Group 1 has grown to become the third largest dealership group in the United States and has expanded into the United Kingdom and Brazil. The company has achieved its success through a strategy that leverages management experience and emphasizes geographic and brand diversity, interrelated revenue streams, operational efficiencies and the prudent deployment of capital. Group 1 owns and operates 171 automotive dealerships, 224 franchises, and 37 collision centers in the United States, United Kingdom and Brazil. Through its dealerships, the company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related vehicle financing; sells service contracts; provides maintenance and repair services; and sells vehicle parts.
Depending upon qualifications and years of experience, candidates will be considered for either the Staff or Senior Internal Audit role. Under direction of Internal Audit Senior Manager, the auditor is responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits and SOX audits, in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects related to the automotive retail industry. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. The position requires 75% domestic travel, with the opportunity for international travel.
Perform the following in accordance with professional standards and department protocols:
Participate in completing a wide range of financial, operational, and compliance audits.
Identify and quantify opportunities for improvement and develop formal audit recommendations that are value-added and cost-effective.
Execute SOX 404 testing in accordance with previously developed test plans and document results in accordance with testing guidelines.
Identify and prioritize related risks and potential audit requirements within the Company.
Participate in fraud investigations and other internal audit assignments (as needed or requested).
Prepare workpapers that are accurate, concise and submitted timely with sufficient documentation to support the results.
Deliver effective oral and written communication of audit commencement, objectives, status, and results to auditees.
Prepare formal reports with recommendations to management on the audited processes.
Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or equivalent
Willing to travel up to 75% – Required
Ability to speak Portuguese is a plus
CPA, CIA, or similar certifications preferred
1-5 years of professional experience in public accounting, internal audit, IT audit, consulting and/or a relevant strong financial background (grasp of accounting and audit theories and principles)
Relevant industry experience (proficiency with CDK systems) desirable but not necessary
Strong project management skills and ability to interact with all levels of the organization
Strong communication, time management, organizational, facilitation, and presentation skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Advanced computer skills proficiency (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, Access). Knowledge of data analytics and tools is a plus (ACL, IDEA, or similar tools)
All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*
Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Lead Internal Auditor
Participates and assists in leading the evaluation of the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of internal controls, healthcare, and operational compliance and identifies weaknesses, along with providing recommendations to mitigate those weaknesses.
Leading, develop and execute comprehensive test plans for operational effectiveness and business process improvements.
Lead and execute audit programs to facilitate management in assessing healthcare compliance
Lead and facilitate interactions among business owners as they work to implement control improvements and corrective actions.
Determining the cause of deficiencies, and assisting management with the development of remediation plans.
Perform testing and verification of the effectiveness of internal controls and review testing performed by staff auditors
Ensure continued compliance with all facets of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, including updated guidance from the SEC, coordinating with internal staff, external auditors and consultants.
Refine/drive continuous improvement in the internal controls self-assessment program to determine quarterly and annual compliance with key SOX sections (302, 404, etc.).
Serve as a liaison between the Company's business owners and external auditors and support external auditor's testing
Review/discuss with Management any internal control changes that may affect SOX compliance
Lead and support external auditor's testing (SOX and substantive including Inventory) for areas in which the external auditors rely on department's audit work.
Establish effective business relationships within the organization and maintain knowledge of operating divisions.
Lead and execute an efficient audit approach as defined by management and assure audit work is completed on time and within budget.
Lead and support corporate internal control and risk mitigation projects as needed (e.g. Healthcare compliance, SAP enhancements and future system implementations, business re-engineering, assurance projects and due diligence work).
Nature and Scope:
Applies principles, concepts, practices, and standards of a professional field to complete a variety of on-going assignments and projects.
Works on problems of moderate scope; exercises judgment and independently identifies next steps.
Analyzes quantitative information and applies professional judgment to resolve a variety of moderately complex problems.
Builds productive internal/external relationships; actively represents an area in inter-departmental projects.
Impacts team effectiveness through the quality of own work and potentially the work of others.
8 Years of related experience with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
3+ years of experience in public accounting and/or Internal Audit department of a public company.
Strong knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, specifically sections 302, 404, etc., with hands-on experience with SOX implementations and ongoing compliance in industry.
Knowledge of US GAAP, FASB, GAAS, PCAOB and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Understanding of internal control concepts and frameworks (e.g. COSO).
Sound understanding of fundamental audit theory and methodology.
Ability to navigate through ambiguity, manage and coordinate multiple project assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
Deadline-driven, organized and able to multitask.
A team player with a self-motivated and positive attitude and a strong sense of responsibility.
Ability to work independently under limited supervision.
Advanced degree and professional certifications preferred (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA)
Experience with complex ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Great Plains)
Inventory/manufacturing audit experience preferred
Knowledge of healthcare compliance regulations a plus
Medical device industry experience a plus
NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The "EEO is the Law" poster options are available
Senior IT Internal Auditor - Coral Gables, FL (20121131)
Purpose of Position:
The position is responsible for Corporate IT General and Application controls testing, reviewing and testing implementation of business applications and contribution of resolutions for existing and pending application issues, as related to the Information Technology Department. In this role, will also be responsible for acquiring expert knowledge of, and conducting internal audit and applications control testing of, Information Technology systems used within the North America division.
Assess complex in-house information systems application development, implementation and processing risks that warrant audit attention.
Plan and perform specialized information systems audit work, which sufficiently evaluates control environments in computer and related systems.
Identify when specialized skills/resources are needed to capably assess unique and complex technology applications (e.g. new operating system implementations, new network control tools).
Apply information systems development, implementation and operations control concepts in a wide variety of technology settings, while ensuring adherence to in-house methods and procedures.
Utilize effective project management skills to promote team productivity and the completion of audit projects in a timely manner.
Minimum Skills Required:
4 year College Degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
1 to 2 years previous experience in a similar role, as related to auditing Information Technology systems.
2 to 3 years of previous experience in Public Accounting or Auditing, preferably in IT Audit roles.
Must have a CISA certification or in the process of obtaining one. Other certifications that can be considered are Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Outlook).
Excellent organizational and leadership skills.
Excellent business communication skills (i.e. oral and written).
Preferred but not Essential:
Masters in Business Administration (MBA) Degree.
Bi-lingual: English and Spanish.
Please note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses.*
DEL MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
Senior Internal Auditor
The individual filling this position will be responsible for performing operational, information technology, financial and compliance audits of business processes and internal controls within Advanced Disposal to assess whether such proc
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