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Senior Internal Auditor

Company: NorthPoint Search Group
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAs a Senior Internal Auditor, you will apply best practices and leading-edge audit techniques to select financial and operational areas as identified in the annual audit plan andin accordance withdepartmental strategy and priorities. Responsible for performing audits on organizational policies, standards, and procedures and providing recommendations on their adequacy.Identify risks across all divisions and business functions. Recommend practical, appropriate, and cost-effective methods to reduce identified risk exposures and increase the strength of the overall control environment. Deliver high-quality reports and presentations to senior management to raise the level of control awareness throughout

Key Areas of ResponsibilityResponsible for the planning, execution and follow-up of assigned global assurance projects, as agreed with the IA Leadership Team, as part of the annual IA Plan. Deliver internal assurance reviews and projects to evaluate the adequacy of management of key risks and subsidiary risks. Lead and/or perform field work for specific internal audit reviews and projects and participate directly in audit review delivery. Devise and negotiate practical and commercial recommendations to improve business risk management in assigned areas. Present issues and balanced conclusions that demonstrate a depth of business knowledge while meeting required reporting deadlines.

  • Participate in project/committee/initiatives as assigned to support assurance objectives. Document and present the results of this involvement to stakeholders on a periodic basis.
  • Develop and continually strengthen working relationships with key stakeholders. Reinforce management ownership of controls through continuous stakeholder engagement. Contribute substantial, well-thought-out information into the Risk Assessment process during the year, drawing on these relationships.
  • Support and contribute to assigned IA functional areas (e.g., Resources, Technical/Methodology, Communications, and Fraud).
  • Lead and/or conduct fraud investigations as assigned. Ensure investigations are performed discreetly, and obtain/coordinate functional expertise from other departments (e.g. HR, Legal, and Finance) as appropriate. Ensure that all correspondence and evidence is retained and protected and the investigation is led in accordance with legal requirements appropriate to the local jurisdiction.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly Audit Committee materials.
  • Support the development and implementation of data analytics more broadly within the business.
  • Assist in managing and partnering with lA's co-sourced assurance partner(s) (external professional services firm).Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, or in a relevant field
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; fluency in English
    • 4+ years of related work experience in internal/external audit, process improvement, finance, accounting, or operations
    • Prior experience should include significant involvement in the review of controls and business processes and at least one-year managing teams and/or significant, complex projects
    • Demonstrated knowledge of risk assessment, internal audit standards, and techniques
    • Demonstrated project management experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from conception through implementation
    • Ability to work effectively and foster collaboration across global teams, both on-site and remotely
    • Ability to grasp complex business issues, develop and present innovative and practical solutions, and achieve agreement from Senior Management
    • Capable of acting independently and objectively, with the courage to constructively present recommendations in potentially sensitive or contentious areas
    • Working knowledge of US corporate governance and other applicable regulatory frameworks
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally – approximately 25%
    • Professional certification (CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, or equivalent)Powered by JazzHRw0xGZfdfc6

Keywords: NorthPoint Search Group, Birmingham , Senior Internal Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Birmingham, Alabama

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