Saint Louis, MO
The Auditor II works closely with all levels of management to assess the Company' s operations and projects, focusing on those that support strategic initiatives and business plans. The Auditor II plays an integral role in evaluating the effectiveness of business processes and internal controls in a wide range of areas such as key business programs, corporate governance, risk management, and business planning.
Key responsibilities include:
: Interface with process owners to understand business risks and priorities, communicate audit progress and findings, and identify corrective actions.
: Represent the department in various process owner meetings.
: Serve as a subject matter expert in audit execution activities.
: May manage the relationship between the Company and the external auditing firms with regard to timeline, budget, and scope of auditing work performed by those firms.
: Support Senior and Lead Auditors in risk-based planning and executing audits according to audit plan objectives, scope, timing, and deliverables, and within Sarbanes-Oxley and regulatory reporting requirements.
: Conduct financial and operational audits to determine compliance with plans, policies and procedures prescribed by management and applicable regulations (e.G., Sarbanes-Oxley).
: Conduct an assessment of corporate risks, assess financial controls, recommend improvements, and report findings to senior management.
: Support risk assessment activities, including evaluating the risk universe, audit plan development, and audit planning procedures across multiple business units.
: Work with Senior and Lead Auditors and process owners to understand business risks and priorities, communicate audit progress and findings, and identify management action plans.
: Assist all levels of management in evaluating strategies and developing action plans to address audit issues and opportunities to improve operations.
Bachelor' s Degree (preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science or business related field) from an accredited college or university required. Advanced college degree preferred.
One or more years of relevant experience in external or internal auditing required. Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and/or business risk assessment in a regulated environment preferred. Public accounting or audit experience preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Professional certification such as CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE, or similar certification required. Proficiency in internal auditing professional standards preferred.