staff audit (2)
Saint Louis, MO
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
: Responsible for Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 documentation and the evaluation/testing of internal controls.
: Responsible for timely execution of risk-based operational, financial, and compliance audits in accordance with the annual audit plan.
: Establish risk-based audit programs.
: Collects and analyzes data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
: Inspects records, documents, and systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted procedures.
: Examines records and interviews Company personnel to ensure proper recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.
: Examines and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
: Examines the systems and processes established by the organization to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations that could have a significant impact on operations and reports and whether the organization is in compliance.
: Examines the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, and integrity of financial and operating information and the means used to identify, measure, classify, and report such information.
: Report audit results to senior members of the audit group and/or the Director and recommend changes in or improvements to operations and financial activities.
: Prepares detailed reports of findings and recommendations for improvement.
: Evaluates the means by which management implements remedial actions where existing processes are determined to be ineffective.
: Maintains high level of integrity and professionalism to handle sensitive and confidential data/materials/information received and/or reviewed with business lines.
: Perform other related duties as assigned.
: Bachelor' s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field is required
: Advanced degree in the same or related discipline is preferred
: 2-5 years in internal audit, accounting, or related business or regulatory field is required
: 1-2 years in financial services industry or in public accounting field preferred
: Progress toward professional certification in an audit related area (CPA, CIA, CFE or CISA) required
: Willingness to pursue professional licenses (Series 7, 24, 27, 99 or other relevant licenses) preferred
: Strong analytical skills & critical thinking with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
: Knowledge of finance and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
: Ability to conduct an effective interview and/or present information in one-on-one and small group situations to business unit staff and/or management, auditors and other key stakeholders.
: Highly organized and detail-oriented with demonstrated ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources in a fast-paced environment.
: Ability to follow through, meet deadlines, anticipate requirements and build relationships.