Accounting and Finance

Internal Audit

Permanent

Accounting Career Consultants

Internal Audit St. Louis, MO

Job Reference: JOB-23124

The Interval Auditor I performs operational, financial, and compliance audits of various internal departments to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s governance, risk management process, system of internal control, and quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities in order to achieve the organization’s stated goals and objectives.

The Auditor I assists in drafting audit plans and performs testing, document preparation and research and works under the close supervision of the Manager and/or of senior members of the department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



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 evaluates 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.

Reports audit results to senior members of the audit group and/or the Director and recommend changes in or improvements to operations and financial activities.

Assists with drafting detailed reports on audit findings.

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

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS



Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or related field required

Advanced degree in the same or related discipline preferred

1-2 years internal audit, accounting, or related business or regulatory field required

Prior experience in financial services industry or in public accounting field preferred

Progress toward professional certification in a audit related area (CPA, CIA, CFE or CISA)

Demonstrated understanding of basic risk and internal control concepts.

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. or audit II

SUMMARY

The Internal Auditor II plans and performs operational, financial, and compliance audits of various internal departments to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization’s governance, risk management process, system of internal control, and quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities in order to achieve the organization’s stated goals and objectives.

The Auditor II drafts audit plans and performs testing, documents preparation and research and works under the supervision of the Director and/or of senior members of the department. Scope of work is advanced staff level.

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.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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

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

Mark Ryan
Senior Recruiting Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

Tel: 314-292-7915 | Email: mryan@careeradvancers.com

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