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Senior Internal Audit Consultant in Sandy Springs, GA at Vaco

at Vaco

Posted: 6/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R31K6D2K3WY6W13Q3
Keywords: accounting

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Job Description

Updated 6-7-19

Vaco Atlanta is currently recruiting for a Senior Internal Audit Consultant

Our client in the greater Atlanta area has engaged us in their search for a Senior Internal Audit Consultant. The Senior Auditor will have responsibility for financial, regulatory, and operational audits. The ideal candidate will have experience in accounting, auditing and risk assessment, have a degree in Finance/Accounting and a CPA certification. A combination of work experience from public accounting and internal audit at a publicly traded company is preferred.

Primary Responsibilities

  • ­Complete risk assessments. Prepare strategy for performing audit tests and evaluate test results
  • Execute audits to assess the effectiveness and application of financial, system, and operational controls, the reliability and accuracy of data and information developed, and the adequacy of controls ensuring the safeguarding of assets and the effectiveness and efficiency of operations
  • Validate exceptions, investigate root causes, and work with process owners to develop cost effective internal control improvements and help foster a positive control conscious environment
  • ­Accurately document work performed, audit observations, and conclusions in accordance with workpaper documentation standards to support and facilitate efficient and effective reviews
  • ­Utilize electronic workpapers and effectively apply technology in the audit process
  • ­Summarize and communicate audit results to process owners and maintain effective written and oral communication with all levels of the organization
  • ­Practice effective planning and organization; complete assignments by established date
  • ­Promote team concepts and work well with others; must accept advice and direction and operate in a professional manner
  • Review multiple major activities or processes during an audit engagement and add value to assignment, maintain a high level of output, and seek process improvements
  • Effectively handle special assignments, seek out and accept new responsibilities
  • ­Evaluate and assess design and effectiveness of significant corporate initiatives, processes, operations, information technology implementations and control processes to ensure appropriate internal controls have been considered
  • ­Assist in the performance of an annual risk assessment to develop the audit population and annual audit plan
  • Coordinate projects and interactions with external audit firm
  • ­Maintain knowledge of current accounting and auditing practices as well as industry trends and participate in ongoing professional development

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance
  • Professional designation (CPA, CIA, CISA) required
  • Minimum three years of audit experience in either public accounting or internal audit of a publicly traded company
  • ­Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications
  • A current understanding of generally accepted accounting and auditing standards, COSO internal control and enterprise risk management standards, IIA Standards