Shiremanstown, PA Salary:
Our client is currently seeking a Senior Auditor
Internal Audit Reporting to Manager of Operations and Finance Audit or Manager of Regulatory and Compliance Audit N/A The individual in this role is responsible for leading and conducting complex independent and objective risk based audits with respect to a division, department, or activity, specifically related to finance, accounting, operations, laws, regulations, and standards that are applicable to the Agency. This individual is responsible for developing audit programs and procedures and conducting audits. The audits assess laws, regulations, policies, procedures, processes, data, documentation, and reporting standards and protocols associated with the all aspects of the Agency.
The position also includes reviewing and reporting on the design and operating effectiveness of management systems and controls, evaluating the integrity and reliability of information used by management in decision making, and developing and reporting recommendations for operational improvements and correction of control or procedural deficiencies based on findings and conclusions.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operational, Compliance, Financial, and Regulatory Audits (75%)
• Lead operational, financial, and/or regulatory, compliance audits of Agency in accordance with the Internal Audit Department’s methodology and established audit standards. Such audits require review of Agency policies and procedures; processes and systems; and risk and controls.
• Lead initial scoping and walk-through meetings with business unit management and support staff to gain an understanding of processes, risks, systems, and controls.
• Review applicable laws and regulations affecting the operations of the Agency.
• Analyze and evaluate complex data relative to the assigned audit.
• Review documentation for all stages of the audit, ensuring complete and accurate audit results as well as compliance with department standards.
• Analyze findings and test results and arrive at sound fact-based conclusions and appropriate recommendations for problem areas noted.
• Identify risks, controls and gaps within a process.
• Review workpapers to ensure conclusions reached by the audit team are accurate, complete, and discussed with management promptly and in a clear, concise, and constructive manner.
• Communicate with departmental representatives and client management regarding status of audits/projects.
• Conduct follow-up work, as necessary, to evaluate corrective action taken by management to resolve previous audit findings and ensure corporate compliance with policies, laws, and regulations. • Research and apply industry best practices while challenging the status quo.
• Ensure the effective accomplishment of assigned audits to support the completion of the Internal Audit plan. Project Management and Communication (15%)
• Prepare workpapers, schedules, and summaries documenting audit evidence, conclusions, and findings reached.
• Mentor auditors on the Internal Audit Department’s Methodology, the Agency’s operations, and regulatory or compliance requirements.
• Develop audit programs and audit procedures, as needed.
• Manage audit tasks and areas of responsibility for highly complex audits.
• Monitor quality, rate of progress, and communication through status reports.
• Lead status meetings with Agency management and communicate audit results.
• Scope, plan, and prioritize multiple projects. OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (10%)
• Keep up-to-date and increase knowledge in the areas of auditing, information technology, business, organization initiatives, and obtain and/or maintain professional certifications.
• Attend training programs and professional association meetings as considered appropriate for the benefit of self and department.
• Keep track of and accurately report time spent by self on a weekly basis.
• Complete self-evaluations at the conclusion of each assigned audit in order to receive continuous feedback from Management.
• Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or any other related fields and three to five years of experience, preferably including two years in public accounting.
• Demonstrates proven abilities and/or record of success as an Auditor II.
• Knowledge of the concepts, theories, principles, and practices of accounting and auditing, including internal control concepts.
• Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).
• Ability to understand and interpret government regulations.
• Demonstrated knowledge/experience of design, implementation and/or audit of a compliance program.
• Advanced knowledge of Federal accounting and transaction processes and internal control objectives.
• Excellent analytical, decision making, and time management skills.
• Advanced ability to review, analyze, validate, and reconcile financial/accounting information.
• Demonstrated ability to adhere to and promote audit quality.
• Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
• Possesses advanced problem solving and analytical skills.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the Agency.
• Ability to balance multiple projects at one time.
• Proven ability to meet established milestone due dates, self-imposed or otherwise.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe. Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience in the financial services industry.
• In pursuit of or in possession of a professional license (e.g., CRCM, CPA, CISA, CIA).
• Knowledge of Consumer Regulations and the Higher Education Act.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
• Performs work required for this position in an office environment.
• Prolonged, extensive, or considerable sitting.
• Ability to read information and work via computer screen for long period of time.
• Ability to maneuver throughout the facilities.
• Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.
• Must be able to use a computer.
• Must be able to conduct detailed research.
• Must be able to perform basic math skills.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR DISABILITY
Any employee, who believes that a reasonable accommodation is required for purposes of federal or state disability law is required to contact Human Resources to begin the interactive exchange process.
The Employee is an “AT-WILL” Employee subject to termination with or without cause or resignation at any time. Contact: email@example.com
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