Establish and maintain effective business relationships and build partnerships with audited areas to ensure mutual understanding of risks, audit scope, procedures and reporting progress.
Supervise and coach the audit team including; ensuring assignments are adequately planned in advance, answering questions, providing technical assistance to the audit staff, ensuring work is performed in accordance with company and internal audit standards and providing staff assessments with input from the Vice President or Senior Vice President.
Participate with operational audit teams to determine the consumer compliance risk in their audits. Document compliance audit determinations and review workpapers for technical compliance.
Provide training, advice and direction to compliance senior auditors and operational audit teams. Participate with operational audit teams to determine the consumer compliance risk in their audits and develop testing objectives and tests.
Coordinate audit activities with other departments to secure resources needed to evaluate programs and conduct audits.
Prepare audit reports and provide review and edits to staff draft audit reports (and other correspondences) to ensure clarity, conciseness and comprehensibility. Ensure that audit reports clearly communicate the risks, in terms of impact to the business and root cause, and key audit issues from a senior management and Audit Committee prospective.
Work with business management to develop creative, practical recommendations and solutions to business process and control concerns. Provide monitoring, reporting and review of the status of outstanding audit findings.
Advise and coordinate with other departments about policies, procedures and process improvements.
Assist with special projects and assignments.
Represent Internal Audit for major company initiatives and provide guidance on issues relating to risk management, controls and processes.
Provide assistance and guidance to the external auditors to ensure a timely and efficient completion of their audits.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field
Eight years progressively responsible experience in performance auditing in one or more of the following fields: