Sr Internal Auditor

Wescom   •  

Anaheim Hills, CA

Industry: Technology

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8 - 10 years

Posted 79 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for supervising multiple engagements and other related activities under the general direction of the VP Internal Audit. The Senior Internal Auditor performs a variety of audits, reviews, and special projects, including but not limited to, financial, operational and information systems reviews and fraud investigations. The Senior Internal Auditor also acts in a consultative role to assist management in evaluating risks; new processes, systems, and products; and the efficient and proper use of resources.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

  • Contribute to the annual audit planning process by participating in the audit universe Risk Assessments activities.
  • With limited supervision, successfully execute all phases of theaudit process for projects with varyingdegrees of complexities:
    • Plan and project manage the engagements in order to complete audits in the Audit Plan as scheduled.
    • Develop audit objectives and scope that effectively address risks to the organization.
    • Conduct walkthroughs and interviews, and develop process narratives or flowcharts.
    • Perform and document audit entity risk assessments to identify risks and key control points, and develop detailed test procedures appropriate for the risk profile of the process.
    • Train, supervise, and approve the work of staff or consultants assigned to complete portions of the audit.
    • Develop workpapers that address the objectives of the audit program and support the conclusions reached during testing.
    • With minimal supervision and edits, draft audit conclusions, discuss potential issues with clients, and prepare and deliver other communication documents in a clear and concise manner.  Evaluate management’s remedial action plan to ensure sustainable management of risk.
    • Follow-up and validate management’s corrective actions to internal and external audit recommendations.
  • Contribute to the development of the Department by effectively participating in risk assessment activities; creating and utilizing audit tools; staying abreast of industry (financial and audit) news and standards; and establishing stakeholder relationships to a mutually respectful, trusted, and productive level.
  • Support and uphold the Standards for Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as well as the Code of Ethics established by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Other duties as assigned, including special reviews and investigations requested of management

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business related field.  A minimum of seven years of combined experience in public or internal audit and in the credit union, banking, or financial services industry. 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge, skills, and experience in applying the principles and practices of internal auditing in accounting, financial, and operational environments, including auditing business functions and information systems.
  • Demonstrated general accounting, financial and business skills, knowledge, and experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in the identification and resolution of business problems. Ability to research and identify best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and document business processes and related internal controls in narrative and/or flowchart formats.
  • Strong project management and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing demands and environment and rapidly develop in-depth knowledge of new audit areas.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.Ability to data mine and draw conclusions from analytical reviews.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Ability to persuade and articulate positions.
  • Working knowledge of internal controls and audit practices.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) required. Experience working with CAAT and audit management applications a plus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Preferred Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Public Accountant, CFSA, CRP or other industry certification.

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