Senior Internal Auditor POST NUMBER: 406180

Ann Arbor, MI, US Hybrid
April 1st, 2024
$ 100000.00 - 120000.00 yearly
direct hire
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Senior SOX Auditor

Summary: The Senior SOX Auditor plays a pivotal role in ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of our organization's internal controls, particularly focusing on Information Technology (IT) audits in adherence to SOX compliance standards. This position involves assessing risks, testing controls, communicating findings, and providing strategic recommendations to enhance business processes and technology utilization.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Execute Risk-Based Compliance Audits:

  • Conduct thorough SOX IT audits, encompassing IT General Controls (ITGCs), application controls, and critical reports.
  • Prepare meticulously detailed workpapers, facilitating a clear understanding of data sources, testing rationale, and control effectiveness.
  • Communicate audit findings and deficiencies to management, fostering transparency and accountability.
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of recommendations to fortify internal controls and operational processes.
  • Apply a comprehensive understanding of IT frameworks (e.g., CIS Controls Framework, COBIT, ISO 27000, GAPP, SANS, NIST) to audit procedures.

Execute Risk-Based Operational Audits:

  • Perform IT and operational audits as outlined in the approved Internal Audit plan, evaluating IT systems and processes for efficiency and compliance.
  • Audit departmental activities for adherence to prescribed plans, policies, and regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conduct integrated business process and technology audits.
  • Draft comprehensive audit reports, providing accurate assessments and actionable solutions.

Perform Other Internal Audit Duties:

  • Stay abreast of evolving SOX compliance guidelines and interpretations.
  • Serve as a liaison with external auditors, supporting their initiatives during year-end fieldwork.
  • Participate in relevant trainings and fulfill continuing professional education requirements.
  • Implement innovative methods and systems to enhance the effectiveness of the Internal Audit function, including leveraging data analytics tools.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or Computer Science.
  • 3 years of corporate experience, with a strong preference for internal auditing or public accounting background.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CIA, CISSP, or CPA are highly desired.
  • Limited travel may be required (0-10%).
  • Proficiency in IT internal auditing, GAAP, PCAOB standards, SOX compliance, CIS Controls Framework, PCI DSS, SSAE-16, and the COBIT & COSO frameworks.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to simplify complex concepts.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative abilities, with a rapid assimilation of process and system knowledge.
  • Familiarity with ACL software and experience auditing PeopleSoft Financials and SAP are preferred.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

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Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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