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Internal Auditor in Newport News, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Internal Auditor - Established, Premier Organization - Pay up to 70k

Role and Responsibilities

A large, successful, and well-known company is looking for an Internal Auditor to join its team in Newport News! This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to be apart of a growing team and who is looking to to their career to a new level!

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide an independent and objective assurance and advisory service to senior management and the Audit Committee
  • Perform high quality audits covering financial controls compliance
  • Work on special projects as required
  • Appraise the effectiveness of control procedures, systems and processes
  • Develop a good understanding of the Group's activities and finance functions
  • Development potential within or outside Internal Audit
  • Work under the direction of Internal Audit Manager or Senior Internal Auditor as required; develop into team lead on smaller audits
  • Liaise with a range of stakeholders to develop relationships and facilitate the achievement of objectives
  • Understand business requirements and interpret policies and procedures
  • Evaluate the control environment and enable the preparation of test plans to measure compliance with the established control framework
  • Apply professional auditing principles and standards to test and evaluate complex records and operational systems
  • Produce high quality working papers to document the tests performed, results and conclusions
  • Develop value-add and commercially pragmatic recommendations to improve operations and increase compliance with financial controls requirements
  • Provide support and oversight of the Financial Controls Audit program in non-US entities to include review of test work, quality assurance reviews, and preparation of audit reports for review
  • Present the results of work to management and persuade them of the benefits of the audit recommendations
  • Follow up to ensure corrective actions are achieved within agreed timescales

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA and/or CIA certification preferred
  • Good knowledge of professional audit working practices, ideally gained through experience in public accounting firms
  • Knowledge of or experience with internal controls or SOX related matters including system/process documentation techniques preferred
  • Experience working with remote teams across multiple time zones
  • Strong understanding of softwares Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Minimum of 3 years' business experience either in audit or finance
  • IT auditing and data analysis experience desirable
  • Excellent analytical skills. Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication, influencing and stakeholder management skills. Ability to engage, inspire and influence people at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Audit work will primarily be performed in Newport News, VA with some US travel. Limited International travel may also be required. Total travel estimated to be up to 25-30%
  • High potential. Able to develop into more senior roles within or outside of Internal Audit

Apply today or call me directly, CJ Eiban, Financial Recruiting Manager, 757-213-6851.

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