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Senior Corporate Auditor in Hickory, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hickory, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    JG - 1116

Job Description


Come join this multinational company as they are expanding their team in Hickory, NC. Great benefits, competitive pay, and an AMAZING corporate culture!


  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance. CPA, CIA preferred.
  • Two or more years of public accounting and/or industry experience with knowledge of internal controls, accounting, information systems, or finance.
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
  • Ability to work independently, with limited direction and/or guidance.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and Management.
  • Exhibit the leadership skills and the skills to obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
  • Proficient in applying internal auditing standards, COSO, PCAOB standards, and risk assessment practices.
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting.
  • Understanding of general information technology controls and information technology audit concepts.
  • Experience in performing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and maintaining subject matter expertise on Audit, SOX and related regulations, methodologies and best practices.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Audit Command Language (ACL), OpenPages or TeamMate.
  • Periodically travel both domestic and international.


  • Assist on complex audit engagements from initiation to successful completion. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Performing risk assessment, determining scope, establishing risk-based audit programs, assessing time budgets, and developing an audit planning memo.
  • Drafting internal audit reports that highlight observations and recommendations that are factual in content and provide guidance to the organization.
  • Plan and coordinate SOX testing with operations management, process owners and external audit team effectively and timely. This includes: actively participating in the planning and coordination of resources and time budgets; conducting testing procedures ensuring adherence with the company's standards and methodology; timely communicating the test results to process owners and management; and timely completing documentation of work performed.
  • Demonstrate an overall understanding of the business units being reviewed including but not limited to business objectives, operations, management concerns, and other.
  • Understand SOX legislation, COSO and PCAOB standards and guidelines, and keep abreast of new developments and trends while ensuring the company's strategy and procedures remain up-to-date.
  • Contribute and encourage ideas and opinions for continuous improvement within the department. This includes proactively addressing issues, concerns and/or opportunities to develop staff and promote best practices.
  • Provide quality deliverables in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to applicable department and professional standards.
  • Provide ongoing support to the business when appropriate such as:
    • Preparation and on-going maintenance of control activities
    • Identification and resolution of internal control issues
    • Identification of internal control best practices.