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Senior Internal Audit in Los Angeles Metro Area at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description


The SOX Senior Associate will be a project and/ or section lead responsible for evaluating risks to the company and consulting with management to identify process improvements and operational efficiencies, all performed in accordance with professional standards. The SOX Senior Associate will direct the work performed by staff members and guide staff in professional auditing techniques.


Performs complex audit procedures verifying the effectiveness of established processes and procedures and verbally communicates and confirms audit findings/observations identified through detailed testing.

Provides guidance to staff members on engagements and special projects through knowledge sharing and assistance with assignments, while fostering a strong team environment.

Able to independently conduct a walk-through and demonstrate a strong understanding of business processes resulting in the creation or supervision of a process flow to review with the client.

Reviews and interprets organizational data, policies, processes, procedures, and practices in order to verify the accuracy and compliance with management expectations, regulatory requirements, and overall leading practices.

Assists in the planning of SOX program that adequately addresses risk and compliance with company standards and relevant regulations.

Prepares the first draft of audit deficiency evaluations that identify the appropriate assessment of risks, magnitude of deficiency, compensating controls, and provides value-added recommendations and improvement opportunities to management.

Demonstrates leadership capabilities to facilitate change in a constructive and collaborative manner. Performs other duties as assigned.


Provide guidance to staff members on engagements and special projects through knowledge sharing and assistance with task assignments.

Provide assistance with planning audit assignments which can include scheduling meetings with clients and the assigning of tasks to team members.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field. 3+ years of external/internal audit and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures. Real estate and/ or Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) experience preferred.