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Senior Internal Auditor - St. Petersburg in Pinellas Park, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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Job Summary

The Senior Auditor assists in the development and execution of audit plans; leads and manages projects through planning, fieldwork and reporting phases, coordinates schedules and people, allocates time to activities, budgets, and manages the execution of audits and project reviews with audit clients, site, and Managers.

Duties & Responsibilities
- Manage and perform individual projects as part of the overall audit plan.
- Determine scope, develop audit programs, and coordinate activities and communication with audit clients and management.
- Assign testing responsibilities to other project members, and monitor the audit communicating progress, and issues to management.
- Establish project plans with clear scope, clearly defined roles & responsibilities.
- Execute project plans and act resourcefully to ensure that work is completed within specified time and quality parameters.
- Continuously monitor the progress of the fieldwork for each job assigned against the estimated plan.
- Discuss findings with audit clients and obtain timely and proper feedback of the findings prior to finalization of fieldwork.
- Resolve issues knowing when it is necessary to escalate and/or involve management.
- Create and maintain detailed work papers that can be relied upon by external auditors and require few revisions.
- Prepare audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.
- Perform follow up on the status of previously identified issues.
- Assist Risk & Assurance Management with periodic reporting to the Audit Committee.
- Assist in the development of the annual audit plan, championing internal control and corporate governance concepts throughout the business.
- Monitor and maintain general knowledge of related regulatory and/or compliance issues.
- Train and educate other Risk & Assurance auditors in knowledge of audits using the COSO framework.
- Elevate real and emerging business control issues/problems to the Risk & Assurance Management and/or the Risk & Assurance Vice President.
- Use a range of tools and techniques to analyze internal / external data.
- Ability to travel internationally (20%)

Requirements
- Bachelor's Degree required preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field.
- CISA, CPA, CIA, or equivalent.