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Senior Internal Auditor in Newport News at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Newport News
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    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

Senior Internal Auditor - Newport News - Pay to $82K + Bonus

Role and Responsibilities:

A large, multi-entity company is seeking a SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR to join its corporate audit team.

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
  • Perform team lead role on audits: plan, execute and report on audits, with guidance from Audit Manager
  • 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 testing 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
  • Review the working papers and assist with the coaching of team members when required
  • Develop value-add and commercially pragmatic recommendations to improve operations and increase compliance with financial controls requirements
  • Prepare good quality draft and final reports for submission to the Audit Manager for review
  • 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
  • Develop skills in IT auditing and data analysis using ACL
  • Assist in the recruitment of new staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA and/or CIA certification
  • Good knowledge of professional audit working practices, ideally gained through experience with one of the 'Big 4' accounting firms
  • Knowledge of or experience with internal controls or SOX related matters including system/process documentation techniques preferred
  • IT literate (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Minimum of 4 years' business experience either in audit or finance
  • 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 prioritize, multi-task and manage deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or 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, Barbara Field, Sr Financial Recruiting Manager, 757-213-6969.

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