Senior Internal Auditor

  • Edison, NJ
  • Full-time

Company Description


Job Description

Senior Audit Analyst (Parsippany, NJ) Senior Audit Analyst
Edison, NJ
70-85K + Bonus

Position Overview
Leading retail client of ours is looking for a Senior Internal Auditor who will be responsible for performing Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and operational audits of the Company to assess the adequacy of internal controls. This position is also responsible for executing and completing audit fieldwork according to the established schedule, recommending internal control improvements, preparing audit work-papers and documenting audit results. This role will report to the Internal Audit Manager.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Lead SOX program, including support of the 404 certification processes
• Act as proactive contributor to financial statement scoping and risk assessment, mapping of key risks to accounts to key controls, and designing test plans based on risk analysis
• Assess the effect of business process changes on the control environment, identify new risk areas and implement appropriate changes to compliance program
• Coordinate with business owners to update documentation and control matrices
• Perform SOX testing and ensure test results are appropriately documented. Communicate deficiencies, and coordinate and report on gap remediation and process improvement status.
• Organize and facilitate trainings to enhance awareness to internal control guidelines and SOX compliance concepts
• Serve as a key liaison between internal stakeholders, external auditors and works with external IT SOX consultant
• Conduct internal audits, including the design and execution of the audit program. Develop formal written reports to communicate audit results to management and make recommendations as appropriate.
• Research and stay current on new technical literature applicable to the internal control process, emerging trends and best practices
Education & Experience
• Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, CPA, CIA, or CISA certification preferred
• 3-5 years overall experience in internal or external audit, with experience in Sarbanes-Oxley preferred
• Solid understanding, expertise and experience in U.S. GAAP, risk and controls standards and business process best practices
• Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and lead assignments with limited direction
• Ability to build and maintain good rapport with internal and external teams and stakeholders and handle situations with confidence, tact and resourcefulness
• Ability to meet reporting deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment; demonstrates sense of urgency and should be results-driven
• Flexible, adaptable and a strong team player
• Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Background and experience in Oracle system preferred
• Strong PC skills utilizing Microsoft Office software
• Approximately 10-15% travel