Buckingham Search

Senior Auditor

Buckingham Search - Deerfield, IL

Summary:

Conducts operational and/or financial audits for the corporate function and the operational units. Contributes with all phases of the audit life cycle, including planning and gaining an understanding of the areas to be in scope. Executes internal audits within established business process controls and audit programs. Identifies improvement opportunities and gaps in business processes. Develops formal written recommendations for audit findings to be included in the audit report.

This role will be required to comply with all mandatory elements of the IIA International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), including the Core Principles for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participates in the engagement planning process
  • Perform audits of functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the control systems and the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities
  • Complete audit work papers to support the work performed and the audit conclusions
  • Discuss and present audit findings to appropriate management personnel of the business unit under review
  • Document audit findings that clearly illustrate the associated risk and impact to the financial statements and business operation
  • Work with process owners to develop actionable remediation plans that address the fundamental root cause of audit findings
  • Assist in the preparation of audit report and executive summary communicating the results of the audit and related corrective recommendations
  • Actively participates in team meetings and developmental activities as assigned by the Internal Audit Management team
  • Responsible for special projects as assigned
  • Perform SOX testing, including the test of internal control design and operating effectiveness
  • Completing SOX testing on behalf of the external auditors as part of the control testing reliance or direct assistance strategy
  • Assist the business division’s management in the documentation effort to fulfill the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act regarding the company’s internal controls over financial reporting
  • Travel up to 50% (Not 50% entire year, but some months traveling 2 out of 4 weeks) - Primarily North American locations; some international travel may be required (Paris, London, China, Mexico and more).

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years of related experience or equivalent experience
  • CPA, CIA, or MBA preferred
  • Bilingual (Mandarin or Spanish) a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of theory and practice of internal controls, internal auditing, and computer concepts and capabilities

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to evaluate situations where results may be difficult to measure
  • Ability to work with clients to develop practical solutions and action plans
  • Ability to accomplish assignments with little direct supervision
  • Demonstrated skill in written and oral communications


Posted On: Wednesday, June 15, 2022



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