Internal Auditors in United States

at a Confidential Company

Engineering / Technology
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Summary:

Incumbents are responsible for analyzing data for internal audit, gathering data for internal audit; researching laws, regulations, State policy and standards; assisting in the implementation of recommendations from internal audit; communicating results of internal audit to stakeholders; establishing quarterly audit plan and audit programs; and following up on audits and organizations for implementation of recommendations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Analyze data for internal audit. Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company's system of internal accounting and operating controls.

* Review the reliability and integrity of financial information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information.

* Review the means of safeguarding assets and, as appropriate, verify the existence
of such assets.

* Review operations and programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with
established objectives and goals and whether the operations or programs are being carried out as planned.

* Gather data for internal audit through a variety of methods including interviews, financial research, downloads, etc.

* Research laws, regulations, State policy and standards issued by accounting boards and professional organizations.

* Review the Company's systems to ensure compliance with those policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations which could have a significant impact on operations and reports, and determine whether the Company is in compliance and suggest policy where required.

* Review compliance with the State’s guidelines for ethical business conduct.

* Assist in the implementation of recommendations from internal audit. Report to those members of management who should be informed or who should take corrective action, the results of audit examinations, the audit opinions formed, and the recommendations made.

* Evaluate any plans or actions taken to correct reported conditions for satisfactory disposition of audit findings. If the corrective action is considered unsatisfactory, hold further discussions to achieve acceptable disposition.

* Communicate results of internal audit to stakeholders. Report monthly to the Accounting Manager on whether:
a. Appropriate action has been taken on significant audit findings;
b. Audit activities have been directed toward the highest exposure to risk and toward increasing efficiency, economy and effectiveness of operations;
c. Internal and external audits are coordinated to avoid duplication;
d. Internal audit plans are adequate; and
e. There is any unwarranted restriction on the staffing and authority of internal auditing or on access by the internal auditor to Company's activities, records, property or personnel.

* Establish quarterly audit plan and audit programs. Coordinate audit efforts with those of state, federal and other independent outside auditors. Grant sub-recipients would be monitored as applicable.

* Submit the annual internal audit work plan to the Accounting Manager for review,
input and approval.

* Follow-up on audits and organizations for implementation of recommendations.

* Provide adequate follow-up to make sure that adequate corrective action is taken and that it is effective.

* Perform other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, Participate in the planning, design, development, implementation and operation of major computer-based systems to determine whether
a. Adequate controls are incorporated in the systems;
b. Thorough system testing is performed at appropriate stages;
c. System documentation is complete and accurate; and
d. The needs of the Company as relates to Auditing are met.

Education and Related Work Experience:

• HND or Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, statistics or related field.

• At least five years of experience in accounting and/or three years in auditing.


• Criminal background check required for hire.

• Any Certification in Auditing, Forensic Accounting or related field.

Technical Skill, Knowledge and Abilities:

• Strong oral and written communication, supervisory, accounting, analytical and decision making skills.

• Personal computer and keyboarding skills.

• Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies, building and department procedures.

• Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds.

• Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.

Materials and Equipment Operating Knowledge:

• Operating knowledge of Oracle Financial system preferred; required within one month after entering position.

• Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals.

• Operating knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office.
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