This is an opening with one of the Topmost ITES organization.
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE : Requires a minimum of 5 - 8 years of related experience.
Prior direct report managerial experience is required
QUALIFICATIONS : Bachelors degree in Accounting/Business or equivalent.
At least one certification is required, such as CA, CPA.
REPORTING TO : Internal Audit Director
We are looking for a detail-oriented, hands-on, results-driven individual with proven communication skills and a strong work ethic to work in a challenging, fast-paced, energetic environment with responsibilities that include evaluating the design and operational effectiveness of the company's internal controls by taking a lead role in all phases of financial and operational audits, consultations, Sarbanes-Oxley assessments and/or special projects (from planning through reporting).
Supports achievement of business objects by planning, conducting, and reporting on risk-based audits and other projects, including SOX, using various methods appropriate for the project, in order to assess the design and effectiveness of financial,operational, and compliance processes for both manual and automated controls.Projects may be first time topics within established or emerging business processes. May function as an individual contributor or as a supervisor, depending on the project.
Documents and evaluates the design adequacy of internal controls primarily via flowcharts and walkthroughs.
Reviews the work of team members (direct reports, consultants/temporary employees, and/or other auditor team members, depending on the project) and coach/mentor direct reports.
Conducts SOX\audit\consultation projects efficiently and effectively with minimum supervision.
Identifies and discusses control issues and improvement opportunities with management, as well as works with management to develop specific actionable improvement plans.
Documents the results of audit projects, including internal control weaknesses and/or improvement opportunities via detailed issue logs and executive summaries.
Communicates those results and recommendations (both verbal and written) to management and external auditors.
Proactively identifies and assesses the impact of changing business and emerging risks.
Promotes awareness of company processes, internal controls, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and Internal Audit functions/responsibilities.
Facilitates work of external auditors.
Bear significant responsibility for portions of the annual SOX assessment.
Manages projects from inception to completion.
Desired Skills/ Preferred Qualifications:
Experience managing direct reports is required.
Strong experience to quickly gain knowledge of changing business and system environments.
Advanced risk/controls, finance/accounting and/or information technology/operations knowledge.
Established problem solving and analytical skills with proven ability to identify control issues and financial/operational risk within a business process and recommend improvements.
Proven ability to self-manage/prioritize strict deadlines/timelines and manage time, resources and multiple project assignments for self and team.
Strong verbal and written communications skills, to include process flowchart, and a proven track record of effectively building relationships with all levels of management in a positive and proactive manner.
Demonstrated knowledge of compliance standards and proven experience keeping up to date with industry and regulatory changes and professional standards.
Proficient in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.