Robert Half Senior Internal Auditor in Duluth, Georgia
SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR - Industry Leader in Duluth, GA
My client, a very well known, industry leader in Duluth, is searching for a Senior Internal Auditor to join their team for an immediate, direct-hire opportunity. The Senior Internal Auditor will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the business and will be responsible for ensuring accuracy across the organization and its individual branches. The Senior Internal Auditor will perform audits of branch operations and corporate functions, evaluating compliance with GAAP, federal and state laws, regulations, and company policy. My client is looking for a driven, dedicated individual who is excited to join a successful team and continue to drive home the culture of success that they have built. Does this sound like you?
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform audits of branch operations and corporate functions to evaluate compliance with GAAP, federal and state laws, regulations and company policy in an economical and timely manner.
Lead reviews of branches, organizational and functional activities, audits of third parties and investigations as assigned, in a timely manner.
Document and evaluate the design and effectiveness of key controls supporting management’s opinion of internal controls over financial reporting at both the corporate and dealership levels, in a timely manner.
Plan and executes audits in accordance with IIA professional practices.
Perform dealership audits, including variable compliance audits, resale certificate audits, accounting office audits, warranty compliance audits, etc.
Perform SOX testing and assist the Company’s External Auditor with annual SOC Evaluations, and the vehicle inventory and parts inventory observation processes.
Report audit findings and make appropriate, well thought out, value-added recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving processes, and reducing costs, in a clear, concise, and effective manner.
Plan the approach and scope of audits, including designing specific audit steps, to focus on high-risk areas, and determining alternative methods needed to address theft or other serious issues.
Determine alternative methods to test or review when audit results indicate that there may be reporting, theft, or other serious issues.
Obtain, analyze, and appraise evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal controls, in an accurate and timely manner.
Make, or assist in making, oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the examination, including discussing deficiencies, recommending corrective actions, and suggesting improvements in operations and reductions in cost.
Prepare detailed workpapers meeting the Corporate Audit team’s standards for preparing audit and SOX testing workpapers.
Prepare formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal controls, in a timely manner.
Appraise the adequacy of the corrective action taken to implement recommendations.
Provide risk and controls feedback to management regarding system implementations underway.
Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting required.
Active CPA or CIA Certificate/License or Current Candidate.
2+ years internal audit experience required.
Experience with information technology general controls, GAAP and Institute of Internal Auditors Professional Practices Framework.
Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) documentation and testing.
Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to communicate audit results and recommendations in a clear, concise, and very effective manner.
Proficient in understanding ERP systems and incorporating this knowledge into conducting effective audits in areas utilizing such systems.
Proficient in effectively utilizing computer-assisted audit techniques in conducting audit and review procedures.
Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and in using spreadsheets, and the ability to learn other systems such as IDEA and Workiva.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and work well with clients, including executive and operational management, to obtain cooperation, to get questions answered, and to obtain needed supporting documentation all in a timely manner.
Willing to travel up to 50%.
If you are interested in this opportunity and possess the necessary qualifications, please submit your formal and confidential resume to Kristen Stough for immediate consideration.
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