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Senior Internal Auditor  

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing individual internal audit projects, as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will include coverage of functional and operating units, focusing on financial, general IT controls and operational processes. Additionally, the Senior Internal Auditor performs follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues. The Senior Internal Auditor may often direct and review the work performed by other internal audit personnel, including resources from consultants. The Senior Internal Auditor works independently under general supervision, with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

Principle Duties:
  • Identifies and evaluates the organization's audit risk areas and provides key input to the development of the annual internal audit plan
  • Develops and performs audit procedures covering all significant business processes by understanding risks, developing criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures
  • Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares working papers
  • Reviews the work of internal audit staff and supervises their development
  • Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations for improvement using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed
  • Assesses the efficiency of existing processes and procedures and identifies potential opportunities for process improvements
  • Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to management and various boards
Technical Skills and Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of risks, internal control concepts; and experience in applying them to processes and performance
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley and/or Italian Regulation - Law #262
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards and control frameworks such as COSO and risk assessment practices
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting and associated software, preferably SAP
  • Familiarity with the common indicators of fraud
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently with limited required direction and guidance and provide appropriate direction to other internal audit project team members
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively present to peers and management
  • Skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work projects
  • Basic knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices
  • Exhibit the leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change
  • Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members
  • Strong time management, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • A customer focus, trust and integrity, and comfortable around higher management with a business acumen
Job Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 4-5 years of full time public accounting experience and/or internal audit experience with knowledge of accounting, finance, and internal control areas
  • 2 years of supervisory and project management experience are required
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation is preferred
  • An MBA from an accredited College or University is preferred
  • Experience auditing in a public company
LocationProvidence, RI
CountryUnited States of America
Employment AgencyKforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
ContactKforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
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Posted Date05/23/2011 16:42:08
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