JOB SUMMARY: Performs assessments of the design and effectiveness of operational, compliance and financial internal controls independently. Performs project planning, risk assessment and time accounting efforts. Assesses compliance with policies and procedures and provides recommendations for improved controls. Implements large/multiple projects simultaneously. Functions as lead on certain projects and may lead teams. Coaches development of Auditors.
Leads project planning function, including risk assessment development, audit program development and time accounting.
Leads entrance and exit conferences keeping internal client apprised of project status, audit observations and potential recommendations.
Assesses policies, procedures, and internal controls for adequacy of design and effectiveness and analyzes financial transactions and operations.
Makes recommendations to improve controls. May participate in institutional task forces and other special committees related to the achievement of goals and objective.
Promotes awareness of internal controls and provide a mechanism to heighten customer awareness of the internal audit function and assurance and advisory services performed.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
AUDIT PLANNING (ADVANCED):- Ability to anticipate resource needs and then arrange, prioritize and shape activities to meet objectives.
OPERATIONAL AUDITING (ADVANCED):- Ensuring compliance with established policy and procedures and recommending any necessary changes. It will include the independent review and examination of records and activities to assess the adequacy of the design and operational effectiveness of information technology or internal controls, to ensure compliance with established policies and operational procedures, and to recommend appropriate changes in controls, policies, or procedures.
VARIANCE ANALYSIS (ADVANCED):- Ability to analyze the factors that have caused the difference between the pre-determined standards and the actual results.
CONTROL TESTING (ADVANCED):- The activities performed by auditors in gathering evidence as to the effectiveness of operations of control procedures. Understands that tests of control include observation, inspection, testing and inquiry. Recognizes that where the information system is computerized, evidence may also be gathered using computer assisted audit techniques.
AUDIT LEADING PRACTICES (ADVANCED):- The sets of refined policies, procedures, processes, techniques, tools and methodologies that have been optimized for efficiency and effectiveness, and adopted within the organization.
Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
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