Senior Internal Auditor
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
A leading company based in Scottsdale, Arizona is seeking a talented individual to join their team as a Senior Internal Auditor. In this challenging role, you will be responsible for planning and executing financial and operational audits, as well as conducting special studies, workflow simplification projects, and investigations. Additionally, this position offers the opportunity for travel within the US, Canada, United Kingdom, and other countries where the company operates.
- Evaluate and appraise the effectiveness and adequacy of accounting, financial, and operational controls, ensuring compliance with established corporate policies and procedures.
- Assist in auditing Financial and IT general computer controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Section 404.
- Participate in audits of the company and its subsidiaries, including planning, performing audits, and conducting special projects and investigations as assigned.
- Manage time allocated to each phase of the audit program, recording and budgeting accordingly while explaining variances.
- Review internal controls to identify potential weaknesses in systems or processes to be assessed.
- Verify the reliability and integrity of financial operating data provided to management.
- Ensure accurate accounting and safeguarding of corporate assets, as well as recording of liabilities.
- Develop audit scope, programs, and procedures to meet the objectives, coordinating with external auditors.
- Manage workflow schedules, supervise and coordinate assigned staff, monitor work quantity and quality, and train less experienced team members on assigned audits.
- Review working papers to ensure sufficient documentation for achieving audit scope and objectives.
- Present audit findings and recommendations to the Chief Audit Executive, Audit Manager, and auditee for review.
- Provide constructive suggestions and recommendations to managers and professionals within the corporation and subsidiaries to enhance their performance.
- Prepare concise, written audit reports, including findings, summaries, and pertinent comments and recommendations for improvement in financial and operational areas.
- Conduct special studies, investigations, and other assigned duties.
- Hold a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or an equivalent discipline
- Possess four to five years of recent experience in internal auditing or public accounting
- CPA qualification or actively pursuing CPA certification is mandatory
- Experience in travel and recreation, business services, or manufacturing, as well as big four experience, is advantageous
- Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Exhibit strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
- Possess the capacity to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Demonstrate self-motivation
- Availability for up to 30% travel
- International travel is required