This position is responsible for executing domestic operational, corporate, consulting, or sox audit projects while maintaining audit quality standards. The position will assess risk, analyze data, review processes, and utilize written and verbal communication skills to report audit findings and recommended improvements to the business. Utilizing critical thinking and problem-solving skills are key components of being able to audit business and recommend improvements. Additionally, attention to detail and sense of urgency in completing tasks are important. The ability to utilize data analysis software such as Tableau or Power BI to analyze and visualize data to identify risk or trends in audit populations is a plus. Also, process improvement backgrounds and operations-based backgrounds are helpful. The position will also assess the COSO framework and monitoring utilized in key business areas; assess and analyze internal controls; review operational processes for compliance with policies or best practices; communicate results and draft audit reports, while establishing a reputation of being a value-added service to the business and corporate functions.
Education: Bachelors degree in accounting, finance, business, or operations management
Experience: 3 plus years professional experience preferred with a portion being made up of either public accounting, operations experience, or industry internal audit experience preferred. Good knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles a plus. Previous big 4 public accounting experience or other operations experience preferred.
Computer Skills: Standard computer skills with knowledge of Excel Word PowerPoint as well as SAP. Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of management; strong presentation skills.
Special Skills: Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor or other process improvement certifications a plus.
Supervisory: This position has no responsibility for supervising other personnel.
Travel: Approximately 25%.