Senior Audit and Risk Specialist

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  • Location:

    Atlanta , United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Steve Whiting

Our client is a leading manufacturer in a niche market and they wish to hire a Senior Audit and Risk Specialist that will be involved in Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, and Insurance.

Essential duties will include: -

  • Assist in the identification of audit scope, staff requirements, timetable and budget; as well as provide assistance with the annual audit plan and budget.
  • Assist in developing test plans and methodologies to evaluate and audit business processes and controls.
  • Assess compliance with established company policies/procedures.
  • Assess risk factors to identify high risk areas within the organization.
  • Create accurate, logical and detailed work papers, clearly documenting the work performed, results of testing, and conclusions reached.
  • Take ownership and independently manage subsets of audits with moderate oversight.
  • Perform root cause analysis on exceptions identified during audits.
  • Validate and document Risk & Control Matrices across functional business areas; develop test procedures based on RCMs.
  • Support and monitor the Enterprise Risk Management initiative.
  • Draft audit reports; revise and finalize with the Internal Audit Director.
  • Validate issues with stakeholders; assist with additional report writing as needed.
  • Assist with tracking results of prior audits, identifying audit themes across organizations and determining if appropriate corrective action has been taken regarding significant audit concerns.
  • Play a key supporting role in developing the Data Analytics function for the department.

Job Requirements: -

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant discipline, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years’ relevant experience including Audit, Accounting Risk Management and Insurance
  • CPA or CIA is a big plus
  • Must have Data Analysis experience
  • Able to travel up to 25%