Senior Financial Auditor

Gravity IT Resources

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Job Title: Senior Financial Auditor
Job Type: Direct-Hire
Job Location: Doral, FL (Hybrid)

We are assisting our client in finding a highly motivated and skilled Senior Internal Auditor to join our team and take on a pivotal role in ensuring operational excellence through comprehensive audit processes and continuous improvement initiatives. As a senior internal Auditor, you will be responsible for assisting with operational audits, evaluating internal processes, identifying areas for enhancement, and driving positive change throughout the organization.
Key Responsibilities
Operational/Managerial/Strategic Audits:

  • Plan, coordinate, and execute operational audits across various departments and functions in accordance with established audit standards and best practices.
  • Develop risk-based audit plans that address key operational risks and provide actionable insights to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance.
  • Conduct thorough assessments of internal controls, processes, and procedures to identify gaps, inefficiencies, and potential areas of risk.
  • Daily interaction with business management.
  • Analyze data, issue audit reports, establish and update corporate policies and procedure.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate existing processes, procedures, and workflows to identify opportunities for streamlining, optimizing, and enhancing overall operational performance.
  • Utilize data analytics tools and techniques to extract meaningful insights from audit data, identify trends, anomalies, and potential areas of concern.
  • Translate data-driven insights into actionable recommendations for operational enhancements and risk mitigation.
  • Lead and analyze complex projects and processes to drive change and improvement to the department and across the enterprise.
  • Coordinate and facilitate special projects, or special knowledge areas and across multiple disciplines with senior and executive level management.
  • Reviewing audit work papers prepared by the staff member(s) assigned to ensure satisfactory completion and initialing to evidence the review.
  • Prepare comprehensive audit documentation, including detailed findings, recommendations, and action plans to address identified issues.
  • Communicate audit results and recommendations effectively to various stakeholders, including senior management and process owners.
  • Lead change initiatives by partnering with relevant stakeholders, senior and executive management to implement recommended improvements and monitor the progress of action plans.
  • Keeping the audit manager informed regarding the status of audits in progress and contacting the audit manager regarding targeted audit completion and scheduling of the formal audit review meeting.
  • Assist in the project of compliance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Review and evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls in a variety of business areas.
  • Develop solutions to strengthen controls, improve profitability and aid management decision-making capability.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement by promoting the importance of operational excellence and collaborating with teams to embed best practices.
  • Build strong relationships with business unit leaders, department heads, and other key stakeholders to understand their needs, challenges, and priorities.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • 3 to 4 years related audit experience and/or training in public accounting and/or private industry experience with knowledge of accounting, finance and internal control areas.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle R12 desired.
  • 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.
  • Exhibit the leadership skills needed to sell ideas and obtain management buy-in for constructive change.
  • Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.
  • Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting.
  • Proven experience in conducting operational audits and evaluating internal processes to drive improvements.
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex data to derive actionable insights.
  • Excellent project management skills with a focus on managing multiple audits and improvement initiatives simultaneously.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Industry experience strongly preferred.

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