Well known consumer products company is seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to join their team!
The overall responsibility is to perform and/or participate in various types of audits included but not limited to financial accounting, operational, IT, fraud and compliance. This position must interact with all levels of management ensuring internal guidelines and best practices are being adhered to. Keep management apprised of auditing findings and all appropriate updates.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Perform/participate in various types of internal audits (financial accounting, operational, IT, fraud, forensic, or compliance as needed) in the Americas.
Create flowcharts and risk-control matrices.
Assist in determining scope and, on that basis, perform in-depth checks of procedures, ensuring they respect internal guidelines and best practices.
Interact with personnel at all levels to provide/receive necessary information so as to ensure the timely completion of internal audits.
Assess results, draft meaningful/reliable/independent audit findings and issue realistic/solid/value added recommendations for presentation to management.
Prepare audit work paper documentation.
Follow up on all outstanding audit findings to ensure they are appropriately resolved.
Assist with the development of risk assessment/diagnostics, internal control evaluations, and other processes necessary to determine areas of risk that will contribute to the development of audit programs.
Provide consulting services to management and staff.
Assist in identifying and evaluating risk areas and provide input to the risk assessment and the development of the annual audit plan.
Conduct interviews, review documents, develop and administer surveys, compose summary memos, and prepare work papers.
Communicate or assist in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and presentations to management.
Travel overnight in order to fulfill essential functions and key responsibilities.
Work outside of normal hours of operation, as needed, in order to fulfill essential functions and responsibilities
Strong MS Office skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Strong knowledge of standard audit processes/procedures
Manufacturing, distribution and/or retail experience required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent project management skills
Ability to travel up to 25% (includes overnight travel)
Ability to work outside of regularly scheduled work hours as needed
EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Certified Internal Auditor preferred / Certified Public Accountant considered
4-5 years of internal and/or external audit experience
Company offers one of the best Benefits packages on Long Island!!!!