Senior Internal Auditor



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Senior Internal Auditor
Spectraforce is seeking a self-motivated (doer), independent, intellectually curious, internal auditing professional to join the Audit Risk and Advisory Services (ARAS) team as a Senior Internal Auditor. In this highly visible and dynamic position, you will be reporting to an Audit Manager. You will be leading, designing, and executing first year, risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, and other special audit projects or consulting activities. Your strong knowledge of internal controls, enterprise risks and business processes will have a direct impact on both the strengthening of internal controls and in risk management within Amherst.       
     -     Develop planning memos, risk and control matrices and design audit programs for each audit.
  • Lead audits from beginning to end, which includes performing the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases on audit projects.
  • Conduct testing and refine the design of the audit programs.
  • Execute other projects such as special management requests, advisory work, process improvement consulting and various follow-up activities.
  • Drive closure of open identified observations from internal audit reports (remediation tracking).
  • Assist with Audit Committee and executive management reporting.
  • Assist in the development of an annual risk assessment and internal audit plan.
  • Assist/drive refinement of the Internal Audit Methodology, including development of supporting policies, procedures, reporting templates and other infrastructure related items (other duties as assigned).
Education, Work Experience & Skills, and Abilities:
     -     CIA, CFE, or CPA, license preferred (or evidence working towards a certification).
  • Bachelors or Master’s in Finance or Accounting or related field.
  • 5 + years in an Internal Audit Department within Financial Services, Private Equity or Real Estate
  • Investment firms (preferred but not required) or Public Accounting.
  • Enterprise/Operational Risk Management Experience and/or Real Estate Investment/Fund Accounting a plus.
  • Familiarity with the International Institute of Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), i.e., the guiding standards from the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) for professional practice of internal auditing.
  • Superior analytical skills with the ability to perform data analysis, identify outliers and communicate results.
  • Proven track record for driving/identifying process improvements and operational efficiencies.
  • Strong initiative with excellent organization skills and project management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to focus on both an enterprise wide and detailed process levels.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and comfortable presenting to all levels of individuals or groups of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement.
  • Strong Microsoft Suite skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).