Senior Internal Audit Position – Global Financial SAAS Business
This is the first audit role in EMEA. With the support of the team in the US, it will involve setting up the department and the sox implementation, as well as looking at the internal controls and risk assessments.
Our client is a highly profitable very fast-growing innovative global company offering excellent long term career prospects both in the UK and internationally.
Develop and maintain standardized best practices, policies, and systems for Internal Audit.
Assist in the development of a risk-based audit plan.
Develop project objects, scope and audit programs.
Perform audit assessments evaluating the design and effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting (includes financial controls and IT general controls) as part of The Company’s SOX program.
Prepare clear, concise written reports on audit results and findings.
Work closely with process owners to ensure corrective action plans are in place to remediate gaps or deficiencies.
Perform follow up audits to ensure remediation of findings and report the status of remediation efforts.
Develop and deliver training over Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 and other audit areas.
Assist in the coordination with external auditors on their annual audit plan and facilitate with the affected teams to minimize the impact.
Assist with internal investigations regarding financial reporting matters as they arise.
Provide audit perspective to special projects assigned, including data analytics, business and asset acquisitions, financing transactions.
Five or more years of related job experience, including experience in public accounting.
Proven and thorough knowledge of US GAAP, COSO internal control framework, PCAOB audit standards, and other regulatory requirements.
Outstanding knowledge of internal control concepts and experience evaluating and determining the adequacy of controls.
Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to connect with individuals at all levels in the organization.
Critical qualities to be successful include:
Excellent analytical skills
Effectively able to direct and prioritize multiple and complex projects to completion within deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Encourage and demonstrate a spirit of continuous improvement
High integrity and ethical standards
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field required. Master’s in Audit, Accounting or Business preferred.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) credential required (or actively working towards).
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other related certification preferred.
Public company experience strongly desired.
Experience with Galvanize High bond and ACL Analytics strongly preferred.