Senior Auditor

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $77,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 3/17/2017
Job ID: 02359675
Job Description
A nationwide Atlanta-based company seeks a Sr Auditor to help establish, maintain and improve it's internal audit function.  The company is privately held and well known and respected.  Great culture, leadership and career growth opportunity here.  Please contact us promptly for immediate consideration. 

Details:
  • Responsible for performing internal audits with emphasis on identification of financial and business risks, SOX compliance testwork, external auditor assistance and performing functions related to data analytics.  Includes developing audit programs, performing internal audit SOX testing procedures, supporting the use of data analytics, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed.  Position has significant interaction with management group personnel and works closely with external auditors. 
  • Plan and perform financial audits, identify potential risks, document results. Develop recommendations and present findings to senior management and/or business partners in order to improve controls and efficiencies of the activities reviewed.
  • Participate in the establishment of overall department objectives including, but not limited to, risk assessments and selection of specific internal audit engagements for each fiscal year. Present findings to senior management and/or business partners in order to improve controls and efficiencies of the activities reviewed.
  • Participate in operational audits of retail and restaurant locations, as needed and provide management with the identification of best practices and opportunities for enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of operational processes.
  • Document and perform SOX tests of controls, both financially related application controls and financial controls.
  • Perform walkthroughs and completes narratives and/or flowcharts for all applicable audit areas prior to beginning fieldwork to understand the audit area, determine the effectiveness and design of control, and identify possible efficiencies
  • Understand complex business processes, risks and controls.
  • Work closely with external auditors on annual and interim financial audits and assist with external audit inquiries on an as needed basis.
  • Understand the Company and its operating groups. Maintain a strong internal customer focus by effectively serving the audit client’s needs and developing and maintaining productive working relationships with audit client personnel. 
  • Stay abreast of current business and economic developments and new pronouncements/standards relevant to the internal audit profession and to the Company.
EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, management information systems; CPA or CIA preferred
5+ years related audit, risk management or business experience. 
Public accounting experience preferred.