Operates as a team member or independently and has responsibility for specific procedures and results as agreed upon with his or her manager, i.e., head of a project relating to an audit review;
Leads testing of financial, operational and other processes as per Audit Review policies, methodologies, and standards. Able to identify meaningful issues and track fieldwork and emerging issues to completion;
Communicates well with clients and Audit team members; able to interact effectively with senior managers and to manage Audit team members;
Engages in relevant training regarding audit, businesses, financial controls, regulations;
Projects may be of various levels of complexity but are likely to involve a significant level of understanding of regulatory regimes, business models and processes for each new assignment;
Take ownership of the projects or other work assigned to you and ensure that audits are carried out correctly and in a timely manner. Complete audits within budgeted hours and target dates;
If managing, manages people on discrete projects on a consistent basis with little oversight. The people will change from project to project;
Must be able to think beyond past routines about new issues or risks since the last audit took place;
Learns business strategies, processes and regulations effectively and quickly and is alert to the changing nature of risk. Demonstrates these skills through, for example, thoughtful analysis of business processes, risk assessment, and issue identification/ communication, as well as effective risk identification in audits and other projects;
Add value to client management through thoughtful analysis of current issues and effective communication with business managers both in person and in writing;
Use appropriate judgment with regard to issue priority and communication;
Follow-up and validate sustainable resolution of issues on a timely basis;
Ensure your manager is aware of any issues or problems.
No direct reports. The individual contributor's success is attributable primarily to his or her own efforts. Demonstrates leadership through work guidance and training of less experienced peers and through advice to assigned clients. May lead others on discrete projects or mentor team members.
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or other related field; MBA, CPA, CFA certifications preferred.
6-10 years in a related field;
10+ years relevant experience in audit or other specialty area preferred;
Prior experience in Audit, Compliance, Finance (e.g. financial reporting, accounting, financial performance) or Governance related function preferred.