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Sr. Staff Auditor

at Alzheimer's Association

Posted: 3/11/2019
Job Reference #: 3171
Keywords: compliance

Job Description

 

 

 

The
Senior Staff Auditor is primarily focused on assessing the organizational and
operational risks for assigned projects, designing and preparing audit
programs, establishing contact with the audit client, conducting fieldwork,
drafting reports and following up on observations and recommendations. Results
of audits are reported to the Audit Committee and Executive Management. They will
have an opportunity to learn about all aspects of the Association and have
frequent exposure to senior management.
  

 

 

This position is based at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Home Office in downtown Chicago,
IL and reports to the Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management & Internal Audit.

 

 

ESSENTIAL
JOB FUNCTIONS:
 

 
     
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Work includes
performing audit procedures, including developing criteria, reviewing and
analyzing evidence and documenting work processes and procedures and
identifying and defining issues.

 
     
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Prepares and
organizes detailed work papers utilizing Microsoft applications (e.g. Word,
Excel, PDF, and Powerpoint).

 
     
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Documents audit
findings; process improvement recommendations and preparation of audit reports.

 
     
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Provides general
staff support to the VP, ERM and Internal Audit
  

 

KNOWLEDGE
AND SKILLS:
 

 
     
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Strong business
acumen/ability to see the big picture

 
     
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Executing audit
engagements of financial, compliance and operational processes and controls

 
     
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Preparing risk
and control flowcharts, work papers, computations and reports to ensure
compliance with established control procedures and identify potential issues

 
     
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Identifying risk
and control concerns, opportunities for improvement and best practices

 
     
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Maintaining sound
judgment and creativity when working with others to formulate practical
recommendations in response to risk and control concerns and opportunities for
improvement

 
     
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Drafting root
cause observations and feasible recommendations and presenting audit findings
to management

 
     
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Interacting with
management to monitor adequacy and timely completion of remediation plans

 
     
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Working with
others or independently as required by the engagement/project

 
     
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Seek guidance and
confirmation of progress as required

 
     
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Identifying and
implementing quality control initiatives within the function
  

 

MINIMUM
REQUIREMENTS:
  

 
     
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Bachelor’s Degree
required; Accounting or Finance preferred

 
     
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CPA, CIA, CFE
preferred

 
     
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Minimum 2 - 4
years of experience in Internal Auditing and/or Big-4 Auditing

 
     
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Excellent project
management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

 
     
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Strong leadership
and training skills

 
     
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Professionalism,
dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative
attitude

 
     
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Highly motivated
self-starter with ability to work on multiple projects concurrently and
complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

 
     
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Strong
organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

 
     
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Ability and
willingness to travel up to 20-30% by plane or car to travel to remote work
sites

 
     
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Ability and
willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed for the job
 

 

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