Senior Internal Auditor
The Senior Internal Auditor works in a self-directed team environment to execute internal audits as defined by the Office of Internal Audit and the RRH Audit & Compliance Committee. This position works to identify and evaluate organizational risk, recommends and monitors mitigation action and supports the development of the annual Internal Audit plan. The Senior Internal Auditor role maintains ongoing responsibility for planning, executing and contributing technical expertise in assigned financial, operational, and compliance and/or information systems audits carried out based on the annual Internal Audit plan. Additionally, the Senior Internal Auditor role will participate in process improvement projects designed to create value for the system.
Ideal candidates will meet the following criteria:
- Bachelors or Master’s degree in a relevant area, such as accounting or finance from an accredited college or university.
- Minimum five (5) years of auditing or comparable experience required; to include increasing levels of internal project management experience. Individuals should possess an understanding of general audit procedures and internal controls.
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
- Proficient with the following: Audit Software and Data Analytics platforms (e.g. Highbond, ACL, etc.)
- Leads the field execution of diverse audits, reviews, and special projects. Drives the audit planning process through identification of key risks and assessment of project scope alternatives to identify key focus areas and determine an appropriate testing approach.
- Leads the planning, scheduling, and field supervision of assigned audit projects to evaluate the adequacy of controls. Ensures projects are moving forward by working effectively with stakeholders and RRH management.
- Demonstrates the ability to identify and evaluate internal control weaknesses, non-compliance with organizational policies and/or laws and regulations, as well as opportunities to improve operational effectiveness. Efficiently and effectively leads each engagement to successful project completion.
- Maintains a high standard of professional care when planning and executing audits by ensuring all audit engagement workpapers include sufficient evidence to support audit conclusions, and meet IIA Standards/RRH policies.
- Professionally communicates background, scope, purpose, findings, recommendations, and any corrective actions necessary to audit audiences both verbally and in writing. Interacts with others in a professional, positive, and constructive manner to facilitate good working relationships.
- Requests audit responses from appropriate personnel and incorporate responses into the audit report. During the audit, responds to developments or findings by adjusting or extending testing as appropriate.
- Drafts audit reports, ensuring audit objectives are met, conclusions are documented and supported, and recommendations are clear, effective, and practical. Perform follow-up procedures to determine whether recommendations have been implemented.
- Support development of the Office of Internal Audit by actively contributing perspective to the team's priorities and risk assessments, identifying areas where further research and development would be value-added, creating audit tools, establishing relationships, and identifying and sharing relevant information.
- Identifies, suggests, and helps implement new, improved, or more efficient audit approaches, tools, and techniques.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.