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Senior Internal Auditor

New York, NY 10281

Posted: 01/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 518473 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor

Must Haves:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 3-5 years auditing experience, w/strong knowledge of general controls and SOX Compliance
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.)
  • Strong Project Management and Administrative skills

  • Previous experience in the asset management, securities, and/or banking industries
  • Professional accounting or auditing designation (i.e. CA, CPA, CFA, CIA, ACCA, ACFE)

Job Summary:

As one of the world’s leading asset managers, we are solely dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life.

The Department

As Senior Auditor, you will be part of a global, collaborative team of business and technology auditors and data specialists, located across the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The Internal Audit function provides assurance, advisory, and forensic investigative services for the organization. While partnering closely with business leaders, the department focuses on the most critical risks and issues facing the organization and delivers strategic, innovative, and data-driven results.

The department strives to be valued business advisors that provide meaningful solutions and insights, not just information and recommendations. Our team continuously seeks creative solutions to maximize value to the organization by leveraging technology, data, and agile principles.

Your Role

The Senior Auditor will report to an Audit Manager or Director and is responsible for conducting internal audits and projects. The audit work will require obtaining an understanding of the areas under review, performing the audit work, and documenting the results. This role has the potential for domestic and international travel as needed.

You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Effectively planning and executing comprehensive internal audits of applicable business areas under the direction of Internal Audit Department management. These activities include:
  • Obtaining an understanding of the business areas under review.
  • Evaluating and documenting the design of key controls.
  • Developing audit programs to guide test work.
  • Executing audit testing and completing work papers of high quality in accordance with Internal Audit Department standards.
  • Documenting internal control weaknesses or inefficiencies.
  • Conducting entry/exit meetings with business area management.
  • Drafting and finalizing internal audit reports to senior management.
  • Perform follow-up on previously identified audit findings and management’s action plans.
  • Managing resources within the allotted time frames.
  • Executing special projects as requested.
  • Continually focuses on agility, innovation, and continuous improvement within the internal audit function.

The Experience You Bring:
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years auditing experience with strong knowledge of general controls and SOX Compliance; Previous experience in audit-related, risk management and/or compliance roles would also be considered.
  • Previous experience in the asset management, securities and/or banking industries preferred.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Result-oriented and comfortable as an individual contributor on certain assignments.
  • Ability to handle confidential information and communicate clearly with individuals at a wide range of levels on sensitive matters.
  • Pro-active problem solver with the ability to thoroughly identify and investigate issues and determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Project Management and administrative skills.
  • Ability to work in a diverse, cross-functional, and international environment.
  • Strong relationship management and team building skills.
  • Adaptable and comfortable with changing environment.
  • Self-starter and motivated must be able to work without frequent direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates high professional ethics.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Power point, Access etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • Auditing or accounting coursework preferred.
  • Professional accounting or auditing designation (e.g., CA, CPA, CFA, CIA, ACCA, ACFE) or to have substantially completed the requirements for such a designation while actively pursuing the completion of such designation preferred.
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