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Principal Auditor

Company: CEDENT
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Principal MI
Terms of Hire: Full Time.

Job description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general direction, exercises significant independent judgement and latitude in evaluating internal controls in core business areas of the organization designed to ensure efficiency, safeguarding of assets, and compliance with established policies. Develops audit objective, conducts risk assessments, and develops scope and procedures. Plans and performs complex audits with a high level of independence and autonomy. Documents audit findings. Investigates irregularities and errors. Analyzes the adequacy of internal controls. Prepares audit reports to management containing findings and recommends corrective changes. Represents Internal Audit on Corporate projects.
Provides advice and guidelines to management personnel relative to the development of new or modified controls. Consults with company staff and management on financial and operational control issues. Helps to promote a strong corporate control environment by working with employees and management to increase awareness of business risks and control concepts. Assists Internal Audit management personnel with risk assessment and audit planning. Confers with and advises audit department management on audit results and audit process improvements
Provides guidance to lower level auditors, including internal and external audit standards and emerging issues. Helps plan, organize and review the work of lower-level auditors, including assisting in the preparation and review of their audit reports for compliance with internal and external audit standards and any emerging issues. May also coordinate activities with outside auditors as necessary.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant Master's Degree
  • CPA Experience:
    • Financial or Insurance background Knowledge and Skills:
      • Experience with TeamMate audit software
      • Experience with Data Mining/ACL/Arbutus
      • Experience with PeopleSoft Financial system applications
      • Experience auditing risk management and governance functions
      • Experience providing leadership to project teams Education:
        • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a related field.
        • CPA/CIA/CFE/CISA (Certified Public Accountant/Certified Internal Auditor/Certified Fraud Examiner/Certified Information Systems Auditor) or equivalent. Experience:
          • 8 years of internal audit experience, Extensive experience in:
            • Planning and conducting financial or operational audits with a high level of independence and autonomy
            • Working autonomously on special projects/complex issues
            • Researching, analyzing, identifying and resolving complex business problems
            • Preparing formal written audit reports for management
            • Performing risk assessments and designing audit test plans Knowledge and Skills:
              • PC software applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access ,Visio, ACL, MS Project)
              • Data analysis, compilation and interpretation of data using software applications (e.g. ACL, Excel, etc.)
              • Internal Audit techniques and control concepts
              • Consistent Demonstrated Ability to:
              • Effectively communicate complex technical concepts, orally and in writing
              • Produce reports with high level of accuracy and completeness.
              • Manage multiple complex projects
              • Lead and facilitate change in a team. Facilitate training to other Auditors as needed.
              • Follow through with minimum direction and maintain timetables for the completion of assigned audits and projects. Consistent effective and efficient completion of audits, producing valued results within budgeted timeframes.
              • Develop professional business relationships with members of management and staff at all levels
              • Conduct effective meetings with higher-level and executive management
              • Perform end-to-end risked-based audit work minimizing or eliminating time spent on low risk areas or issues. You Will Enjoy:
                • An opportunity to be a part of a great culture, an awesome team, a challenging work environment, and some fun along the way!
                • Apply today to learn more and be part of our Growth story. All applications will be kept strictly confidential and once shortlisted, our team will be in touch with you for further discussions.

Keywords: CEDENT, Dearborn , Principal Auditor, Accounting, Auditing , Dearborn, Michigan

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