Conduct and manage less complex to moderately complex audits of key risk areas in the Associations to ensure integrity of data, safeguarding of assets, and compliance with policies and procedures. Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and recommend improvements in processes, procedures, and controls. Perform additional special projects as needed maintaining professional objectivity and obtaining approval. Execute all engagements in a collaborative manner, maintaining effective communication with the audit customers, leadership and co-sourcing partners.
Responsible for certain aspects of project management for each engagement (for less complex to moderately complex audits), including:
Assist in the development of the audit objectives, plans, and scope, ensuring that audit programs are based on an appropriate risk assessment.
Perform and/or review audit procedures, including conducting interviews and surveys, reviewing and analyzing evidence, performing data extraction and analysis, and documenting audit customer processes and procedures within an electronic workpaper environment,
Ascertain that adequate documentation has been gathered to evidence completion of the audit objectives and that such workpapers adequately support the conclusions reached,
Assist in developing written reports summarizing conclusions and leadership responses.
Communicate results to leadership and the Audit Committees,
Execute and document special projects as requested by leadership and approved as necessary by the Audit Committees, and
Monitor engagement budgets to ensure proper usage of resources. Ensure all engagements are conducted in a manner consistent with the team’s charter, business objectives, the assessment of audit risk, audit customer needs, and Audit Committees’ priorities.
Conduct or assist with special projects as requested.
Perform follow up procedures on audit recommendations to determine that corrective action has been taken by the affected team(s).
Pursue professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and share information gained with teammates.
Audits complex business processes and performs ad- hoc internal audits.
Identifies inherent and residual risks and conducts risk-based audits.
Develops an in-depth understanding of the function to be audited, summarizes findings and identifies improvements.
Supervises assigned audit activities.
Manages and supports accounting and/or operational audits from start to finish.
Conducts complex research and data analysis for various audit projects.
Stays abreast of leading practices in auditing procedures, accounting regulations, governmental regulations, and internal control procedures.