Senior Internal Auditor (Audit Executive)

<p>A $10 billion dollar global advisory, broking and solutions firm based out of Midtown is in need of a <strong>Senior Internal Auditor (Audit Executive)</strong>.</p>

Midtown Manhattan

Lyneer Search Group

At Lyneer Search Group, we seek to partner with clients who have strong, ethical business models that we can help build and grow. We strive for deep relationships with a limited number of carefully selected clients allowing us to support their entire accounting and finance operations. Our goal is to make a positive impact on the businesses and employees that we serve.&rdquo; <br /><br />You can be assured that we are not just a client centric firm. As a job seeker, you will not be viewed as a commodity, but rather as a professional who has entrusted us to counsel you on an important decision in your life. We will exercise the same care with your search as we exercise when addressing our clients' needs.

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Overview: <p>The <strong>Senior Internal Auditor</strong> <strong>(Audit Executive)</strong> will be responsible for leading and participating in operational and financial internal audit engagements. The successful candidate will develop and utilize business and industry knowledge to assist audit Managers/Director in the assessment of business risk, planning, and executing internal audits.&nbsp; This position offers strong opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Oversee and perform financial and operational reviews, and organize, plan and direct individual audits and special projects. Undertake ad hoc audit work, as directed.</li> <li>Undertake&nbsp;reviews of the work of audit team assigned to ensure adherence to standards.</li> <li>Complete audit work in a timely manner to achieve Internal Audit plan delivery objectives.</li> <li>Proactively update Internal Audit management on preliminary concerns, confirmed issues, and status of testing.</li> <li>Prepare and review work papers to ensure consistency among audit objectives, test objective, results, supporting information, and audit findings.</li> <li>Interact positively and persuasively with executive management throughout the planning, fieldwork, and reporting phases of the audit.</li> <li>Assist in the development of solutions and recommendations in response to audit findings.</li> <li>Follow-up on previously reported issues to determine if management action plans have mitigated those issues.</li> <li>Demonstrate confidence and maturity to make oral and written presentations to senior management throughout and at the conclusion of the audit by discussing process and control deficiencies, recommending corrective actions and other suggestions for improvements in operational controls to mitigate risk and/or reductions in costs.</li> <li>Prepare the draft audit report for the Audit Manager&rsquo;s review, ensuring audit comments are clear, concise and focused on the root cause of the issue and intended outcome, and presented in Group Internal Audit report style and context.</li> <li>Ability to second the Audit Manager in reviewing Internal Audit reports.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>The <em>ideal</em> candidate would possess the following:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent</li> <li>5+ years of experience in Internal Audit in insurance, reinsurance, FS or Public Accounting firm</li> <li>Professional certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA) preferred</li> <li>Demonstrable post qualification work experience preferably in a large multi-national, financial services, insurance or reinsurance company, or Big 4</li> <li>Experience of leading audit teams to successful delivery audits</li> <li>Proven ability to think critically, identify issues and outline solutions</li> <li>Effectively cope with change and able to shift gears comfortably</li> <li>Ability to partner with internal and external stakeholders</li> <li>Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)</li> <li>Proven ability to build and maintain relationships across the business and corporate departments.</li> <li>Able to meet commitments while balancing competing priorities.</li> <li>Results-focused, highly motivated, and a self-starter.</li> <li>Strong technical, analytical and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.</li> <li>Proficiency in Microsoft Office; Knowledge of TeamMate and/or ACL highly desirable.&nbsp;</li> <li>Preparedness&nbsp;to travel up to 20%</li> <li> <p><strong><u>Eligibility Requirements:</u></strong></p> </li> <li>Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States</li> <li>Must be willing to submit to background check (if requested by client)</li> <li>Ability to travel ~20% as needed</li> </ul>