The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing operational, compliance, and SOX review as part of the total internal audit plan.
Responsibilities:Perform key annual and risk-based operational and compliance audit reviews to ensure processes and procedures are in compliance with Company policy and regulatory requirements, processes are effective and efficient, and controls are functioning as designed to mitigate business risks. Assist Operations in performing technical and ad-hoc operational, compliance and process improvement reviews. Perform design and operational effectiveness testing of controls over significant accounts, disclosures and processes, as part of the company’s SOX Compliance. Work with Manager, Corporate Audit & SOX to improve on overall quality and efficiency of operational and compliance reviews, which includes but are not limited to scoping, auditing, and reporting. Identify and report clear, logical, and concise findings based on audit assignments, help develop recommendations based on the findings, and initiate and follow through management actions plan. Assist the Manager, Corporate Audit & SOX in annual planning, budgeting and execution of internal audit plan. Assist the Manager, Corporate Audit & SOX in performing annual Enterprise Risk Management assessment.
Requirements: BS/BA in Accounting or Finance preferred.Minimum 3-4 + years of relevant experience required, preferably in public accounting and / or private industry experience in the private equity and real estate industry; Big 4 experience is desirable.Strong experience and knowledge of best practices in operational and compliance review.Understanding of US GAAP, auditing principles and internal controls. Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.CPA, CIA, or other professional audit designation desirable.Knowledge of US GAAP, COSO, COBIT, PCAOB Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office including expert level experience with Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, vlookup, index, etc.)Familiar with Yardi, Nexus, Salesforce, Argus or similar softwares.