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Internal Auditor in Dayton, OH at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Internal Auditor
Dayton, OH
Direct Hire

Our client is a leading, full-service international law firm with 1,000 lawyers located throughout 12 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Lawyers at this company work at the intersection of government, technology and business, and the group remains committed to their guiding principles of providing quality, outstanding legal and client services; developing diversity among lawyers and staff and fostering an environment that promotes an ambitious spirit, teamwork and collegiality by drawing on the exceptional talents and dynamic experience of their lawyers. Their goal is to reflect the diversity of their clients and the communities in which they practice.

Job Description:
The Internal Auditor is responsible for performing audit procedures in the execution of financial, compliance, and other auditing activities under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager.

  Job Requirements  

Job Duties:
-Primary responsibilities include examination of accounting records such as general ledgers, asset/liability records, revenue/expense accounts, source documents and payroll journals to verify transactions have been properly recorded and are in compliance with Firm policy.
-Assist in the audit planning, fieldwork, reporting and wrap-up phases in accordance with established standards and procedures.
-Gather, examine, and analyze business and IT management information about the entity to be audited.
-Assist in evaluating the organizational operations and/or program results for potential areas of improvement such as operational efficiency with the goal of providing value added observations.
-Develop professional judgment in the application of Firm policy in making recommendations for corrective action.
-Prepare professional written documentation, including charts and/or graphs to illustrate and convey pertinent facts in working papers or reports.
-Establish working relationships with Firm personnel.
-Review Firm accounting and operating procedures and systems of internal control.
-Exhibit a professional business-like demeanor while creating strong working relationships with all levels of Firm personnel.
-Apply concepts of risk assessment.
-Design and perform tests of internal controls to assess operational effectiveness.
-Provide recommendations for improved controls and enhanced business efficiency.
-Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.

Job Requirements:
-Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related discipline is required.
-Master's degree preferred.
-Candidates should meet minimum requirements to sit for CPA exam.
-Minimum 2 years experience (internship or full-time) that is directly related to the duties or skills described herein required. Public Accounting Firm experience preferred, corporate internal audit experience will also be considered. Equivalent post-graduate education may be considered in lieu of experience.
-Knowledge of formal principles and practices in accounting including generally accepted accounting principals (GAAP) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
-Understands and appropriately applies accounting principles and auditing standards, procedures, requirements, and Firm policies.
-Uses training, feedback and other opportunities for self-learning and development.
-Is open to change, adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles.
-Recognizes and uses correct Business English; communicates information in a succinct and organized manner.
-Produces written information that is appropriate for the intended audience.
-Displays high levels of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner.
-Excellent interpersonal skills, as necessary to work effectively with people at all levels of the Firm.
-Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust and group identity; fosters team spirit to work with others to achieve goals.
-Proficient with MS-Office applications. Experience with Elite and IDEA a plus.