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Lead/Senior Auditor (Dallas, TX)
Ref No.: 17-04713
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date / End Date: 11/20/2017 to 02/28/2018
Paladin Consulting is currently hiring a ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Lead/Senior Auditor to join our team working onsite at our client's office located in Dallas, TX.

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Job Title: Lead/Senior Auditor
Work Location: Dallas, TX
Duration: 3 month contract with option to extend 

Education/Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field.
  • 5+ years of external/internal audit experience and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures.
  • Real Estate experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Systems Auditor (or at least in the process of obtaining).
Job Description & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for independently leading standard audit projects.
  • Participates in planning and conducting financial and compliance audits, projects and analyses.
  • Performs limited testing verifying the effectiveness of established processes and procedures; confirms audit findings/observations identified through detailed testing. Serves as the subject matter expert for the Sarbanes-Oxley (SoX) compliance program.
  • Ensures the Company program meets government-mandated standards.
  • Participates on various LOB operational projects.
  • Performs workpaper review of completed workbooks and provides feedback and guidance to audit staff.
  • Submits completed workbooks to management for final review and approval.
  • Conducts client interviews/discussions to plan, coordinate, and schedule audit activities with audit clients.
  • Determines their availability to conduct testing and schedules various audit resources to perform testing.
  • This also involves overseeing external vendor resources for international assignments.
  • Determines areas to test based on established criteria using the SoX risk assessment template while ensuring that the effectiveness of internal controls are in compliance with government standards.
  • Prepares the final assessment/aggregation of audit results.
  • Summarizes results of testing and provides recommendations to management.
  • Provides guidance to staff members on audit and special projects through knowledge sharing and assistance with task assignments, while fostering a strong team environment.
  • Interprets policies and procedures and applies professional accounting and auditing principles and standards to test and evaluate complex financial records and operational systems. Designs audit programs that adequately address risk and compliance with
  • Company standards and relevant regulations.
  • Oversees and ensures the completion of quarterly SoX certifications for 10K/Q filing(s).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
  • Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team.
  • Leads project teams and/or plans, and supervises assignments of lower level employees.
  • May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit and/or group.
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field.
  • 5+ years of external/internal audit experience and overall knowledge of general accounting and audit procedures.
  • Real Estate experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant, or Certified Internal Auditor, or Certified Information Systems Auditor (or at least in the process of obtaining).
  • Ability to apply excellent written and verbal communication skills to accurately explain/report activity.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues and work collaboratively with business partners, key employees, top management, and client groups on various projects.
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
  • Advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to analyze the most complex business/financial data and develop innovative solutions.
  • Able to forecast and prepare budgets.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex financial information and transactions and accounting principles.
  • Ability to independently research complex accounting transactions/issues.
  • Ability to problem-solve, both independently and working as a team.
  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple assignments.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel (domestic and international).
  • Knowledge of computer based controls and skills in the use of computers in conducting audit activities.
  • Proficient in Visio, PowerPoint, EXCEL, Word and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in ACL and Teammate or other audit software is a plus.
  • Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.
  • Responsible for setting own project deadlines.
  • Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
For more information or to view other opportunities, visit us at www.paladininc.com.

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