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Senior Internal Auditor
Ref No.: 18-00311
Location: Sleepy Hallow, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/06/2018
 Summary:

Under the direction of the Internal Audit management, the Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for the execution the annual risk-based audit plan that identify value-added recommendations to enhance Company processes and controls. The Senior Auditor will audit the Company's operations, strategic initiatives, critical business processes and key third-party outsourcing arrangements. This individual will need to have the ability to manage relationships with middle management and work in a highly autonomous manner.

Responsibilities:

1) Execute an annual risk based audit plan:

• Under the direction of Internal Audit management, independently review processes and functions as authorized in the approved annual audit plan.
• Participate in the development of risk based audit programs and related planning documents for audits.
• Responsible for the execution of assigned audit sections with little supervision.
• Conduct audits consistent with IIA practices and in accordance with internal policies and procedures. Additionally, ensure timely completion of assigned testing areas.
• Identify weaknesses in compliance-related exposures, operational processes and internal controls.
• Identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiencies.
• Interact autonomously with middle management.
• Take a lead role in closing meeting with auditees by presenting the findings and related recommendations identified by him/her.
• Assist Internal Audit management in preparing draft recommendations and audit reports for Senior Management and Audit Committee.
• Contribute to the Company's SOX 404 compliance program by completing process review and test of controls as assigned by Internal Audit management.

2) Keep current on audit, accounting and internal control and governance regulations through continuing education and active participation in audit and industry groups

3) Promote internal control practices within the Company by providing internal control expertise as needed to any functions or departments requesting guidance.

4) Perform special projects or investigations at the request of Internal Audit management

Experience And Required Skills :
Requirements:

• A demonstrated ability to independently think through problems and proactively propose solutions is required.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills, strong organizational abilities, and attention to detail are required 
• Computer Proficiency: Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required. Experience with Oracle financial applications, ACL, Teammate (or similar software) is a plus.

Minimal educational requirements:
• Bachelors Degree (Accounting, Finance, or related area)

Required Licenses & Certificates: 
• CPA and/or CIA preferred

Minimum Years of Experience:
• A minimum of 3 years of financial, operational and/or compliance audit experience (internal audit, public accounting)
• Big 4 and/or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.