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Internal Audit
Ref No.: 18-00352
Location: Chatham, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 08/01/2018
 Position Title:  Internal Audit Senior Associate
FLSA Status:  Exempt/Non-Exempt
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Position Summary:
As part of the Finance department, the Internal Audit Senior Associate will work together with the Director of Internal Audit to complete internal audit engagements for all freezer locations in areas including Finance, Operations, Sales, Information Technology and Human Resources. This position will have a high degree of visibility and interaction with freezer personnel (Warehouse Administrator, General Manager, Sales Manager and Office Manager) as well as with Corporate personnel including Senior Management.
Primary Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Provide high quality, professional day-to-day execution of internal audit engagements and projects
  • Develop audit programs, working papers, and internal audit reports
  • Assist in preparing risk assessments
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities for freezer locations and communicate findings to Senior and Local Management
  • Develop financial and operational models to help evaluate/review business services and related operational performance
  • Performs special projects at the request of the Audit Manager or Director of Internal Audit.
  • Ability to travel at moderate levels (locations in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Texas, California, and Washington)
  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 2 years of experience performing internal or external audits in various industries such as consumer products, financial services, state and local government, and education
  • 2-4 years of public accounting firm in an audit capacity and/or public accounting/private accounting mix
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of Management
  • Ability to work independently and ability to meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize & perform a wide variety of assignments.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Strong analytical skills and recommend changes to automate and streamline accounting processes.
  • Demonstrate high level of independence to follow leads, research findings, and draw logical conclusions.
  • Ability to build effective relationships within the Finance team as well as in cross-functional areas with a variety of constituents.
  • Collaborative style & ability to gain trust and cooperation from others with varying business experience.
  • Calm approach to problem resolution and notifying direct reports of any major issues.
  • Highly motivated and creative problem solver.
  • High degree of personal integrity and good sense of business judgment.