Employers

Senior Internal Auditor Job

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

5977

Location:

Mahwah 

Category:

Finance
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

1307

Posted:

12.17.2014
col-wide   

Job Description:


Position Summary:
The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for assisting the IA manager with the effective planning and execution of operational, financial and compliance audits as well as special projects and/or Stryker sponsored initiatives. In this capacity, the Senior Internal Auditor will be expected to assess risks, develop audit work programs, conduct and document procedures in accordance with professional standards. The Senior Internal Auditor will provide supervision and coaching to audit staff assigned to the engagement. In addition, the Senior Auditor will be expected to demonstrate and apply technical competency with respect to U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, COSO framework of internal controls, and the IIA Professional Auditing Standards. This position provides visibility to Stryker operations, regular interaction with personnel from various disciplines/functional areas and exposure to division and corporate management.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Detailed Description)
• Function as in-charge auditor providing high-quality, professional execution of internal audit engagements and special projects
• Effectively plan engagements and projects to meet audit objectives
• Develop audit procedures and work programs that address engagement/project risks
• Clearly communicate plans and audit approach to auditees to ensure that engagements are efficiently conducted in a professional manner
• Ensure audit procedures are performed and documented in accordance with professional audit standards and Stryker IA policies
• Utilize data analytics tools and techniques to increase testing coverage and ensure high quality audit results
• Supervise and review the work of audit staff and provide performance feedback
• Provide training and coaching to audit staff regarding accounting matters, audit techniques and evaluation of risks and controls
• Track and monitor engagement budgets for time and expenses
• Regularly communicate findings and project status to auditees and internal audit management
• Prepare meaningful, clear and concise reporting of audit findings and recommendations
• Track and monitor implementation of management’s action plans and monitor remediation
• Support the annual risk assessment process as well as support Audit Committee material preparation
• Review SSAE (SOC 1) reports for key 3rd party service providers
• Develop and maintain strong client and staff relationships across the organization

Job Requirements:


Education & Special Trainings:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance
Qualifications & Experience:
• CPA or other equivalent certification is preferred
• 4+ years of accounting, audit or other relevant industry experience
• Public accounting experience preferred
Physical & Mental Requirements:
• Demonstrates unquestionable integrity and professionalism
• Highly motivated, self-starter with demonstrated leadership ability
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, including active listening and presentation skills
• Thrives in a team oriented, collaborative environment
• Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
• Strong ability to build relationships and promote customer focused solutions
• Ability to quickly understand and assess complex business processes and identify accounting/compliance issues
• Strong project and time management skills
• Ability to effectively work with diverse teams and perform work in multiple locations
• Highly proficient in computer skills including proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and flow charting/process mapping applications
• Represents the department in a way that promotes a positive image of IA
• Expresses a “can do” attitude and is comfortable driving process improvements and change
Company Info
Stryker

United States

Phone:
Web Site: www.stryker.com

Company Profile