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SOX Auditor / Internal Audit in Deerfield at CRS Group

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Job Description

Position: SOX Auditor / Internal Auditor
Duration: 3+ months
Location: Deerfield, IL 60015

I am looking for a SOX Auditor / Internal Auditor to test controls, support efforts for Accounting department. The ideal candidate will a degree in Accounting, have written narratives, created flow charts and documented the processes and have the ability to identify and test controls, must be able to communicate effectively and influence a diverse internal customer base.
  • Ability to focus on several moderately complex business activities. Demonstrate subject matter expertise by advancing more technical concepts unique to role, problem-solving and analysis. Regularly engaged with business partners or auditors to facilitate understanding of transactions and activities. Assess the design and operating effectiveness of the control environment over the areas of responsibility. Requires moderate degree of judgement for the appropriate application of Corporate Policy, GAAP, Regulation or established framework. Regularly makes evaluations of facts and circumstances and is able to effectively communicate conclusions and recommendations for remediation or process improvements. Able to advance responsibilities and/or priorities largely independent of management oversight
  • Execute annual planning of the company's SOX compliance efforts (e.g., risk assessment, materiality, significant accounts disclosure, establish milestones of key SOX activities, etc.).
  • Coordinate with the Business Process Owners to ensure that documentation and remediation efforts are completed as well as education and training for stakeholders.
  • Preparing narrative descriptions, flowcharts, and other audit related documentation identifying control points within business processes
  • Execute design and operating effectiveness testing the SOX audit.
  • Coordinate and act as a liaison with the external auditors for the audit of the company's internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Providing consultation to the business on the nature and significance of control issues and advising in control design decisions and changes
  • Assess and test entity level controls using the COSO 2013 framework.
  • Evaluate control deficiencies, develop remediation plans and analyze impacts to financial statements.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, including at least 2 years in public accounting, internal audit or SOX compliance
  • Strong written and oral communication, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with and influence diverse internal customer base and varying levels of management (within in and outside own organizational hierarchy)
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast paced, demanding and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of internal control concepts
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA or other risk and control certifications are considered a plus
  • Desirable Workiva - WDesk
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in accounting or Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance or related discipline with a CPA

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.