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Senior Internal Auditor- (Remote/ Hybrid)

Company: GHD
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader. We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization.GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. The -Senior Internal Auditor -role is will focus on conducting all aspects of planning, scoping, fieldwork and reporting for internal audit engagements, as well as day-to-day administrative tasks associated with the Internal Audit function. -This position can be based in most GHD office locations in the US or Canada and can be performed -remotely or on a hybrid basis. Working closely with the Internal Audit Manager, this role will ensure the timely execution of process / operational audits as outlined in the approved Annual Internal Audit Plan. This includes appropriate planning for upcoming audit engagements, interaction with key stakeholders involved in internal auditing functions, execution of fieldwork and audit testing, and close-out of completed audit activities and files. You will ensure that Internal Audit engagement files are prepared and detailed accurately and to a high standard of quality, in line with Internal Audit function methodology and using approved document templates. The Senior Internal Auditor will assist with the preparation of quarterly reporting material for the Board Audit Committee, including but not limited to the follow-up of outstanding management actions arising from completed audit engagements. Key duties:

  • Oversee planning activities, including pre-scoping research, preparation of draft scope documents, meeting agendas and minutes, stakeholder engagement schedules, and coordination of key audit timelines and deliverable dates, etc.
  • Conduct audit fieldwork, including process walkthroughs and documentation;
  • Perform sample testing to consider the design and operating efficiency of key controls; based on the results of testing, accurately identifying control gaps and inefficiencies, while appropriately describing the related risk of issues identified
  • Work collaboratively with the Global Internal Audit team to use data analytics to supplement control testing and expand population coverage, where applicable;
  • Implementing and completing important audit documentation, including preparation and completion of all sections of the audit files;
  • Drafting internal audit reports
  • Facilitating discussions with process owners and management to develop actions plans and timelines required to address deficiencies identified during fieldwork;
  • Assisting supervisor with developing Internal Audit documents and reports;
  • Assisting with other special projects, including confidential integrity and fraud-related investigations, as required. Experience and knowledge:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field is required;
    • Pursuing or completed CA/CPA qualification or equivalent; preference given to CA/CPA, however consideration given to other relevant professional designations (CIA, CISA, CFE, CRMP, etc.);
    • 4+ years' experience in public practice and/or private industry in an internal audit role. Candidates with "Big 4" accounting firm experience preferred;
    • Strong understanding of internal audit methodology, internal controls and risk management techniques;
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to interact and build relationships with various levels of management in disparate geographies is critical;
    • Employ outstanding oral and written communication skills, including communicating and presenting sophisticated information in a clear and concise manner;
    • Plan, prioritize, organize and remain productive while working independently/remotely
    • Proficient with the Microsoft Office applications, specifically analyzing and manipulating data within Excel;
    • The following skills will be highly regarded:
    • Experience with data analytics tools such as Tableau, PowerBi, IDEA, ACL or similar;
    • Forensic accounting and/or confidential investigations experience.
    • Ability to accommodate a moderate amount of travel, both domestic and international. As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status. #LI-KM2ABOUT US Why GHD? - Being -the best -we can be is in our culture. - -We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and -urbanisation -are made sustainable for generations to come. - - Our commitment to you - Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then -recognise -achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. - Who we -are - We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and -urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. -COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with GHD's US vaccination policy and any applicable government regulations related to COVID-19. Individuals hired for GHD positions that require in-person interactions with GHD Clients, or in-person visits to, or work at, GHD Clients sites, must comply with Client imposed requirements, including, in some instances, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. GHD complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.

Keywords: GHD, Des Plaines , Senior Internal Auditor- (Remote/ Hybrid), Accounting, Auditing , Des Plaines, Illinois

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