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Internal Auditor - Remote

Location
Albany, New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
6 Sep 2022
Summary

Position Summary: The Internal Auditor will report directly to the Manager Internal Audit. This person will be a key member of the Internal Audit team and will work closely in partnership with senior managers throughout the Company to assess the Companys processes for identifying and managing accounting and business risk and delivering organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

The associate selected for this position will have a proven background in internal audit, including information technology. Exceptional business leadership skills and be able to demonstrate superior business acumen.

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North Americas leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

Position Summary: The Internal Auditor will report directly to the Manager Internal Audit. This person will be a key member of the Internal Audit team and will work closely in partnership with senior managers throughout the Company to assess the Companys processes for identifying and managing accounting and business risk and delivering organizational effectiveness and efficiency.

The associate selected for this position will have a proven background in internal audit, including information technology. Exceptional business leadership skills and be able to demonstrate superior business acumen.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist the VP Internal Audit and the Manager Internal Audit in developing and executing a risk-based operational audit plan for ASM including tracking audit findings through to remediation. Audits completed may have a significant IT component.

Review and test the Companys Section 404 compliance efforts, including control definition, self-assessment and testing and report the results.

Work with the Companys external auditors.

Develop strong relationships with clients, teaching them how to think about identifying and mitigating risks in their environment

Communicate findings with clients in a timely manner, obtaining client agreement on root cause of issues and commitment to implement recommendations.

Write comprehensive, yet easy to understand, audit reports for presentation to management at the conclusion of each audit.

Follow up and appraise implementation of corrective action.

Help with company-wide enterprise risk management program including the administration and maintenance of the Companys risk assessment tool.

Help with the administration and maintenance of the Companys SOX compliance tool.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports
  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports
Indirect Reports
  • This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports
Travel and/or Driving Requirements
  • Travel is an essential duty and function of this job. Driving is not an essential duty or function of this job.
  • Travel up to 5 - 10%
Minimum Qualifications The following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job

Education Level: (Required): Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

(Preferred): Bachelor's Degree Or equivalent experience

Field of Study/Area of Experience: Accounting or Finance

1-3 Years of experience in auditing SOX control environments. Public Accounting experience preferred but not required

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills

Good interpersonal skills

Analytical and research Skills

Prefer Experience with SOXHub (SOX compliance tool) and Risk Oversight (Risk assessment tool). Both programs are produced by AuditBoard.

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds

Additional Information Regarding Advantage Solutions Job Duties and Job Descriptions

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by ones supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes. Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

Job Locations US US-CA-Irvine US-AZ-Phoenix US-NY-Albany

Postal Code 92602

Primary Posting Location : Country US

Requisition ID 52

Position Type Full Time

Category Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

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Details

  • Job Reference: 705429578-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Advantage Solutions
  • Location: Albany, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent