Support Internal Audit, Risk and Controls Management in the supervising the conduct of financial and operational internal audit engagements for various departments, divisions and locations in order to verify the accuracy of financial reporting, the effectiveness of internal controls and the effective and efficient utilization of company assets.
*ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise the planning, preparation and execution of multiple, simultaneous audit engagements, both on-site and at other domestic and international CRL locations under the direction of management.
Monitor the activities of Audit, Risk and Controls staff to ensure compliance with established work plans and supporting budgets.
Provide regular updates to the Internal Audit, Risk and Controls Management on the status of audit or Sarbanes-Oxley related engagements.
Interview individuals responsible for key controls and processes.
Identify relevant risk areas and key controls across multiple processes.
Under general guidance, analyze and test key controls across multiple business processes.
Under general guidance, analyze and test key information technology general controls and processed.
Verify adherence to company policies and applicable regulations, laws, standards, etc during audits
Follow documentation standards in maintaining systems and records in support of engagements
Review Audit, Risk and Controls work plans, supporting schedules and workpapers for compliance with established documentation standards
Identify deviations to written policy, relevant standards and confirm those deviations with proper site/functional Management.
Document audit findings and process basic recommendations for improvement and revision to procedures or controls.
Prepare written audit reports for review by Audit, Risk and Controls Management.
Provide constructive information to management regarding the quality of staff work for use in periodic feedback and or the annual review process. Assist Audit, Risk and Controls Management with the ongoing establishment and revision of group policies , procedures and standards
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Education:** Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in accounting, business administration or related discipline.
Experience:**_5-8 _years’ related audit experience in large firm or within the biotech industry.
_Certification: _** CIA preferred, CPA, CISA and other applicable designations are considered.
Other:** Experience with GAAP, GAAS and COSO internal controls framework; excellent communication and presentation skills; strong analytical capabilities; strong computer skills.
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