• Finance Audit Senior Consultant

    Job Locations US-FL-Sunrise
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/24/2018 10:48 AM)
    ID
    2018-1390
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Financial Audit
  • Overview

    Focal Point Data Risk LLC is a new type of risk management firm, one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.

     

    The Financial Audit Senior Consultant is responsible for the execution of field work on client engagements. Working both on-site and at the practice office, the Financial Audit Senior Consultant is responsible for executing assigned audit plan tasks and will collect data, test audit evidence and processes, and document the associated procedures according to Audit guidance. This role interacts frequently with client contacts and requires strong project management, attention to detail and project deadlines. This person will work closely with Managers and Directors to keep projects focused and on schedule.

    Responsibilities

    • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
    • Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on audit and review process and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.
    • Research and analyze financial statement and audit related issues.
    • Gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements.
    • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
    • Communicate effectively with co-workers and clients at all levels of the organization and facilitate strong working/client relationships.
    • Develop process flows and narratives of business processes.
    • Co-lead client audit engagements, which include planning executing, directing, and completing financial, operational, and compliance audits.
    • Perform testing of financial transactions, processes, or controls based on audit program.
    • Evaluate processes to determine adequacy of controls, compliance with policies and procedures, and comparison to leading practices.
    • Prepare comprehensive written and oral audit reports detailing the results of the audit and work with engagement manager on recommendations.
    • Maintain an entrepreneurial attitude, willingness to learn and develop and a strong commitment to teamwork is paramount.
    • Perform other job duties as assigned by management.

    Qualifications

    • Three to five years of experience working in Internal Audit, Public Accounting, or Sarbanes-Oxley and/or C-SOX experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines while ensuring quality and exceeding client expectations.
    • Ability to supervise staff and lead projects.
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    • Obtained or working toward a related professional certification (CIA, CPA, CISA, CFE, etc.).
    • Thorough understanding of PCAOB and generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.
    • Good familiarity with the AICPA and IIA’s Standards.
    • Strong organizational skill and attention to detail.
    • Ability to audit financial, operational and technical processes and controls to assist with SOX/CSOX/JSOX compliance.
    • Intermediate to Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.

     

    Travel: Regional and international travel required, as needed, up to 30%

     

     

    Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, generous PTO and some other great perks! 

     

     

     

     

    * All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 

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