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Senior IT Auditor in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 3/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 6 years
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Job Description


Assist our organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. This position will assist the Internal Audit team fulfill its objective by performing, documenting, and reporting IT, operational and financial audit results.

Key Accountabilities:
• Demonstrate understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls, and related regulatory and compliance standards
• Support Internal Audit management by helping plan the audit approach and scope, preparing the audit program, determining auditing procedures, seeing the audit process through completion
• Perform internal audit activities (internal audits over operational, compliance, IT and SOX)
• Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to quickly identify internal control deficiencies, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions to best advise management
• Apply a general knowledge of the technologies used to build complex IT environments
• Coordinate, suggest enhancements of design and participate in the completion of audit test procedures
• Compile and prepare workpapers containing relevant documentation used to support all findings, conclusions, and recommendations • Assist in the training of Internal Audit staff and interns
• Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions to REG organization/business
• Build and nurture positive working relationships with individuals from other departments by providing high quality deliverables and communications
• Create internal control documentation for the engagement including narratives, process and data flows and other supporting work papers
• Play essential role with project management by supporting planning activities and providing regular status reports for the Internal Audit management
• Exercise professional skepticism, judgment and adhere to the code of ethics while on engagements Support Function: • Assess business operations and recommend value-added improvements to the processes
• Partner with Internal Audit management to develop opportunities to improve the department
• Directly interact and coordinate completion of external auditor documentation needs (SOX, quarterly SEC form 10-Q and 10-K assistance)
• Lead special projects and investigations on an as-needed basis, as assigned by Internal Audit management
• Coordinate and communicate with appropriate personnel and levels of management for each function or activity being reviewed
• Document an understanding of significant business processes through the creation and update of flowcharts and narratives

Education Required: Bachelor's degree (in Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Accounting Information Systems or related field) 

Experience Required: 3-6 years of relevant work experience Certification as a CISA, CPA or CIA desired Skills Required: Ability to state complex issues simply
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Experience with working in an ambiguous environment
Analytical and accounting skills
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio) with advanced
Microsoft Excel skills 

Special Skills or Knowledge Preferred:
Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
Data mining tools (i.e. ACL)

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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