Haverty Furniture Inc, has begun a search for a Director of Internal Audit. This Senior Leadership role reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and dotted line to the CFO. The Director
Develop internal audit framework consistent with other well-run, publicly traded companies, leveraging leading practices from other industries and firms as relevant.
Lead, direct, and develop teams of internal audit and internal control personnel to assess the internal control environment, while advising on efficient and effective business processes
Manage external firms or outsourced providers as needed
Identify systems, business and process improvement opportunities and work with leaders to implement changes as needed
Work with process owners to identify process-level risks and to design, document, and implement mitigating internal controls
Define internal control testing programs for Internal Audit function
Work with the Audit Committee to develop the annual audit plan based on risk assessment
Report audit findings to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and executive leadership on a periodic basis
Perform any special projects as assigned by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
Responsible in all aspects of planning and coordinating Sarbanes-Oxley ("SOX") and internal audit of controls, including entity level controls
Assists in the development of Sarbanes-Oxley self-assessment programs for key controls and performs SOX self-assessment testing for all business processes including IT functions and entity level controls
Responsible for adhering to company security policies and procedures and any other relevant policies and standards as directed.
Assist external auditors to reduce external audit fees, which includes interim and year-end assistance, conducting walkthroughs and compliance testing
Manage and monitor the SOX Hotline
Execute SOX 404 Compliance project which includes testing and reporting, along with annual and quarterly certifications
Responsible for the coordination and monitoring of all store physical inventories including cycle counting markets.
Monitor and evaluate DC cycle counts - compliance and results
Participate in the Vendor Risk Management assessments
Continuous monthly / quarterly monitoring of key areas and controls
Warranty payments and reclasses
Physical inventory signoffs and results
Provide ongoing assistance and monitoring of system development activities.
Assist Operations with store openings, closing, conversions to / from other markets, etc.
Assist Operations and Risk Management with casualty losses
Provide Loss Prevention direction and support
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related field
CPA, CIA or other professional certification required
Minimum 15 years combined external and internal audit experience
Prior experience in a major Public Accounting firm (Big 4 preferred)
Prior experience leading an internal audit function for a publicly traded company preferred
Extensive knowledge GAAP, IFRS, and the IIA Standards
Strong internal control background
Strong leadership and presentation skills-Executive presence as demonstrated through excellent oral and written communication skills and proven experience interacting with senior leadership
Experience working in the retail/multi-unit sector preferred
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties upon the request of his superior.
Havertys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Havertys does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
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