Internal Audit Specialist - Jacksonville, FL

Wounded Warrior Project Jacksonville , FL 32277

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary

The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Internal Audit Specialist is responsible for planning, executing and completing risk-based audits of financial, operational, and management controls. The Internal Audit Specialist is responsible for process documentation, risk assessment, gap and control deficiency identification, and assistance with risk mitigation plans. The position is an integral part of process improvement throughout the organization.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan and conduct risk-based internal audits designed to test and identify potential control weaknesses.

  • Develop and maintain process narratives, process maps, and internal control processes.

  • Assess the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls.

  • Research identified issues and recommend improvements to controls, processes, policies, and procedures.

  • Prepare audit reports describing scope, tests performed, test results, the nature of any control weaknesses and any related risks.

  • Provide practical and insightful recommendations for process and control improvements designed to assist with risk mitigation.

  • Collaborate with management to develop action plans to address Internal Audit report findings and recommendations.

  • Monitor Internal Audit recommendations and management action plans to ensure timely completion.

  • Establish effective and collaborative working relationships with all levels of WWP teammates.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High energy level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of internal audit standards, procedures, and controls.

  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting auditing standards and internal controls. Familiarity with information technology auditing standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess whether critical data is properly managed, secured, and protected within internal and third-party systems.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain professional relationships, and interact effectively with diverse individuals to build effective working relationships. Demonstrated emotional intelligence. Ability to respond to sensitive matters discreetly with diplomacy and empathy.

  • Exceptional critical thinking and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to look beyond the standard audit plan and identify risks and weaknesses.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to leverage technology to optimize the results of Internal Audit objectives.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Effectively complete assignments and meet deadlines.

  • Expertise in process mapping and gap analysis.

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office, e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; familiarity with MS Visio software as well as the ability to quickly learn new systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility, be decisive, influence others, and influence change.

  • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.

  • Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting.

  • Three years of internal or external auditing experience.

Preferences

  • Three years of experience working with process improvement initiatives.

  • Two years of experience using MS Dynamics Great Plains, or similar accounting software applications.

  • Two years of project management experience.

Certifications & Licensure

  • NA

Preferences

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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