Assist in preparing audit programs, executing audits, reporting findings and summarizing results. Assist with the implementation of recommendations to (1) further improve and/or enhance controls within the various business lines to achieve their goals and (2) to ensure compliance with certain regulatory requirements.
Responsible for developing, executing, and managing all aspects of the branch audits: planning, fieldwork, report preparation, presentation to Branch Management, and wrap-up workpapers. Assist Branch Management with the implementation of recommendations to further improve and/or enhance controls within the branches. Notify Audit Management of exposure issues, inappropriate activity and negative cost trends, as identified during the audit process.
Assist in reviewing ongoing audit monitoring reports. Assist in developing and executing data analytics. Assist with the training and supervision of the Internal Audit Assistant (intern). Deliver Five Diamond Service while performing job functions.
Perform walkthroughs and prepare narratives of the various business lines, to identify risk, key controls and evaluate the adequacy of internal controls.
Assist in executing the annual internal audit plan to focus on key Club-wide controls, in addition to business line, and branch-specific controls. Assist in performing assigned audits evaluating risks, controls, and compliance with applicable policies & procedures. Assist in performing physical inventories and/or test counts as deemed necessary.
Execute testing procedures of operating effectiveness for internal controls, and substantive audit procedures.
Assist in preparing reports of findings for executive management, highlighting control weaknesses, misappropriation of assets, non-compliance with certain regulatory requirements, and areas of redundancy or inefficiency. With the assistance of the Manager, Internal Audit, make recommendations to establish and/or modify existing internal controls to achieve a strong internal control environment.
Perform branch audits which include inventory verification and evaluating the branch's compliance with controls over cash processing, safeguarding of Club assets, and other applicable policies and procedures. Responsible for determining the status of prior audit observations and verifying if corrective actions have implemented to address the identified issues.
Prepare the summary of audit observations, including audit recommendations, that is provided to Branch Management for their response. Responsible for drafting and issuing the branch audit report which includes all audit observations, recommendations, and management responses. observations.
Assist in reviewing the results of daily reports and ongoing audit monitoring reports and summarizing results to Audit Management.
Assist with the daily coordination of work flow for the Internal Audit Assistant (Intern) and provide training as deemed necessary. Review workpapers prepared by the Internal Audit Assistant and provide constructive feedback to assist with the Internal Audit Assistant's professional growth.
Deliver Five Diamond service to all business contacts, both internal and external, during all business transactions.
Perform other duties as needed or required.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA or CIA preferred. CFE a plus.
A minimum of two years of audit experience required at a public accounting firm (preferred), and/or within private industry. Experience in completing audit programs, summarizing audit results and preparing audit reports. Experience in performing physical inventories and/or test counts.
Experience in preparing audit workpapers, including narratives of business line processes. Experience in performing and documenting internal control testing. Experience in performing operational and compliance audits preferred. Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products, particularly Word and Excel.
Strong computer skills and time management skills. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with attention to detail are critical.
Familiarity with Excel Pivot Tables and Microsoft Visio preferred. Knowledge of ACL, or other data analysis software a plus.
Ability to quickly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of operational policies and practices of various business lines.
Ability to develop strong internal working relationships; acts as a team player. Demonstrated skills to communicate efficiently and effectively using verbal and written communication media. Successfully works independently with minimal supervision and a high degree of judgment.
Deadline driven, self- directed, motivated, and organized. Effectively monitors and communicates the status of their assigned projects. Ability to remain objective in presenting details and facts. Familiarity with the use of electronic audit workpaper software (TeamMate+) a plus.
AAA Northeast is one of the largest and most innovative membership organizations in North America. It is a multi-business organization comprising more than 60 locations in a six-state area.
We provide valuable roadside service to our 5.1 million members, as well as many specialized services such as Financial Services & Loans, Insurance, Travel, Discounts, Auto Glass, and Driver Training. AAA is a key advocate for issues impacting the traveling public, such as highway safety, road maintenance and
elated legislation. We have a unique organizational model and many of our businesses are the largest and most sought after in their industries.
AAA Northeast employees help and serve as a way of life. Through a 100-year legacy of service stewardship, our employees make valuable contributions to our workplace and the community that surrounds us. In order to continue our mission, our organization is expanding and we need talented people to work alongside us in creating our next 100 years.
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