Internal Auditor

Washington Gas Vienna , VA 22181

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description: Job DescriptionPosition Summary

Participates as a project team member on assigned audits and special reviews. May also function as the project lead on audits.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Gathers and organizes background and other information to properly plan audits and special reviews. Performs appropriate research to identify best practice and other information (e.g., risk assessments, key controls, etc.)

  • Actively participates in kick-off, closing and other client meetings, presenting observations and conclusions relevant to work performed

  • Conducts interviews of key management personnel in order to obtain an understanding of the business process under review

  • Effectively performs/documents a walkthrough of the operations under review with minimal input from the project lead

  • Prepares the risk assessment matrix, which clearly and concisely documents the business objectives, key risks and management controls; develops appropriate plans to test key controls

  • Develops good working relationships with key management personnel throughout the project

  • Tests key control activities and effectively documents the results. Develops conclusions regarding design/operating effectiveness of internal controls tested

  • Analyzes supporting documentation and testing results to identify anomalies or trends which could indicate potential fraudulent activities

  • Prepares periodic status reports for Internal Audit management review and for discussion with key client management personnel, and actively participates in status meetings

  • Keeps project leader apprised of project status, challenges, observations, etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline

  • Minimum three (3) years of direct internal audit or public accounting experience

  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting principles and auditing techniques

  • Demonstrated understanding of professional association (i.e., Institute of Internal Auditors) and Internal Audit Department standards and procedures

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, as well as Visio

  • Demonstrated proficiency with electronic audit work paper software.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAAT) software

  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and analyze multiple scenarios in solving business problems

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate ideas, suggestions and solutions with team members and audit clients

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely to present the results of work performed

Preferred Qualifications CIA, CPA or CFE preferred; MBA

  • Team or project leadership experience

WGL is an EO employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

WGL is an EEO employer M/F/Vets/Disabled

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