Xerox Staff Auditor in Connecticut
City: Rochester, Cary, Norwalk
State/Province: Connecticut, New York, North Carolina
Country: United States
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Working time: Full-time
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Graduate Job
Job Field: Finance
Description & Requirements
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Responsible for performing internal audit reviews in line with the annual Xerox Internal Audit (XIA) Plan. Reviews will assess the design and operating effectiveness of controls over major strategic, operational and financial risks. The XIA Plan will include both Technology and Services Segments of Xerox, as well as Corporate functions. Corporate Audits will typically consider controls across global functions and/or projects and require the development of an in-depth understanding of the business and industry. .
This role requires the ability to:
Accurately identify key business objectives and related risks prior to the assessment of associated control mechanisms including consideration of the adequacy of governance; and
Demonstrate a value added approach to assurance by providing practical, relevant and cost effective recommendations which assist senior management in achieving primary business objectives supporting Xerox strategy.
In accordance with department standards support the XIA Managers in the execution of corporate audits; including strategic, operational, compliance and financial audits focusing on primary business risks and major corporate initiatives.
Complete fieldwork in an efficient and effective manner to ensure that budgeted deadlines are met without sacrificing depth of testing and overall review quality.
Conduct internal and external research and benchmarking to identify best practice in terms of control and risk management associated with the discipline or process under review. Develop a thorough understanding of the assignment subject matter and demonstrate depth of business knowledge throughout the course of the review.
Draft content for internal audit scope and work program documents.
Maintain a flexible approach to ensure that scope alterations can be adopted when other high risk areas are identified during the course of the review.
Draft audit observations in accordance with XIA standards, ensuring that recommendations and conclusions are balanced and fair, reflecting an in-depth understanding of business challenges in the area under review.
Maximize the value of recommendations by applying detailed root cause analysis to findings.
Manage multiple tasks across regions/functions, demonstrating an ability to effectively balance competing priorities.
Demonstrate an awareness of best practices both internally and externally and utilize mechanisms to introduce those practices throughout the company.
Actively seek to understand the business through attending relevant training, workshops and information sessions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Marketing or other related field.
Professional accounting or internal audit certification preferred (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA, CFA).
0-2 years related work experience in internal/external audit, process improvement, finance, accounting or operations.
Prior experience should include significant involvement in the review of controls and business processes.
Significant experience auditing multinational corporations required. Tax experience is a plus.
Knowledge of internal control standards and techniques as well as a sound awareness of corporate governance or enterprise risk management.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating confidence and professional impact in front of senior XIA and key audit stakeholders.
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills – ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action.
Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited required direction and guidance.
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Understanding of risk assessment and current internal audit techniques.
Maintain knowledge of current accounting and auditing practices through continuing professional education.
Travel will be required domestically and internationally
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