Xerox Senior Internal Auditor in Norwalk, Connecticut
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 domestic and international 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 with supporting analytics which assist senior management in achieving primary business objectives supporting Xerox strategy. Be a trusted advisor to the company and report directly to the Manager of Audit.
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.
Perform required analytics leveraging Excel and/or Tableau to support audit findings.
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.
Conduct Enterprise Risk Management interviews and document changes and shifting of risks and mitigation plans with senior leadership team.
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Candidate Required Qualifications & Experience :
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, IT, or related field required.
Professional accounting or internal audit certification preferred (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE).
Big 4 experince perferred but not required
2 - 5 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 is a plus.
Knowledge of internal control standards and techniques as well as a sound awareness of corporate governance or enterprise risk management and SOX Controls and compliance process.
Effective verbal and written communication skills, demonstrating confidence and professional impact in front of senior XIA and key audit stakeholders. Leading the audit and write clear and succinct audit reports.
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- Up to 20%
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Title: Senior Internal Auditor
Requisition ID: 19003194