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Sally Beauty Supply LLC   (5/21/15)

Corporate Auditor

Job Location: US-TX-Denton

Posted Date: 5/4/2015

Overview:

Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH) is the world's largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies. Our world headquarters is conveniently located just 5 minutes north of Lake Lewisville off of I35E.

We are currently looking for a Corporate Auditor who is responsible performs financial and operational audits and ad hoc investigations as directed. Responsible for timely completion of projects and effective accomplishment of audit procedures to meet established objectives. Assists Management and senior team members with various special projects as needed.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs audit procedures, including developing and conducting interviews and developing and documenting audit evidence. Identifies and defines issues and recommendations.
  • Develops and composes work paper documentation, executive summaries and Audit reports as necessary.
  • Communicates the results of audits to management personnel of sufficient authority to ensure that appropriate action is taken with respect to any deficiencies noted.
  • Performs special projects at the request of, or in assistance to Management as necessary.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years of corporate internal audit/SOX or public accounting experience
  • Actively pursuing certification (CIA or CPA)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (i.e. Excel, Word, Access)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in organizing, attention to detail, accuracy, prioritizing, follow-up and problem-solving
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically up to 20% per year
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision. Life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement, profit sharing, and 401(k) with company match.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability. Sally Beauty is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Go to https://careers-sallybeauty.icims.com/jobs/2190/corporate-auditor/job to apply, or contact pam Squire at psquire@sallybeauty.com or 940-297-2022


Ocwen Financial Corporation   (5/20/15)

Business Summary:

Ocwen Financial Corporation (NYSE:OCN) is an industry leader in residential and commercial mortgage loan servicing with a 20 plus year track record of success. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with offices in Florida, Texas, and Washington, DC as well as support operations in India and the Philippines, Ocwen has been featured in Time Magazine, National Public Radio, New York Times, and other national publications for our innovation, dynamic growth and ability to successfully help homeowners across the US.

As a leader in loan modifications, we strive to help struggling families meet their financial responsibilities and stay in their homes as well as help them address the concerns and complex questions they may have about their home and mortgage. Helping homeowners is what we do!

The Internal Audit Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwenís Internal Audit program at the direction of the Audit Committee. The Internal Audit program is established to ensure that Ocwen has an effective internal controls structure with controls that are properly designed and operating effectively and efficiently. This position is for an experienced internal audit director who enjoys hands-on involvement in planning and executing reviews and in developing a durable internal audit methodology suitable to a fast-paced highly demanding environment.

Candidates for any of the positions below can apply/email at matthew.washburne@ocwen.com.

Director, Internal Audit - IT

Job Functions:
  • Ownership of IT business client relationships
  • Development of audit programs (based on a risk based approach) and management of audit projects that effectively utilize Internal Audit resources throughout the year
  • Monitor progress of multiple simultaneous projects and take necessary action to meet target completion dates and ensure timely completion of audit reports
  • Provide supervision, guidance and training for all auditors
  • Capable of understanding processes and related risks
  • Provide oversight and direction to audit staff on audit engagements which includes, but is not limited to, evaluation of risk assessments, audit work plans, audit programs, audit testing and internal audit reports
  • Performs critical project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of the work of audit teams for multiple concurrent projects
  • Communicate with senior business leaders on audit results and operational risks
  • Communicate regularly with the VP, General Auditor for the purpose of achieving specified Internal Audit goals and objectives
  • Mentor audit staff members and monitor that their work product for conformity with department policies and Auditing Standards established by the Institute of Internal Audit
  • Identify any weaknesses in processes, investigate opportunities for cost savings and recommend and implement changes to strengthen internal controls
  • Ensures professionalism and independence and the constant appearance of professionalism and independence
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís Degree required Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred.
  • CISA certification is preferred Minimum of 15 years of experience in IT Auditing or related field is required.
  • Specialized experience in, and knowledge of:  IT control and security activities including, but not limited to:
    • Regulations impacting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer nonpublic personal information.
    • Business application controls including logical access, application change management, disaster recovery and application processing controls.
    • IT control best practices within key IT infrastructure areas including network and Internet security, application development, IT project management, data center operations and general IT operations.
    • Security measures and auditing practices within various operating systems, databases and ERP systems.
    • IT governance practices including security awareness and IT policies and procedures.
    • Business continuity and disaster recovery best practices and physical security measures.
  • Experience with third party governance and oversight measures.
  • Experience in financial services industry in a highly regulated environment such as mortgage servicing and originations strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years should be related to internal audit process reviews
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional audits
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute audits
  • Strong project management skills, IT and change management experience recommended
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Cross-cultural exposure preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required
  • Ability to travel
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís degree required, advanced degree preferred.
  • CISA certification is preferred.
  • MBA, CPA or Certified Internal Auditor Designation is a plus.
  • Experience in financial services industry in a highly regulated environment such as mortgage servicing and originations strongly preferred. Cross-cultural exposure preferred

Senior Manager, Internal Audit
(Accounting/Treasury/Capital Markets)

The Internal Audit Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwenís Internal Audit program at the direction of the Audit Committee. The Internal Audit program is established to ensure that Ocwen has an effective internal controls structure with controls that are properly designed and operating effectively and efficiently. This position is for an experienced internal audit senior manager who enjoys hands-on involvement in planning and executing reviews and in developing a durable internal audit methodology suitable to a fast-paced highly demanding environment.

Job Functions:
  • Development of audit programs (based on a risk based approach) and management of audit projects that effectively utilize Internal Audit resources throughout the year
  • Monitor progress of multiple simultaneous projects and take necessary action to meet target completion dates and ensure timely completion of audit reports
  • Provide supervision, guidance and training for all auditors
  • Capable of understanding processes and related risks
  • Provide oversight and direction to audit staff on audit engagements which includes, but is not limited to, preparing risk assessments, audit work plans, audit programs, audit testing and internal audit reports
  • Performs critical project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of the work of audit teams for multiple concurrent projects
  • Communicate with senior business leaders on audit results and operational risks
  • Communicate regularly with the VP of Internal Audit and Director for the purpose of achieving specified Internal Audit goals and objectives
  • Mentor audit staff members and monitor that their work product for conformity with department policies and Auditing Standards established by the Institute of Internal Audit
  • Ensure audit staff are conducting monthly follow-up and reporting of outstanding audit issues
  • Identify any weaknesses in processes, investigate opportunities for cost savings and recommend and implement changes to strengthen internal controls
  • Ensures professionalism and independence and the constant appearance of professionalism and independence
Qualifications: (Requirements for the position)
  • Bachelorís degree required
  • MBA, CPA or Certified Internal Auditor Designation is a plus
  • Experience in the Mortgage Servicing industry is strongly preferred
  • Specialized experience auditing Capital Markets and Accounting within the financial services industry
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional audits
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute audits
  • A minimum of 9 yearsí experience, of which at least 5 years should be related to internal audit process reviews
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are required Ability to travel.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Lead IT Auditor, Internal Audit

Responsibilities will include:

The Internal Audit Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwenís internal audit program at the direction of the Audit Committee. The Internal audit program is established to ensure that Ocwen has an effective internal controls structure with controls that are properly designed and operating effectively and efficiently. This position is for an experienced Lead IT Auditor who enjoys hands-on involvement in planning and executing reviews suitable to a fast-paced highly demanding environment.

  • Manage independently and perform IT audits end to end. This includes audit planning, audit fieldwork and reporting and communicating results verbally and in writing to members of senior management.
  • Work with various business unit representatives and IT process owners to review and test internal IT systems and processes.
  • Investigate opportunities for cost savings or process improvements.
  • Prepare and review design documentation and tests of operational effectiveness.
  • Interact with Audit team members in working toward departmental goals. Demonstrate the ability to resolve team conflicts and bring group together to enhance audit results through group planning, feedback, and development skills.
  • Follow up timely on remediation items and prepare periodic reports and track program progress and status of testing.
Key Result Areas:
  • Identify any IT internal control weaknesses in processes, scope for process improvement, recommend and implement changes to strengthen internal controls.
  • Timely completion of IT Audits.
  • Quality deliverables.
Minimum Qualifications: (Requirements for the position)
  • Bachelorís degree required. Higher degree preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in IT audits for large corporations.
  • Knowledge of IT control and security activities including, but not limited to:
    • Knowledge of regulations impacting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer nonpublic personal information.
    • Knowledge of business application controls including logical access, application change management, disaster recovery and application processing controls.
    • Knowledge of IT control best practices within key IT infrastructure areas including network and Internet security, application development, IT project management, data center operations and general IT operations.
    • Knowledge of security measures and auditing practices within various operating systems, databases and ERP systems.
    • Knowledge of IT governance practices including security awareness and IT policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery best practices and physical security measures.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CISA certification is preferred.
  • A CA, CPA or Certified Internal Auditor Designation is a plus.
  • Additional qualifications such as CISSP, other certifications in security, knowledge of SQL scripting are preferred but not required.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Ocwen Financial Corporation, our affiliates and subsidiaries (ďOcwenĒ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ocwen and its affiliated companies recruit and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship and veteran or disability status, or any factors prohibited by law.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Senior Manager, Compliance Testing & Audit

The Senior Manager, Compliance Testing will develop and oversee the activities of the compliance testing group that tests for adherence to the various mortgage servicing requirements of applicable Government Sponsored Entities(GSEs), federal agencies, private investor servicing/subservicing agreements; and validates the implementation of managementís corrective actions in response to compliance reports.  This would include the applicable requirements of Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HUD-FHA and Ginnie Mae. The Senior Manager will be responsible for managing an effective and efficient compliance testing and reporting process, interacting directly with business unit leaders, and executing directives in line with the Compliance Testing Departmentís overall strategic plan. 

Job Functions:
  • Manage a testing team which conducts compliance reviews to assess the effectiveness of various servicing processes compliance with applicable requirements
  • Ensure the testing team collaborates with business units to conduct periodic (i.e. monthly, quarterly, etc.) comprehensive compliance testing based on specific servicing requirements
  • Oversee the process that ensures updating of the compliance testing program for all applicable new servicing requirements
  • Work with Compliance Testing leadership to implement enhancements to the compliance testing framework
  • Provide effective direction to the Manager of the team related to team supervision and execution of testing activities
  • Manage the process that obtains and tracks responses from business units related to compliance issues
  • Monitor and report on the status of business unit action plans
  • Partner with Regulatory Compliance, Legal and Internal Control functions/departments on a regular basis to evaluate compliance issues and business unit corrective action plans
  • Prioritize various ad-hoc requests from internal and external parties and ensure the delivery of accurate and timely responses
  • Develop a staff training program, promote career development, implement a team succession plan and coordinate recruiting efforts
  • Assess workloads and resources, and propose/implement solutions to address any resource or time constraints.
  • Maintain effective working partnerships with business units and senior management
Key Result Areas:
  • Design and ensure the execution of an effective compliance testing program that delivers accurate and timely test result; adapts to changes in compliance requirements and business processes; and aligns with Compliance Testing strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of processes and procedures with respect to compliance testing, including frequency, scope, testing methodologies, reporting and remediation requirements
  • Develop and maintain a testing team of qualified individuals.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís degree required, preferably in a business or finance related field of study
  • 10 years of experience in Compliance, Audit or Quality Control
  • Previous experience in managing an audit or compliance team required
  • Experience in financial services or mortgage loan servicing a plus
  • Ability to effectively design and execute team level strategies to accomplish directives outlined in the Compliance Testing Strategic Plan
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute compliance testing
  • Strong organizational, project management and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional compliance projects

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Senior Manager, Compliance Testing & Audit

The Senior Manager, Compliance Testing & Audit will develop and oversee the activities of the compliance testing group that tests for adherence to the various applicable Making Home Affordable (MHA) program requirements; and validates the implementation of managementís corrective actions in response to MHA Compliance (external) reports.  The Senior Manager will be responsible for managing an effective and efficient compliance testing and reporting process, interacting directly with business unit leaders, and executing directives in line with the Compliance Testing Departmentís overall strategic plan.

Job Functions:
  • Manage a testing team which conducts compliance reviews to assess the effectiveness of various servicing processes compliance with applicable requirements
  • Ensure the testing team collaborates with business units to conduct periodic (i.e. monthly, quarterly, etc.) comprehensive compliance testing based on specific servicing requirements
  • Oversee the process that ensures updating of the compliance testing program for all applicable new servicing requirements
  • Work with Compliance Testing leadership to implement enhancements to the compliance testing framework
  • Provide effective direction to the Manager of the team related to team supervision and execution of testing activities
  • Manage the process that obtains and tracks responses from business units related to compliance issues
  • Monitor the status of business unit action plans and assess whether to put a hold on testing, to allow for remediation actions, and when to reinstate testing
  • Partner with Regulatory Compliance, Legal and Internal Control functions/departments on a regular basis to evaluate compliance issues and business unit corrective action plans
  • Prioritize various ad-hoc requests from internal and external parties and ensure the delivery of accurate and timely responses
  • Develop a staff training program, promote career development, implement a team succession plan and coordinate recruiting efforts
  • Assess workloads and resources, and propose/implement solutions to address any resource or time constraints.
  • Maintain effective working partnerships with business units and senior management 

Key Result Areas:

  • Design and ensure the execution of an effective compliance testing program that delivers accurate and timely test result; adapts to changes in compliance requirements and business processes; and aligns with Compliance Testing strategic initiatives.
  • Ensure the development and maintenance of processes and procedures with respect to compliance testing, including frequency, scope, testing methodologies, reporting and remediation requirements
  • Develop and maintain a testing team of qualified individuals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelorís degree required, preferably in a business or finance related field of study
  • 10 years of experience in Compliance, Audit or Quality Control.  Previous experience in managing an audit or compliance team required.
  • Experience in financial services or mortgage loan servicing a plus.
  • Ability to effectively design and execute team level strategies to accomplish directives outlined in the Compliance Testing Strategic Plan
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute compliance testing
  • Strong organizational, project management and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional compliance projects

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Manager, Compliance Testing Standards & Audit

The Compliance Testing Department is responsible for overseeing Ocwenís mortgage servicing compliance testing program covering federal and state laws and regulations; servicing agreements and standards established with investors; national mortgage settlement requirements; government agency and government sponsored entity servicing standards; and guidelines for the Making Home Affordable Program. This position is for an experienced manager who enjoys hands-on involvement in managing a team that will monitor and/or validate managementís implementation of improvements to internal controls and processes to ensure compliance with the various laws, regulations and standards. This person will also implement and oversee an internal quality assurance program that will assist with the development of Compliance Testing processes and standards; develop and maintain Compliance Testing policies and procedures; and assess testing teamsí compliance with those policies and procedures; and measure the performance of the overall compliance testing program to ensure that the various policies and standards are appropriately designed.

Job Functions:
  • Develop a centralized process that will monitor managementís various actions plans initiated due to noncompliance with laws, regulations and servicing standards; obtain relevant input from the Compliance Testing teams; and interface with other parties engaged in the remediation process, including the Compliance Department, Legal and Operations.
  • Evaluate, in coordination with the Compliance Department, managementís action plans to ensure they will be effective to remediate the deficiencies identified by Compliance Testing.
  • Develop and implement reports that provide the status on managementís action plans.
  • Provide regular updates to senior management, investors and other third party oversight entities on status of managementís action plans.
  • Review the adequacy of the teamís work paper documentation in support of the remediation efforts that are being conducted.
  • Evaluate internal compliance testing programs for completeness in coverage and adherence to testing program requirements
  • Assess the compliance testing process, identify areas needing enhancement, and develop and document appropriate enhancements to policies and procedures
  • Develop a framework for maintaining and periodically updating Compliance Testing policies and procedures
  • Develop and implement an internal quality assurance program to assess adherence to Compliance Testing policies and procedures.
Key Result Areas:
  • Work with various business unit representatives and process owners to enhance internal systems and processes involving compliance controls, including evaluating opportunities to automate existing compliance controls.
  • Communicate results verbally and in writing to members of senior management and external third parties
Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís degree required. Finance or Accounting related discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Compliance, Audit or Quality Control. Experience in a mortgage servicing environment preferred.
  • A MBA, CPA, CIA, or Chartered Accountant designation is a plus.
Desired Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of mortgage servicing compliance or quality control
  • Effective team builder with strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized fashion with attention to details
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex or multi-functional compliance projects
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive interaction with management and work across departmental lines in order to effectively execute compliance testing
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary

Interested Candidates should contact Matthew Washburne - matthew.washburne@ocwen.com


Weaver LLP  (5/6/15)

Originally founded in 1950, Weaver currently has approximately 500 employees and Texas offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland, Odessa and San Antonio. The firm also has an office in Stamford, Connecticut. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. The firm is also ranked the 39th largest firm in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting and the 42nd largest firm by Accounting Today.

Weaver serves a broad range of clients including large national and international companies, public and privately-held businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. In addition to traditional assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides numerous advisory services, including risk advisory; transaction advisory; IT advisory; forensic accounting; litigation support; international; property tax; state and local tax; and wealth management services.

Risk Advisory Services Manager Ė Fort Worth or Dallas

Please email resumes to Kassie Ross at kassie.ross@weaver.com

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assume responsibility for supervising 2-10 staff members on multiple concurrent engagements to ensure they receive direction and resources in the event engagement issues arise
  • Responsible for planning client engagements including scheduling, deploying of resources and exhibits effective project management
  • Demonstrate an understanding of internal audit procedures and protocols as outlined in the IIAís International Professional Practices Framework
  • Identify risk at multiple levels within an organization and evaluate the adequacy of internal controls and monitoring activities in place to mitigate identified risks
  • Design and review internal audit test procedures for operational, financial, and regulatory activities and processes
  • Research and develop audit criteria used in developing an internal audit scope and evaluating existing client processes and practices for a broad range of operational, financial, and regulatory activities and processes
  • Advanced understanding of specific industry requirements, including  oil and gas, manufacturing, distribution and services,  or the ability quickly learn and adapt to an unfamiliar industry
  • Advanced understanding of the financial statement close process and how internal controls impact financial statement preparation and disclosure
  • Advanced understanding of accounting and audit concepts, including internal control theory
  • Responsible for managing engagement economics, managing client expectations, preparing and reviewing reports, developing client prospects, assisting with proposals, employee training, and assigned department management duties
  • Ability to perform a review of the work executed by Associates and Senior Associates for coverage, completeness, accuracy, and technical proficiency
  • Demonstrates the ability to plan, execute, and deliver work independently with limited supervision on large complex engagements
  • Works closely with Senior Managers and Partners to identify and resolve issues encountered in executing engagement objectives through effective and timely communication
  • Takes a leadership role on with staff and clients in directing engagements by actively managing the engagement responsibilities
  • Establish, maintain and build strong relationships and demonstrate effective communication with highest level client personnel
  • Draft internal audit reports and work with Senior Managers and Partners to produce final deliverable reports
  • Work with group leaders to construct an appropriate plan of professional development and take responsibility to ensure that plan is executed
  • Assist in the professional development of Associates and Senior Associates, including mentoring and fieldwork supervision
  • Demonstrates the ability to build networks of contacts and to identify opportunities for cross selling Firm services to clients
  • Assists in preparation of proposals and client fee estimates
Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís degree in Accounting, Masterís degree preferred
  • CIA or CPA (CPA preferred)
  • Past experience in oil and gas or manufacturing would be a positive attribute
  • 4-10 years or more experience in public accounting, industry or a combination of both
  • Advanced understanding of the 2013 COSO internal control framework
  • Advanced understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley, GAAP, GAAS and IIA Standards
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Team orientation and strong interpersonal skills
  • Past experience supervising teams of at least 5-7 employees

Risk Advisory Services Experienced Associate or Senior Associate Ė Fort Worth or Dallas

Please email resumes to Kassie Ross at kassie.ross@weaver.com

Risk Advisory Services Experienced Associate or Senior Associate Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate the ability to execute the documentation initiatives in assigned areas using the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) internal control framework.
  • Begin to demonstrate a familiarity with the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) standards and the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).
  • Develop a thorough understanding of technical accounting literature within the GAAP and SEC hierarchies and is able to research issues and provide management with coherent information on non-routine, complex issues.
  • Obtain an understanding of generally accepted auditing standards and common audit procedures and techniques.
  • Consistently take ownership of small projects and engagements to ensure they are properly planned, executed and completed with assistance from more experienced team members, as necessary.
  • Begin to perform engagement planning in more complex internal audit financial and/or operations areas.
  • Plan and budget engagements and assist in designing engagement-specific audit approach with assistance from experienced staff as necessary.
  • Research accounting treatment for issues on audit engagements, propose solutions and consult with experienced staff as necessary.
  • Work closely with less experienced team members to resolve issues encountered in performance of assignments.
  • Demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments of varying sizes and complexity within given timeframe and budget.
  • Exhibit initiative and sense of responsibility in ensuring follow through of open items and issues through completion.
  • Develop and assist in the training of Associates; create an environment that fosters learning.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan, perform, and deliver work independently with limited supervision on smaller engagements.
  • Begin to demonstrate the ability to supervise multiple staff members on multiple concurrent engagements.
  • Begin to develop knowledge in 1-2 industry niche areas
  • Monitor and supervise progress of Associates, where applicable, and provide performance feedback as needed.
  • Assist in the review of work papers prepared by Associates.
  • Learn and practice effective delegation and utilization of staff.
  • Demonstrate a more than basic understanding of internal controls over financial reporting and other critical financial and/or operational internal audit areas.
  • Begin to demonstrate the ability to assume project management responsibilities including the supervision of 1-3 staff on various projects and ensuring the engagement tasks and objectives are completed accurately and completely and that staff are appropriately utilized.
  • Keep supervisors apprised of assignment status and progress through timely communication.
  • Work with direct report manager to develop an appropriate plan of professional development, professional reading, and CPE, and take responsibility to ensure that plan is achieved.
  • Work diligently towards acquisition of CPA license or CIA certification if not already licensed/certified.
  • Demonstrate a more than basic understanding of the clientís industry, operations, and accounting system.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship and demonstrate effective communication with client personnel at appropriate levels.
  • Maintain appropriate professionalism in client and team interactions.
  • Submit work papers for review that are complete, well organized, and timely.
  • Demonstrate mindfulness of budget and deadline considerations and strive for adherence.
  • Adhere to the Firmís policies and procedures, ACTION philosophy, demonstrate their importance to others, and provide input to management on suggested modifications to Firm policies and procedures as necessary
  • Be familiar with and adhere to relevant ethical requirements of the AICPA, contained in the Code of Professional Conduct, the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy, and the Texas Society of CPAís in discharging their professional responsibilities.
  • Understand and adhere to rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct as stipulated by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelorís degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is preferred.
  • Sufficient coursework to qualify for eligibility to sit for CPA and/or CIA exams
  • More than basic understanding of GAAP, GAAS and IIA standards.
  • Proficient at Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Visio
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Team orientation and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to independently research, learn and adapt to new working environments and industries.
  • CPA, CPA candidate, CIA or CIA candidate (CPA preferred) preferred
  • 2 - 5 years or more of public accounting experience, industry or a combination of public accounting and industry experience (internal audit and/or staff accountant responsibilities).
  • Project Management experience, including supervising 1 to 3 or more individuals.
  • Possess sufficient technical skills to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Greater than basic understanding of the COSO internal control framework, Internal Audit Standards and the Sarbanes Oxley Act and the related requirements of Section 404.
  • Greater than basic understanding of financial reporting, transaction cycles, and business processes.
  • Internal and/or external audit experience with a variety of industries and types of audits. Experience with public companies, oil & gas industry, inventory based businesses, and financial services is a plus.


AAFES  (4/28/15)

Vacancy Number C1-000479-2015
Job Title AUDITOR III
Exchange Location United States - Texas - AAFES Headquarters (Dallas)
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Career Area Audit
Job Description

Provides senior level audit support for verifying accuracy of accounting and statistical data of various departments, divisions, and locations. Leads small scope audits.

Major Duties
  • Evaluates and applies internal control systems using business processes to safeguard assets and ensure economical and efficient use of resources.
  • Reviews store operations to ensure proper fiscal internal and environmental control.
  • Performs financial, operational, compliance, and IT audits for accuracy and compliance with Exchange and governmental guidelines and laws; identifies operational efficiencies and enhancements.
  • Assists in the development of audit reports and recommendations identifying improvements to existing policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Identifies and recommends improvement in risk management controls and implementation of system changes or upgrades.
  • Conducts financial audits to validate accuracy of financial statements, account balances, adjustments, and payments; determines proper accountability of assets through physical counts, inventories, and confirmations.
Work Challenges TDY - Extensive TDY required
TDY - Frequent TDY required
Supervisor No
Job Qualifications

6 years experience in operational, compliance, functional auditing, and/or a minimum of 1 year at the Exchange Auditor II level within the last 5 years.  Minimum of 15 Accounting semester hours required.

Must complete at least 80 hours of continuing professional education every 2 years in accordance with Government Auditing Standards.  At least 24 of the 80 hours must directly relate to government auditing.

Degree (one of):
∑  BACHELORS DEGREE - Required

Major/Minor (one of):
∑  ACCT/BUS ADMIN - Required
∑  AUDIT - Required
∑  BUSINESS - Required
∑  ECONOMICS - Required
∑  FINANCE - Required
∑  MANAGEMENT - Required

Certificate/License (one of):
∑  ACCOUNTANT (CPA) - Preferred
∑  CERT INFO SYS AUDITOR - Preferred
∑  CERTIFIED FRAUD EXAMINER (CFE) - Preferred ∑  CERTIFIED INTERNAL AUDITOR (CIA) - Preferred

Salary Minimum

$70K-90K

Removal Date

15 May 2015

Interested candidates should apply at:
http://odin.aafes.com/EMPLOYMENT/EXCHANGE_EMPLOYMENT/

For additional information, contact:
Kevin J. Iverson, CIA, CFE, CGFM
Director, Audit Division
Army & Air Force Exchange Service
214-312-2465
iversonk@aafes.com


City of Garland  (4/27/15)

City of Garland

STAFF AUDITOR

Summary
Responsible for performing analysis of policies, procedures, financial documents and contracts to ensure accuracy of expenditures, maximization of revenues, efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and compliance with federal, state and local regulations and laws.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  1. Conduct operational and performance audits of procedures used to direct and control City assets, resources, services and products in conformity with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
  2. Verify City's compliance with federal and state rules and regulations, as well as internal policies and guidelines.
  3. Conduct risk assessments and develop audit programs and processes to determine timeline and resources.
  4. Perform comprehensive reviews of controls as it relates to the City's acquisition processes.
  5. Evaluate the effectiveness of City's system of internal controls and efficiency of operations.
  6. Review cost control procedures used for operating expenditures.
  7. Review the system of management controls in place to ensure that vendors and customers are in compliance with contracts.
  8. Provide report of findings and recommendations for corrective measures in areas needing improvement.
  9. Assist with department administration of accounts payable, budget review, meeting set-up, etc.
  10. Assist department with conducting fraud, waste and/or abuse investigations.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Four-year college degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Information Systems
  • 2 years related experience

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelorís degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or Information Systems preferred
  • 2-5 years experience in auditing
  • CPA, CIA, CFE, CGAP or CISA Certification preferred
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Basic knowledge of auditing standards
  • Ability to independently perform audits
  • Ability to analyze various financial and procedural information and documentation
  • Ability to complete projects within required timeline
  • Intermediate skill in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
Licenses and Certifications
  • Valid Class C Texas driver's license
  • CPA, CIA, CFE, CGAP or CISA Certification preferred
Physical Requirements / Work Environment

The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Occasional outside work performed.

To apply online: https://external-garland.icims.com/jobs/4078/staff-auditor/job


Neiman Marcus  (3/27/15)

IS Senior Auditor

Company Overview

Neiman Marcus Stores are located in the most affluent markets in the United States with a presence in Florida, California and Texas. From the finest designer and luxury merchandise for men and women to precious jewelry, beauty and home decor, we offer our customers an impeccable and irresistible array of choices. Since 1907, Neiman Marcus has served our discerning and sophisticated customers with gracious and attentive service.

Job Summary

The Senior Auditor reports directly to the IS Audit Manager and conducts audit planning, designs audit tests, prepares work programs, performs document testing and compiles workpapers with minimal involvement of the IS Audit Manager.  This individual is responsible for identifying and resolving routine audit issues with auditee staff and bringing moderately and highly complex issues to the attention of the auditee management.  The Senior Auditor also provides technical support to Internal Audit staff as needed.

Key Performance Elements:
  • Perform audits in accordance with audit programs under the supervision of the IS Audit Manager.
  • Obtain and analyze evidentiary data through interaction with auditee.
  • Perform SOX testing as it relates to Information Systems general controls.
  • Prepare comprehensive workpapers for each area audited.
  • Plan and execute audits of a simple and moderately complex nature with minimal direction.
  • Prepare detailed audit programs for audited areas.
  • Identify and recommend specific audit tests to be performed to the Audit Manager.
  • Identify control concerns, communicate those concerns to Management in both formal and informal setting and suggest methods for resolving weaknesses.
  • Participate in system development projects under the supervision of the IS Audit Manager to provide assistance to IS Management with establishing proper controls.
  • Prepare written reports of concerns and findings in the areas audited, expressing an opinion on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of controls, transaction processes and auditee job performance.
  • Conduct oral presentations of findings and prepares the initial draft of the audit report.
  • Resolve routine audit issues with auditee staff.
  • Provide technical support to Internal Audit staff as needed.

Requirements

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems
  • CISA certification (or current candidate)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Broad technical background or working knowledge of information technology
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and standards
  • Ability to perform minimal travel
Work Experience:
  • Minimum 2-3 years prior audit experience, with one year Senior Auditor experience
  • IS SOX testing experience
  • Retail industry experience preferred, but not required

Qualified candidates should contact Brandon Webb at Brandon_webb@neimanmarcus.com


Dr Pepper Snapple Group   (3/24/15)

SENIOR CORPORATE AUDITOR
https://dpsg.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1501194&lang=en

Dr Pepper Snapple Group is looking for a Senior Auditor to serve in an integrated audit role.  This role will assist in performing both business process and IT audits across the organization.   

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The Senior Corporate Auditor will work with key audit resources to complete assigned projects on schedule.

  • Assist the Manager or Director of Corporate Audit in performing company-wide annual risk assessments and preparation and execution of the annual audit plan
  • Responsible for conducting complex audits, assisting in the performance of critical project management duties including supervising staff auditors,  planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing, reporting the work of audit teams, and providing expertise in auditing standards and performance criteria
  • Perform assignments related to operational auditing, IT auditing, financial auditing, and SOX compliance for an SEC public reporting company
  • Participate in special assignments as deemed necessary by the Manager or Director of Corporate Audit and management
  • Maintain corporate audit independence and objectivity in all assignments while developing and maintaining effective and value-adding business partnerships;
  • Prepare audit reports using sound writing skills
  • Ensure that recommendations are clearly presented to and agreed to by management and that a subsequent audit report is issued promptly
  • Ensure that all agreed recommendations are subsequently implemented
  • Stay abreast of best practices and provide conduit for introducing those practices to the company
  • Position involves travel for up to 30-35 percent of the time, including international travel
PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES
Analytical Rigor Decision Making Skills
Information Monitoring Communication
Work Standards Applied Learning
Tenacity Strategic Decision Making
Change Management Building Partnerships
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor degree in finance or accounting from an accredited college or university
  • Three years audit experience
    • One year of supervisory experience
    • Two yearsí experience in public accounting (preferably Big 4) or Fortune 500 corporation
    • One year SOX 404 requirements/risk assessment methodologies
    • One year experience working with SEC publicly traded companies
  • CPA or CIA candidacy required

Qualified applicants may apply online at or apply online at https://dpsg.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1501194&lang=en. Please contact Sheryl Gallagher (Sheryl.gallagher@dpsg.com), Recruiting Coordinator, with any questions.


Accudyne Industries  (3/19/15)

Internal Auditor Ė USA

Purpose

Primary auditor for USA based entities. Plans, performs, and reports on internal audits primarily for USA entities but also for international entities as needed. Provide support to Corporate Internal Audit office and other foreign based auditors (primarily remotely). Performs special projects and assists with investigations. Reports to USA based Internal Audit Manager.

Required
  • 7+ yearsí experience, including significant audit experience
  • Accounting, Finance, or related degree
  • Ability to travel 50% independently to USA entities and international entities as needed
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to complete assigned work accurately and completely by required due date
  • High integrity
  • Critical thinking and ability to multi-task
  • Strong work ethic
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work well with audit clients and global audit team members from different cultures and nationalities
  • Confidence in presenting and discussing audit findings and recommendations for improvement with local Controller, General Manager, and other local Executive staff
  • Flexibility and adaptability in assisting in development of new internal audit department, rapidly changing new organization, and business environment
  • Detailed problem-solving ability to identify route cause and recommendations for improvement
  • Maintain composure at all times
  • Ability to quickly understand various client accounting systems and processes to identify areas for improvement
  • Full Professional English Fluency, verbal and written
  • Strives for continuous personal, department, and Company improvement
  • Promptly communicates significant issues and writes clear, concise, and complete audit reports in English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, ERP (preferably Hyperion and JDE) Internet, etc.
Strongly Preferred
  • CIA, CPA, CMA or other equivalent audit or accounting professional certification
  • Full professional French or Castilian / Spanish fluency, verbal and written
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Work experience with Western companies or understanding of Western business practices including SOX
  • Combination of internal audit, external audit, and accounting

Qualified candidates may forward their CV/resume to: David.Martinez@Accudyneindustries.com.


Stinnett & Associates  (3/18/15)

ASSOCIATE

Stinnett & Associates Overview

Stinnett & Associates helps companies manage risk and improve performance to operate better, smarter, faster.

We are a professional advisory firm that strives to maximize value for public and private organizations. We partner with clients and regard ourselves as an extension of their business operations, rather than outside consultants. Our services are designed to be integrated with a companyís key business activities to help streamline processes, reduce costs, and enhance controls.

Founded in 2001, Stinnett & Associates is a certified Womenís Business Enterprise with offices in Dallas, Houston, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, and Tulsa. We currently serve a broad cross-section of clients, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies with global operations. We are passionate about client service and have strong retention rates for both clients and team members. Our steady growth is largely due to satisfied client referrals and project expansion for existing clients. Working toward efficient solutions, we have a reputation for ďdoing the right thing.Ē

Examples of our specialties include:  Outsource and Co-source Internal Audit, Information Technology, Business Process Improvement, Fraud and Forensics, Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance Risk and Compliance, Risk Consulting, Business Continuity Planning, and Cost Recovery.

Position

As Stinnett & Associates continues to grow, we seek professionals with strong backgrounds, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to help our clients and team members succeed.

The Associate will work closely with project managers and team members to provide professional services to the firmís clients.  This individual will assist in the execution of specific client audits while helping to ensure the timeliness and quality of these efforts.  He or she will conduct client interviews, document processes, execute audit test plans, and document test results.

Duties will include assisting with the planning of and participation in a variety of accounting, operational and construction related internal audits, along with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance engagements and various special projects including business process improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct client interviews and process walkthroughs, draft process narratives, and perform testing procedures in accordance with the firmís standards and procedures.
  • Monitor and assess client business control environments and identify changes or exceptions.
  • Work with sense of urgency and the ability to shift focus as needed throughout the day.
  • Complete audit work papers as directed, clear any management comments in a timely manner, vet findings and observations with appropriate client contacts, and clearly articulate findings and observations to teammates and Stinnett management.
  • Work closely with Stinnett management to identify potential process improvements and effective business processes, including best practices and internal control approaches.
  • Maintain regular, timely communication with Stinnett management and teammates regarding project status, project issues, and resource availability.
  • Remain cognizant of time budgets and promptly communicate overages or project delays to Stinnett management. 
  • Interact with clients in a professional, confident manner, including actively participating in client meetings. 
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, knowing when to ask for help.
  • Position can be based in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Tulsa or Oklahoma City.  Travel is estimated at 25-30%.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1 Ė 3 yearsí experience in accounting, preferably public accounting or internal audit.
  • Prior experience within the oil and gas industry is helpful.
  • A Bachelorís degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Working towards professional certifications such as CPA and CIA is helpful but not required.
  • Some experience in assessing internal controls, risks, and business processes, as well as developing audit programs to address those assessments.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently, occasionally with minimal supervision. 
  • Possess integrity, good business principles, and strong work ethic.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Accomplished in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Data analytics experience in ACL or IDEA is a plus, but not required.
Other

Stinnett & Associates offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience, an employee incentive bonus program, and comprehensive benefits to support a positive work life balance.  Relocation assistance is not available.
 
Stinnett & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are also committed to achieving full equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, national origin, politics, marital status, physical disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation.
 
Qualified applicants may apply in confidence online at www.stinnett-associates.com.  Questions, please contact Michael Hardwick at michael.hardwick@stinnett-associates.com.


SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Stinnett & Associates Overview

Stinnett & Associates helps companies manage risk and improve performance to operate better, smarter, faster.

We are a professional advisory firm that strives to maximize value for public and private organizations. We partner with clients and regard ourselves as an extension of their business operations, rather than outside consultants. Our services are designed to be integrated with a companyís key business activities to help streamline processes, reduce costs, and enhance controls.

Founded in 2001, Stinnett & Associates is a certified Womenís Business Enterprise with offices in Dallas, Houston, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, and Tulsa. We currently serve a broad cross-section of clients, including Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies with global operations. We are passionate about client service and have strong retention rates for both clients and team members. Our steady growth is largely due to satisfied client referrals and project expansion for existing clients. Working toward efficient solutions, we have a reputation for ďdoing the right thing.Ē

Examples of our specialties include:  Outsource and Co-source Internal Audit, Information Technology, Business Process Improvement, Fraud and Forensics, Sarbanes-Oxley, Governance Risk and Compliance, Risk Consulting, Business Continuity Planning, and Cost Recovery.

Position

As Stinnett & Associates continues to grow, we seek professionals with strong backgrounds, excellent communication skills, and a willingness to help our clients and team members succeed.

The Senior Associate will work closely with project managers and team members to provide professional services to the firmís clients.  This individual will assist in the execution of specific client audits while helping to ensure the timeliness and quality of these efforts.  He or she will conduct client interviews, document processes, execute audit test plans, and document test results.

Duties will include assisting with the planning of and participation in a variety of accounting, operational and construction related internal audits, along with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance engagements and various special projects including business process improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct client interviews and process walkthroughs, document process narratives, draft risk control matrices, create and execute testing procedures, document test results, and draft audit reports in accordance with the firmís standards and procedures.
  • Work with a sense of urgency and the ability to shift focus as needed throughout the day.
  • Complete audit work papers as directed, clear comments in a timely manner, vet findings and observations with appropriate client contacts, and clearly articulate findings and observations to teammates and Stinnett management.
  • Review audit work to verify testing has been completed and documented appropriately.
  • Lead projects from start to finish, which may include coordinating project resources, setting clear priorities and deadlines for resources and self, leading project meetings, overseeing project deliverables, and communicating results and findings to Stinnett management.
  • Work closely with Stinnett management to identify potential process improvements and present results to clients.
  • Assist Stinnett management in consulting with clients on effective business processes, including best practices and internal control approaches.
  • Maintain regular, timely communication with Stinnett management and teammates regarding project status, project issues, and resource availability.
  • Remain cognizant of time budgets and promptly communicate overages or project delays to Stinnett management.
  • Interact with clients in a professional, confident manner, including actively participating in client meetings.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills, knowing when to ask for help.
  • Position can be based in Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Tulsa or Oklahoma City.  Travel is estimated at 25-30%.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3Ė5 yearsí experience in accounting, preferably public accounting or internal audit.
  • Prior experience within the oil and gas industry is preferred.
  • A Bachelorís degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • Working towards professional certifications such as CPA and CIA is helpful but not required.
  • Experience in assessing internal controls, risks, and business processes, as well as developing audit programs to address those assessments.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess integrity, good business principles, and strong work ethic.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Accomplished in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Data analytics experience in ACL or IDEA is a plus, but not required.
Other

Stinnett & Associates offers an excellent compensation package including salary commensurate with experience, an employee incentive bonus program, and comprehensive benefits to support a positive work life balance.  Relocation assistance is not available.

Stinnett & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are also committed to achieving full equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, religion, color, gender, national origin, politics, marital status, physical disability, age, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Qualified applicants may apply in confidence online at www.stinnett-associates.com.  Questions, please contact Michael Hardwick at michael.hardwick@stinnett-associates.com.


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