eNews .::. October 2011

The President’s Letter

Greetings Dallas Chapter of the IIA and thank you for an excellent start to the 2011/12 chapter year at our first meeting on September 1. Our attendance was up 30% over our average monthly attendance last year, which is outstanding. The Officer Team and I shared your excitement and hope to see the same or greater turnout for our next monthly meeting.

For our October meeting, we will move our venue north to the Plano Centre on Thursday, October 6, 2011. This is a meeting you will surely not want to miss, as our featured Luncheon and Post-Meeting speaker will be the renowned Clint Swindall. Clint will address the topics of “Engaged Leadership” at the Luncheon session and “Living for the Weekday” at the Post-Meeting session. Clint is a well-known professional speaker who has travelled the world covering leadership topics in a very entertaining and inspirational style. We are very grateful to Clint speak to the Dallas Chapter and I’m sure we’ll all leave motivated and informed.

Our October program is high-powered in our other offerings as well. Our CAST meeting will feature John Morgan, Principal of Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte, who will cover Report Writing. Our Pre-Meeting will feature Tommy Gonzalez, the City Manager of Irving, who will continue our leadership theme with the presentation topic, “Innovative Leadership and Decision Making”. Tommy is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army and has an impressive public service background – including overseeing a $500 million city budget and over 2,000 Irving city employees. Finally, our CAE Spotlight, which we started last meeting, will feature Monica Frazer, VP of Internal Audit at Baylor Healthcare System, who will briefly cover the Healthcare Industry and a background of her team and best practices at Baylor.

In closing, thank you again for your excellent turnout at the September meeting and let’s set a goal to beat that number at the October meeting. Our Leadership topic/theme meetings are usually our highest rated, so please register early for what looks to be a great program in October!

Sincerely,
Brian Amend
2011/12 President – Dallas IIA
president@dallasiia.org

October Meeting
Thursday the 6th
Plano Centre

Leadership and Communications Month

Please note the registration deadline this month is a day early, Thursday September 29, 2011.

Meeting 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Registration begins at 11:30pm

Engaged Leadership
Clint Swindall, CEO, Verbalocity, Inc.

Objectives: During great times, employee engagement is needed to help an organization thrive. During tough times, employee engagement is required to help an organization survive. With just over one in four employees engaged on the job, the key to success lies in the ability to build a culture to overcome employee disengagement.

This session will provide a forum for participants to discuss and share approaches to how:

  • Directional Leaders should build a consensus for the vision
  • Motivational Leaders should inspire employees to pursue the vision
  • Organizational Leaders should develop a team to realize the vision

Clint Swindalll is the president and CEO of Verbalocity, Inc., a personal development company with a focus on leadership enhancement. These solutions include leadership development programs, training, speaking and general consulting.

As a professional speaker, Clint travels the world delivering high-content speeches and training in an entertaining and inspirational style to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and trade associations. His clients include 7-Eleven, American Express, BMW, Hallmark Gold Crown, Valero Energy Corporation, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and Uno Chicago Grill.

Clint enjoys the challenge of enhancing employee engagement for his clients by delivering programs based on his book entitled Engaged Leadership: Building a Culture to Overcome Employee Disengagement (John Wiley & Sons, 2007 and 2011). He recognizes that a culture of employee engagement is a two-way road, and that true engagement comes when leaders and employees are both doing their part. In addition to working with leaders to build a culture to overcome employee disengagement, Clint addresses the employee’s role in his follow-up book entitled Living for the Weekday: What Every Employee and Boss Needs to Know about Enjoying Work and Life (John Wiley & Sons, 2010).

He is the recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional designation. Less than 10% of speakers worldwide who belong to the National Speakers Association and the International Federation for Professional Speakers hold this designation.  As a professional speaker, trainer and leadership consultant, he has delivered his programs throughout the United States, Canada, South America, Mexico, Bermuda, and The Bahamas.

1 Hour Continuing Education


CAE Spotlight 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Registration begins at 11:30pm

Healthcare
Monica Frazer, CPA, Vice President of Internal Audit Baylor Health Care System

Objective: This presentation will provide insight into the best practices, organizational structure and types of audits performed by an Internal Audit department within the healthcare industry.

Monica Frazer is the Vice President of Internal Audit at Baylor Health Care System in Dallas.  Ms. Frazer is responsible for all internal audit activities for the company.  Internal Audit is focused on the internal controls of business processes and operational improvements.  Audit activities are focused on the reliability of financial reporting, assessing risks and the controls to mitigate those risks in business processes and deterring and investigating fraud.  Ms. Frazer is also responsible for leading the enterprise risk assessment.  Baylor Health Care owns and operates hospitals across the Dallas / Ft. Worth Metroplex.  Baylor has over 3,000 licensed beds and over 20,000 employees.

Ms. Frazer has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Accounting from Texas A&M University.


CAST Meeting 10:30am - 11:30am
Registration begins at 10:00am

Report Writing
John Morgan, CIA, Principal Enterprise Risk Services at Deloitte

Objectives:  The ability to write clear and concise audit reports is an essential skill for any Auditor.  The presentation will focus on how to efficiently build and effective audit report the first time.  Mr. Morgan will tie the internal audit reporting process to the audit execution process and demonstrate how the report is developed throughout the audit delivery process.  He will also share successful practices for you to consider and take back to your own internal audit organizations.

John Morgan is a principal in the Deloitte & Touche Dallas office, where he provides leadership in serving internal audit clients in Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, as well as many clients of D&T’s national Enterprise Risk Services practice. John is a seasoned internal audit professional with more than 30 years of experience with risk assessments, control processes, and auditing critical business practices.

Prior to joining Deloitte & Touche in 1998, John was part of the management team of the internal audit department of Progress Energy (then Carolina Power & Light or “CP&L”) in Raleigh, North Carolina. His organization at Progress Energy was recognized as a leading-edge, full-service internal audit function performing financial, construction, operational, IT, corporate compliance, and environmental health and safety audits for a diversified customer base. The internal audit department’s achievements were recognized by the IIA’s Research Foundation in its 1996 publication, Enhancing Internal Auditing through Innovative Practices, and in the Foundation’s 1997 publication, Control Model Implementation – Best Practices.  John’s career also includes experience with TECO Energy, City of Tampa, and Arthur Young LLP.

John also consults with many internal audit organizations in the areas of risk assessment, audit methodology, leading practices, leverage technology, professional development and business controls education. He has performed numerous Strategic Assessments and Quality Assurance Reviews of internal audit organizations.

John is an honors graduate of the University of Florida and a certified internal auditor. He is a member of the IIA and has served as vice chairman of the International Editorial Policy Committee, a member of the IIA International Quality Committee, and has serves on the International membership committee. John has taught operational auditing for the IIA, has published articles, and frequently speaks at professional conferences on the subjects of best practices, COSO, business control education, and control self-assessment.

1 Hour Continuing Education


Pre-Meeting 10:30am - 11:30am
Registration begins at 10:00am

Innovative Leadership and Decision Making
Tomas (Tommy) Gonzalez, City Manager, City of Irving

Objectives:  Mr. Gonzalez will share his strategies and success tactics learned from over 20 years in the military and municipal government.

Tommy Gonzalez was appointed Irving City Manager in May 2006, and oversees a $500 million city budget and more than 2,000 city employees.

Under Mr. Gonzalez’s leadership, Irving became the first city in Texas to adopt the use of Lean Six Sigma to find breakthrough improvements in the services provided to residents, visitors and the business community. The City of Irving has saved more than $30 million and thousands of hours in productivity. Through the use of Lean Six Sigma methodologies, $12 million was saved and an additional $18 million was saved in their energy contract negotiations, which utilized the Lean Six Sigma process.

The City of Irving has also received a double AAA bond rating from Moody and Standard & Poor's for the last two years. In 2011, Irving was the first city in Texas to win the Texas Award for Performance Excellence from the Texas Quality Foundation.

In a relatively short amount of time, the city’s appearance has experienced a facelift with corridor enhancements, the removal of substandard structures and strengthened code enforcement. Moreover, Irving has realized a historical crime rate decrease for three consecutive years which includes a 31% reduction in violent crime below the five-year average.

Prior to joining the City of Irving, Gonzalez was Assistant City Manager in Dallas, City Manager of Harlingen, and served in a number of positions with the City of Lubbock, including Deputy City Manager.

Gonzalez has served in the U.S. Army for 22 years and has achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. During his time in the U.S. Army, Gonzalez has been deployed throughout the world to maximize his civil affairs officer status.

He earned a master’s degree in public administration from Texas Tech University and a bachelor’s degree from Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico. In addition to his traditional degrees, Gonzalez also holds a black belt in Lean Six Sigma from University of Texas at Austin.

Gonzalez considers his greatest accomplishment to be his beautiful family – wife Sandy and sons Sagen and Sager.

1 Hour Continuing Education


Post-Meeting 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Living for the Weekday
Clint Swindall, CEO, Verbalocity, Inc.

Objectives:  The organizational costs of employee disengagement are staggering and Leaders must build a culture to overcome employee disengagement. However, in order for a culture of engagement to develop, employees must do their part on this two-way road by changing how they see their professional life and personal life coming together.

This session will provide a forum for participants to discuss and share approaches to:

  • five aspects of life must be intertwined to bring about true life happiness
  • simple steps can be taken to add to a culture of employee engagement
  • what we can do immediately to enhance our professional and personal lives

See the Lunch Session for Clint's biography.

1 Hour Continuing Education


Meeting Location

Plano Centre
2000 East Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074


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Preferred Method:

Place and confirm your reservation via the web site at http://www.dallasiia.org/Reserve_1011.htm.

Contact:
Pamela Krakosky
reservations@dallasiia.org

May 2015 Social Meeting Prices:

  • Dallas IIA Member $55
  • Other IIA Member or Non-member $65

NO WALK-INs will be allowed. Price includes up to 2 CPE and game ticket; there is no prorated price for attending just one of the meeting day sessions.

Reservations & Payment must be received by 5:00 PM on Thursday, September 29, 2011.

Chapter News

CIA Programs

CIA Review Course

The Fall CIA Review Course, led by Dr. Glen Sumners, will be held October 7-10, 2011 at the UT Dallas School of Management.  Registration information will be available this summer.  See website at http://dallasiia.org/Certifications.htm for updated registration information.

Honoring Dallas Chapter New CIA’s and CCSA’s

Dallas Chapter Members completing their examination requirements in January – March of 2011 were honored on at the September 1st Dallas Chapter Luncheon. Congratulations to the following CIA’s:
 

Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®)
Jay Alloju
Darin Benck
Courtney Black
Jeffrey Emerick
Jonathan Fernandez
Kiyo Howard
Angie Jin
Jeffrey Littlejohn
Kari Martin
Jami Odle
Rendi Owens
Hye Cheong Pang
Scott Perdue
Jason Pritchard
Nicholas Rae
Kevin Rohrbach
Angela Yu Shou
Vinu Simon
Michael Winters
Certification in Control Self-Assessment® (CCSA®)
Jason Pritchard    

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: I haven’t received my certificate yet – where is it?
A: The IIA sends out certificates to a Dallas Chapter representative each quarter.  Those passing the exam between  July and September 2011 should be received around November 2011.

If you do not receive your certificate by the above dates, contact the IIA’s certification department: certification@theiia.org, or call +1-407-937-1100.  In many instances, certificates are not received until the experience and education requirements are met.
Q: How do I register for the exam?
A: For more information, please visit the IIA’s website at http://www.theiia.org/certification/.

Membership Updates

The Dallas IIA Chapter would like to extend a warm welcome to our new members who joined the Chapter since August 2011:

August 2011 New Members
Antonina delCastillo
Carrie Padinha
Chelsea Boothe
Cherie Cummings
Christopher Parsons
Craig West
Daniel Graham
Daniel Cohen
Darlene Richardson
Deanna Bonjione-Liu
Joel Gregory
Joy Cortez
Kathryn McCormack
Kristine Hockaday
Lamin Janneh
Mallory Wesner
Matt Parkerson
Matthew Hartsook
Michael Ryles
Nathaniel Barrett
Paige Westhoff
Peter McLean
Sarwat Haider
Tahseen Choonawala
Taylor Leibson
Vivian Lynae McClean
Wei Qian
William Stoehner
Ziad Aldahhan

Please look for the monthly eNews (electronic newsletters) as a source of information for future events within the Dallas Chapter and other internal audit related news. If you have any questions regarding your membership or need additional information about the Dallas Chapter, please feel free to contact the Membership Chair (membership@dallasiia.org).


Build For Tomorrow: The IIA's Call for Volunteers 2012-2013

With 170,000 members in 165 countries, The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is a volunteer-driven professional association that provides dynamic leadership for the global profession of internal auditing. We value our volunteers and the contributions they make toward building for tomorrow.

Our volunteers are dedicated, knowledgeable, talented, and valued by The IIA and The IIA Research Foundation. If you have a desire to contribute to The IIA’s ongoing development of new products, services, and guidance for the profession, you are encouraged to learn more about our volunteer opportunities at the local, regional, and international levels.

Currently, The IIA is seeking qualified members who are willing to serve in the following positions:

  • International Officers
  • Institute Directors
  • North American Directors (North American Board)
  • The IIA Research Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Members for 15 Committees
  • District Advisors (North America)
  • District Representatives (North America)

Nominations for 2012-2013 must be received by November 4, 2011. Forms received after that date will be considered for the 2013-2014 service year. If you are elected or appointed to serve, your term will begin in April 2012 (North America) or July 2012.

Volunteer Leaders must be members of The IIA. Log in now at www.theiia.org/theiia/iia-leadership/call-for-volunteers to learn more details about this year’s Call for Volunteers and to complete a nomination form.


Report Your Speaking and Writing

It's time again for the survey to determine which IIA Dallas Chapter members have submitted articles or spoken since July 1, 2011.  Each speaking engagement on internal auditing that a Dallas Chapter member completes will earn the Chapter 1 credit per CPD hour.  Each full article, Roundtable article, Fraud Finding, etc. submitted that meets basic editorial guidelines will earn 5 credits. For each full article published 20 credits are earned.  Each internal audit related article published in any other trade or professional journal that is authored by a chapter member is 5 credits.

To report your writing and speaking go to http://dallasiia.org/Speaking.htm and complete the provided form by September 30, 2011.

Seminars

Save on IIA Seminars in Dallas This October

IIA Seminars are coming to Dallas, October 4 – 8, 2011. We know that budgets are tight and travel costs are limited, so, we’re excited to offer 14 of our most popular seminars in Dallas.

Log in and Register TODAY or call an IIA Customer Service Representative at +1-407-937-1111.

Don’t Forget …
Attend the next Dallas Chapter meeting and you may be eligible to win a free IIA CIA Learning System valued at US $745! The IIA’s CIA Learning System is an interactive print and Web-based program that teaches the entire CIA exam syllabus in an interactive and convenient format. It is the first CIA preparation program offering content and questions that are aligned with the IPPF. For more information or to try a free demo, visit www.LearnCIA.com.

Employment Opportunities

Brinker International  (9/8/11)

Financial Auditor

Overview

An ideal role for individuals with a passion for:

  • learning key business concepts and considerations;
  • analyzing complex and varied aspects of the business;
  • helping organizations become more efficient and effective and
  • effectively managing relationships and communication to deliver valued results.

This position would spend approximately 60% of their time on the Financial Reporting and Control Environment, including Sarbanes Oxley requirements. The remaining 40% of the individual’s time would be spent on special projects for the Accounting, Finance and Operations functions.

Primary Duties
  • Assist in managing the Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program, including participation in the testing of internal controls and tracking of issues and action plans globally
  • Ensure that the key controls are documented, communicated, and operated in compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley regulatory requirements
  • Work with IT and Business Units to assist in the identification of weaknesses and the definition of solutions and corrective actions
  • Assists and/or leads as required in the planning, organizing and execution of financial, operational and compliance audits
  • May assist internal audit management with the development of risk-focuses on significant business risk exposures, improvement opportunities, as well as financial and compliance risks
  • Performs and leads the execution of audit procedures, including identifying issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures
  • Conducts interviews, reviews documents, composes summary memos and prepares detailed workpapers
  • Analyze trends and issues with data collected and effectively communicate to appropriate personnel
  • Support external auditors with financial audit and testing of internal controls
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned
Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related degree.
Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), preferred.
Three to five years prior audit or accounting experience required.
Practical knowledge of processes, risks and internal controls.
Thorough understanding of audit methodology and process (e.g., COSO and GAAS).
PC proficiency in MSOffice applications (Excel, Word, etc.).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate succinctly and effectively with operating and executive management.
Strong analytical, deductive and problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Retail or restaurant operations experience a plus.
Ability to travel up to 25%.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Interested individuals should send their resumes to Helen Logan at  Helen.Logan@brinker.com


Riddle & McGrath  (8/26/11)

VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNAL AUDIT

A private search is being conducted for a  Vice President of Internal Audit for a respected service provider located in the Dallas area.  The position reports to the CEO as well as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board and as such will be part of top management and the management process.  The successful candidate will provide leadership for the internal audit function of a mid-size public company to include the development of a professional internal audit plan, managing the execution and communicating the results of audits, and resolving audit findings.  Other responsibilities include leading all Sarbanes/Oxley efforts and building a small staff of capable audit professionals.

Candidates should be internal audit professionals with at least 5 to 10 years of internal audit experience with a public accounting firm and/or public corporation.  They should also be experienced with the application of Sarbanes/Oxley to the internal audit function.  Experience in a particular industry is not as important as the right skill set and cultural fit.  A college degree is required, accounting major preferred, as well as a CPA.  Masters degree a plus and CIA desired.

Compensation will be flexible for the right person.  Approximate base salary in the $120,000 to $140,000 range plus bonus and equity opportunity.

Contact: 

Patrick McGrath
Principal
Riddle & McGrath, LLC
Pat.McGrath@Riddle-McGrath.com


Novation  (8/26/11)

Novation is the industry's leading health care contracting services company that delivers unmatched savings and value to the members of VHA and University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC, two national health care alliances that service more than 2,400 health care organizations nationwide. By combining scale and agility with clinical and product expertise, Novation offers the most extensive range of advanced contracting services.

Senior Auditor
Location:  Dallas, TX

Job Summary:

In this position, you will work in a team-oriented environment to improve our customers' bottom-lines. You will be responsible for identifying, quantifying, and recovering administrative fees and rebates, continuously monitoring unexpected variances and working on other corporate projects.

Responsibilities:
  • Identify, quantify and analyze data to collect missing fees and rebates
  • Manage execution of audit engagements
  • Review workpapers and supervise staff during audit engagements
  • Assist in the preparation and provide support to Sr. Management and business teams for discussions and negotiations with suppliers
  • Work with Healthcare suppliers to reconcile contract eligibility to minimize reporting errors
Qualifications:
  • Accounting, Finance or Systems Degree required. Masters degree, a plus.
  • 3-5 years of public or contract compliance audit experience
  • Financial certification eligibility preferred (CIA, CISA, CPA or CFE)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word
  • Advanced data mining experience is preferred (SQL, Brio Query, Business Objects, ACL, IDEA)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Developed sense of professional skepticism
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must possess excellent presentation/communication skills
  • Proactive in approach to work, adaptable, and a team player
  • Ability to travel 20-30%….

VHA, Novation and Provista are committed to equal employment opportunity. We offer a drug-free work environment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law. Equal employment opportunity includes hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotions and termination.

Novation offers an exceptional employee benefits package

Interested parties please submit your resume via email to Tim Reiter at treiter@vha.com


Dr. Pepper Snapple Group  (8/26/11)

The Audit Specialist will execute detailed fraud reviews based on continuous monitoring, risk assessment and overall planning procedures performed.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing the company’s approach and overall program related to fraud
  • Conduct fraud investigations on an ad hoc basis as identified by the company
  • Assist in implementing a continuous auditing and fraud monitoring program
  • Execution of assignments related to fraud aspect of operational auditing, financial auditing, and SOX compliance
  • Maintain corporate audit independence and objectivity in all assignments while developing and maintaining effective and a constructive relationship that aligns with the business.
  • Assist in the developing and executing of corporate audit procedures, schedules, priorities and programs for achieving audit objectives and goals
  • Participate in special assignments as deemed necessary by the Director/Manager of Corporate Audit and management
  • Stay abreast of best practices and provide conduit for introducing those practices to the company’s business units and processes

Requirements

Experience:
  • 4- 6 years of accounting and auditing experience in a fraud auditor/analyst role with at least 1 year of public accounting  in a forensics investigation capacity is required
  • Experienced with fraud detection, prevention and risk assessment methodologies
  • Information systems audit experience a plus
Education:
  • Bachelor or Masters Degree with an emphasis in accounting, information systems or finance.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation is required, CPA and/or CIA/CISA is preferred
Skills:
  • Proficient in data analysis software (ACL, IDEA etc.)
  • Proficient in applying data mining techniques and Computer assisted auditing techniques (CAATS) as part of audit procedures
  •  Experience acquiring and analyzing data stored on electronic media
  • SAP Experience a plus
  • Demonstrated team skills
  • Demonstrates initiative, innovation and drive for results
  • Takes accountability for controlling the scope of assignments
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate the implementation of corrective action
  • Ability to persuade business partners and key stakeholders on controls and process enhancements
  • Ability to interview senior personnel/management during investigations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work in all types of environments, including manufacturing plants and distribution centers
  • Willing to travel to locations throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada (approx. 50%)

Interested Candidates should go to https://dpsg.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=47865


NTTA  (8/26/11)

Asst. Director Internal Audit

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

The purpose of the position is to manage assigned staff and assist in providing recommendations that improve internal controls, add value and/or create greater efficiencies with respect to operations, compliance, reporting, etc.  This position is responsible for evaluating and rating assigned staff.  Employees in this classification are responsible for managing and participating in audits that are completed in accordance with the annual audit work plan and IIA standards  All assigned work will be completed in an effective, professional, and timely manner. This position is also responsible for reviewing audit work including reports and planning, coordinating, executing activities that support the overall audit function, establishing effective audit policies and procedures, handling multiple priorities, completing a variety of projects at all phases of the process, and assisting with special projects and requests as assigned.

Essential Functions
  • Assists with the supervision and review of the work performed by the internal audit staff and consultants, and identifies areas of improvement.
  • Day to day responsibility, mentoring, and management of staff performing internal audits.
  • Advises management on appropriate systems controls and other account and operational matters.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information obtained during the execution of job responsibilities.
  • Keep abreast of all relevant pronouncements, changes, etc., and evaluate their impact or potential impact on the Authority.
  • Perform all other tasks and special projects as requested by Director and/or Executive Management.
  • Assists with the development of the department budget related to assigned staff.

Description of Minimum Job Requirements

Formal Education:  Work requires specialized knowledge in a professional or technical field.  Work requires professional level of knowledge of a discipline equivalent to that which is acquired in a Masters degree-level of study, P.E., Law Degree, CPA.
Experience:  Over nine years experience.
Supervision:  Work requires supervising and monitoring performance for a regular group of employees or department including providing input on hiring/disciplinary actions and work objectives/effectiveness, performance evaluations, and realigning work as needed.  A first line supervisor typically performs these functions.

Certification & Other Requirements
  • Valid driver's license
  • Previous experience with day to day responsibility, mentoring, and management of staff.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, along with excellent technical and comprehensive abilities.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including: knowledge of Excel and other spreadsheet programs, and the ability to quickly assimilate knowledge of Authority’s computer systems used into the development of audit practices and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as exercise discretion in matters of a sensitive and confidential nature.
  • Ability to apply analytical and interpretive skills to problem solving.
  • Interpersonal skills to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.  Additionally, ability to identify items of a sensitive nature.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Professional customer service and leadership skills.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently.
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player who views his/her role as “value added” while improving overall operations.
  • Strong project management, government accounting/analysis, or fund accounting experience a plus.
  • Requires either current or obtaining within six months of starting in position a certification applicable to job (i.e. CIA, CPA, PMI, CMA, etc.).
  • Preference given to individuals having IT audit experience.

Starting salary range is $82,752.00 - $107, 577.00 and candidates should apply online at www.ntta.org/AboutUs/Jobs/CurrentOpenings.html


Tenet  (8/9/11)

Manager, Audit Services - #1105013791

Tenet, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals and numerous related health care services. Our mission is to be recognized for our commitment to our people and partners who provide quality, innovative care to the patients we serve in our communities. It's a spirit you can experience first-hand and it's a philosophy that can enhance your own approach to health care and your career goals.

Description:

The Manager, Audit Services position was established to assist management in identifying, analyzing and managing risks and opportunities, including:

  • Assisting with periodic risk analyses to facilitate identification of audit projects.
  • Development of project-level plans based on overall risk assessment results.
  • Conducting work in the field and in the office to accomplish audit objectives identified during risk analyses.
  • Conducting audit follow-up activities.
  • Communicating results of audit projects to management and operations personnel directly involved with department projects, and as requested, to company senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.
  • Adhering to the department's quality assurance process for planning, analysis, and documentation and reporting on all audit projects.
Qualifications: 

Bachelors and/or Masters degree business or healthcare related field, prefer accounting or audit.
Minimum five years audit/accounting experience, preferably audit/accounting in healthcare.
Professional certification (CPA, CIA or CISA) required.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal.

Proficient in Microsoft Office software programs.

Job: Corporate
Primary Location: TX-Dallas

To apply, go to www.teamtenet.com click on “Corporate” and search for Job number 1105013791


Financial Additions  (8/2/11)

Financial Additions was founded in 1999 by a CPA and MBA in order to provide excellence in financial placement. Our core values of integrity, excellence, respect and productivity are the foundation of our culture and create the environment in which we work. At Financial Additions, we feel that if our core values guide our everyday actions, the result will be a level of service unequaled in the search industry. We recognize that our Company success is made up of the trust and relationships between our staff, clients, and candidates. Financial Additions takes pride in being a company that has built long-term, results-driven relationships with our valued clients and candidates. Our business directly affects people’s lives, so we take our responsibilities very seriously.

Here are just a FEW of our many open INTERNAL AUDIT positions available in the Dallas, Fort Worth and Mid-cities areas with some of our top Client Companies:

SENIOR AUDITOR- <20% travel- to $85K
Growing Energy client in Fort Worth seeks Financial auditor with 7+ yrs exp for their start-up IA group. CPA a plus!

STAFF AND SENIOR AUDITOR- NO TRAVEL REQ! - Salaries to $85K+
Our cutting-edge retail client currently has openings in their progressive Audit group located in N Dallas for a Staff (1-3 yrs + CPA) and a Senior Operational (7+ yrs ) Auditor. Big 4 exp a plus.

SENIOR AUDITOR- 30% travel to $85K
DT Dallas media client seeks Senior Auditor, Client is known for excellent tenure. CPA Pref.

STAFF IT AUDITOR- <10% travel- to $70K
N Fort Worth Technology client seeks Staff level IT Auditor- 1+ yr exp.  CISA pref.

SENIOR AUDITOR- Heavy 50%+ travel to $85K+ bonus
International Irving Client in Manufacturing industry seeks Senior Auditors that like to travel, some international travel. CPA, CIA or CISA REQ

SENIOR AUDITOR- <10% travel - to $85K + bonus
Recognized international IT, network and communications company in Irving is looking for an experienced Senior Auditor.

Please contact michelle.griffin@finadd.com for additional information
and immediate consideration.

817-313-3597

Confidentiality guaranteed!


AT&T  (8/2/11)

Senior Corporate Auditor – AT&T Audit Services

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Responsible for conducting and documenting moderate to complex audit projects with direction from Audit Manager. Typically an individual contributor, but may provide functional advice or training to less experienced audit staff, and run smaller audit jobs, but does not have direct reports. Audit responsibilities include the review, analysis, and monitoring of procedures and systems of internal controls within the organization. This group of professionals often works as management consultants in the review of existing systems and procedures, or in the development of new or modified systems and procedures. May also work in a limited role as an extension of the company's independent auditors. Typical responsibilities include: Conducts and documents audit projects. Prepares audit reports. Develops recommendations for improving the procedures being audited. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Uses skills as an experienced professional to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Please send resume to g14538@att.com


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