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Posted: Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:25 AM

Experienced Staff Internal Auditor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Execute audits and special reviews of Company functions (including retail stores), processes, and other activities to ensure reliability and integrity of information, proper recording of transactions, safeguarding of assets, compliance with policies and procedures, achievement of operational goals and objectives, and effective and efficient use of resources. Internal Audit programs/projects will be defined in the annual Internal Audit plan and will include activities in the following areas: financial, operational, compliance, and/or information technology.
Execute walkthroughs, internal control operating effectiveness testing, and substantive procedures to test the Company’s compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Section 404; document work performed, communicate exceptions/deficiencies, and follow-up with process/control owners on deficiencies.
Work closely with the Company’s external auditor; provide appropriate support to the Company's external auditors in the performance of walkthroughs, as well as internal control/substantive testing.
Continuously improve internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity; support an internal quality assurance and improvement program to maintain compliance with The Institute of Internal Auditors’ International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
Provide assistance with the Company’s Enterprise Risk Management process, including risk assessment.
Effectively interface with various levels of management; maintain and develop relationships with external auditors.

Specific interactions will include:
- Day to day interaction with the process owners and key contacts for testing
- Regular exposure to the Company’s external auditor and potentially other outside service providers
- Some exposure to individuals at the Vice President and Director levels
Execute tasks/testing in investigations on an as-needed basis
Provide ad-hoc analysis and reports as requested.
Deliver presentations (internal and external) on relevant topics to develop others.
Travel less than 25%

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Solid understanding of auditing, GAAP, PCAOB Audit Standard #5, SOX Section 404, risk and controls
Baseline understanding of information technology auditing techniques and data analysis
Baseline understanding of fraud prevention/detection/awareness/auditing techniques
Strong analytical, written communication, interpersonal, listening, interviewing, organizational, consulting, and presentation skills
Strong documentation skills (narratives and flow charts)
Self-starter
Knowledge of information technology tools used in the audit process including ACL, IDEA, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.; experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau) preferred
Detail and deadline oriented
Strong relationship skills
BA/BS Finance/Accounting
CIA, CISA, CPA, or CFE strongly preferred
Strong internal control orientation
1-4 years internal audit, financial statement audit, information technology audit, and/or audit consulting experience; “Big 4”public accounting experience strongly preferred

Contact Person: Jaime Avila
Email Address: jaime.avila@carters.com

• Location: Atlanta

• Post ID: 48733502 atlanta
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