Descripción del Trabajo
The Internal Audit Intern will assist with the completion of Internal Audit related projects such as operational or IT audits, Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) testing and direct assistance procedures to external auditor.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist with performing SOX, financial, operational, IT and/or other audits and projects in a professional manner to evaluate the existence, efficiency, and effectiveness of internal control procedures.
- Document workpapers in a thorough and timely manner, consistent with Internal Audit policies and industry standards.
- Perform high quality, risk-focused fieldwork, in accordance with policies, methodologies, and standards in order to identify meaningful issues, risks and other exposures in the area of the company under review.
- Review workflows, business and IT processes as well as evaluate the adequacy of internal controls
- Basic understanding of accounting principles and/or basic IT knowledge
- Basic critical thinking and analytical skills to help evaluate information received and identify critical trends in the information being reviewed.
- Basic Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting.
- Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXAMPLE BEHAVIOR(S)
- INFORM: Able to keep all appropriate parties up-to-date on decisions, changes and other relevant information
- LISTEN: Able to actively listen and convey understanding of the comments and questions of others; Able to understand the situations, viewpoints and feelings of others before expressing own view
- SPEAK COMPETENTLY: Able to speak clearly and concisely; Able to use appropriate vocabulary for the audience; Able to get point across unambiguously and check for understanding.
- QUESTION: Able to use effective fact-finding techniques to discover all relevant information, Able to ask questions that are not leading or biased, Able to challenge assumptions
- BE STRAIGHTFORWARD: Able to communicate directly (to-the-point) and rely on fact-based positions; Able to avoid the use of ambiguous language or statements that contain hidden or double meanings.
- WRITE PROFICIENTLY: Able to convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents; Able to write in a well-organized and concise, yet complete, format; Able to use vocabulary appropriate for the audience; Able to constructively review and edit the written work of others.
- BUILD AND MEND RELATIONSHIPS: Able to use appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods (both verbal and non-verbal); Able to show consideration for the feelings and needs of others; Able to show awareness of the impact of own behavior on others; Able to recognize when relationships are damaged and take action to improve them.
- COLLOBORATE: Able to act as part of a larger team outside of the immediate department or group; Able to understand the importance of working with peers in other areas or management to reach "best practice" solutions for the organization; Able to inform and seek information to anticipate and consider the impact of decisions or actions on the overall organization
- ACT WITH INTEGRITY: Able to demonstrate uncompromising adherence to ethical principles; Able to demonstrate honesty in all actions; Able to admit and correct mistakes promptly; Able to assume full responsibility and accountability for own actions.
- ADAPT: Able to maintain effectiveness by changing personal behavior and work routines / habits in response to new circumstances and requirements.
- SHOW DIVERSITY AWARENESS: Able to be aware of diversity in the workforce and customer base; Able to understand cultural differences and perceptions; Able to show acceptance of, and respect for, the differences in others; Able to avoid intolerance or encouragement of behaviors that devalue an individual because of differences.
- BE PROFESSIONAL: Able to project a positive, professional image with both internal and external business contacts; Able to create a positive first impression; Able to gain respect and trust of others through personal image and demeanor.
- BE RESOURCEFUL: Able to be willing to adapt to shifting priorities, multiple demands, ambiguity, and rapid change; Able to develop new approaches to work systems or problem-solving; Able to maximize use of available resources to achieve the best results consistent with company objectives; Able to know who to go to and make use of others' expertise.
- BE ANALYTICAL: Able to effectively gather all relevant information; Able to identify key issues; Able to qualitatively and / or quantitatively process data; Able to identify relationships, draw logical conclusions and interpret results for use in decision-making.
- BE A QUICK STUDY: Able to quickly learn and apply new information, skills and processes; Able to build on current knowledge and skills; Able to gather information from the appropriate resources to develop and execute plans when entering new situations.
- SOLVE PROBLEMS: Able to apply both rational and creative processes and approaches to identify root causes of problems and solutions.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- In process of obtaining bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Information Technology, or related field.
- Previous internships in Auditing, Accounting, Finance or Operations preferred.