Job Description

 Title: Internal Auditor
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: Through March 2021
Interview Process: Phone screen followed by a Skype interview
Start Date: ASAP

The General Internal Audit Contractor will work closely with Internal Audit management and will use audit knowledge and experience to contribute to a variety of concurrent audits, including risk-based assessments and compliance, regulatory and Sarbanes-Oxley reviews.  Under the general guidance of the Senior Manager, or Manager, the General Internal Audit Contractor will be responsible for:
  1. Performing internal audit assignments, as part of the total internal audit plan. This responsibility includes: 
  1. performing internal audit procedures (e.g., completing planning documents and audit tests);
  2. drafting internal audit deliverables (i.e., Internal Audit Engagement Memo, Control Evaluation Matrix, and Internal Audit Report items), as appropriate; and,
  3. completing Quality Assurance Reviews of audits for which the General Internal Audit Contractor did not perform internal audit procedures.
  4. Performing controls testing in accordance with internal audit standards and assisting business management in the identification of key control points surrounding business objectives.
  5. Performing follow-up on the status of outstanding internal audit issues and appraising the adequacy of corrective actions taken to improve deficient conditions.
  6. Assisting Internal Audit management with drafting of periodic reports to the Audit Committees, development of the annual internal audit plan, as needed.
  7. Development and transfer of audit and business knowledge with the internal audit team.
  8. Completing management requests or special reviews, as assigned.
  9. Keeping apprised of mutual fund industry regulatory environment.
    1. 5+ years of public accounting and/or private industry experience with knowledge of accounting, finance, and internal control areas.  
    2. Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. 
    3. Understanding of internal control concepts and experience in applying them to plan, perform, manage and report on the evaluation of various business processes/areas/functions.
    4. Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO, and risk assessment practices.
    5. Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance.
    6. Proficient in Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint. 
    7. Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management. 
    8. Experience in performing multiple projects and working with varying team members.
    1. CPA, CIA or other applicable professional designation or advanced degree.
    2. Prior industry experience is a plus.
    3. ACL or data analytics experience highly desirable, but not required. 

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