Internal Audit Senior Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 12768
Status: Active
Title: Internal Audit Senior Consultant
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Base Compensation: $60,000 — $75,000
Total Compensation: $60,000 — $75,000
Job Categories: Accounting; Audit

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Opportunity for growth, stability, and achievement

JOB DESCRIPTION

OB DESCRIPTION OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY The Senior Consultant has primary responsibility for direct supervision of Consultants in executing internal audit project work plans. The Senior Consultant has direct, client-facing engagement responsibilities. Serving as both role model and trainer, the Senior Consultant demonstrates the attributes of excellent client service and assists team members in developing technical and professional competency. The Senior Consultant learns to identify areas of risk and opportunities to improve business processes. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES •Reviewing, documenting, evaluating and testing controls in a wide range of environments. •Communicating control strengths and weaknesses to the client or internal audit engagement team and developing effective solutions •Ensure timely completion of assigned project phases •Develop and maintain effective client relationships •Apply understanding of Protiviti policies and proficiency in Protiviti methodologies •Apply understanding of business processes and technical skills to successful completion of project assignments •Develop understanding of project requirements and client’s business •Supervise and train project personnel •Preparing audit reports on findings and recommendations to senior management GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS •Prior project management and supervisory skills •Interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships •Demonstrated understanding of the importance of business ethics •Sound job administration skills •Above average written communication skills including documentation of findings and recommendations •Strong analytical skills •Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner •Must be able to maintain professional demeanor in times of high stress TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS •Understanding of current accounting (GAAP) and auditing (GAAS) principals •Understanding of internal control concepts (COSO, COBIT) •Knowledge of auditing processes and methodologies, including flowcharting •Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance •Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications EDUCATIONAL & PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS •Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance or Business Related Field) required •Required minimum GPA 3.0 •3+ years in a related field, preferably in professional services and/or industry •Professional Certification such as CPA, CISA strongly preferred •“Big 4” experience in Internal Audit strongly preferred ABILITY TO TRAVEL •Travel throughout the month frequently required based on client requests/commitments

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or another business related industry
Education: Bachelor's
  
Total Years of Experience: 3-4+
  

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