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Senior Internal Auditor in Austin, TX at EZCORP

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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Career Description

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing testing activities of the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) section 404 compliance requirements in coordination with the Chief Accounting Officer and conducting other internal audit work including assurance and advisory projects. This role establishes cooperative and sustainable relationships with business and functional leaders; planning, conducting, reporting and remediation follow-up on SOX testing and other assurance and advisory projects; evaluating business processes to identify key risks, controls, and process improvements; communicating with management on project planning, issue identification and recommendations. The Senior Internal Auditor interacts with Executive Committee members and various Functional management teams.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • SOX testing and Compliance Reviews
  • Assurance and Advisory Audits
  • Project Management and Process Improvement
  • Risk and Control Identification and Evaluation
  • Communication with key stakeholders

Critical and Essential Tasks

  • Partners with business and functional leaders to advise on risk identification, evaluation and management while fostering awareness of risks and controls
  • Executes SOX compliance testing activities
  • Executes assurance and advisory audits to ensure the adequacy of internal control including project planning, testing, reporting and remediation follow up
  • Performs projects within time and cost budgets
  • Identifies opportunities to make processes faster, more cost-effective and sustainable resulting in improved business performance
  • Fosters awareness of risks and controls through effective business partnering
  • Provides information to and performs direct assistance for external auditors as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Career Requirements

Experience

3+ years of experience in Sarbanes-Oxley audit, finance, accounting and/or project management

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four-year college or university
Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant a plus

Job-Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in a corporate audit, finance, accounting and/or project management role
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of GAAP requirements and Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 requirements
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently, makes decisions appropriate for level of responsibility and creates organizational value
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; proven ability to effectively manage time, prioritize, delegate and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to build and foster relationships with internal partners
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate testing observations and create reporting on audit results

Service Orientation
This is a major area of importance. The successful Team Member will develop working relationships and partner with operations and functional areas. People who are successful in this position will operate with the highest level of integrity, be eager to help, committed to doing things right and always focused on partnering to achieve shareholder value.

Leadership
Leadership skills are of great importance. Successful Team Members will possess motivational skills, with emphasis on inter-personal relationships and “results orientation”. Additionally, communication skills will be used to interpret information to all levels of Team Members within the Company in a positive and motivational manner.


Analytical Skills & Business Acumen
As a leader, the person in this position will need to have keen analytical skills that will allow him/her to evaluate relevant information, interpret data, develop insight, and draw appropriate conclusions. It is necessary for this position to be able to handle moderately complex issues without close supervision.

Planning
In order to be effective in this position, this person must be able to find creative and innovative ways to handle day-to-day and special situations by carefully planning for possible eventualities and special projects. The successful candidate will set goals and timetables and meet deadlines (interim and ultimate) as a normal part of their everyday business.

 

Physical Demands and Work Conditions

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The Team Member must occasionally lift and/or move large amounts of paper or business supplies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet as in a normal office environment.

 

EZCORP is an equal opportunity employer. 

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