Randstad Risk Assurance Auditor in Seattle, Washington

Risk Assurance Auditor

job details:

  • location:Seattle, WA

  • salary:$35 - $50 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, June 13, 2018

  • experience:1 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:433432

job description

Risk Assurance Auditor

job summary:

We have two positions available *(Risk Assurance Auditor & Internal Auditor) for both Experienced Associate ( 1 year of experience ) and Senior Associate ( 3 years of experience ). Please see below job descriptions*

Risk Assurance Auditor

Experienced Associate

Job Summary

The specialty area of Process Assurance provides services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls. Our team members provide multiple services including:

-Controls design, optimization and assurance services over finance, compliance and operational processes

-Controls design and optimization services associated with system implementations and upgrades

-Technical IT controls reviews, including database, operating system, data warehouse and reporting tools

-Third party assurance and other opinion services

-IT risk and control audit readiness services in support of regulatory compliance audits

Responsibilities

  • Assisting our clients in optimizing their risk and internal control activities, including control effectiveness and optimization activities

  • Establishing IT is aligned to organizational strategy, responsive to a changing business climate, with clearly defined policies and procedures

  • Assessing and enhancing the controls around system implementations and other change events through a clearly defined project management methodology

  • Performing third party and other opinion-level services in response to service organization requests from customers for information about internal controls, business results and operations

  • Performing readiness assessments for service organizations that may need an opinion level report in the future

  • Assisting clients in leveraging their technology investments to help establish, optimize, and sustain a real-time controls environment at an enterprise level

  • Supporting controls and systems related aspects of internal audits and external financial audits in the areas of planning, audit strategy, scoping, execution, and deficiency evaluation

Qualifications

  • Experience: 1 year of IT auditing, consulting and/or implementing

  • Education : Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or other business field of study.

Senior Associate

Job Summary

The specialty area of Process Assurance provides services related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and IT management controls. Our team members provide multiple services including:

-Controls design, optimization and assurance services over finance, compliance and operational processes

-Controls design and optimization services associated with system implementations and upgrades

-Technical IT controls reviews, including database, operating system, data warehouse and reporting tools

-Third party assurance and other opinion services

-IT risk and control audit readiness services in support of regulatory compliance audits

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success related to controls around the financial reporting, compliance, operational processes, and IT management within a professional services firm or large enterprise business (acting as a consultant, auditor or business process specialist) including the following:

  • Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments;

  • Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including information technology general controls and application controls; financial reporting concepts; working experience applying professional skepticism skills;

  • Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using PwC's proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security and potential for optimization;

  • Perform assessments; using proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security and potential for optimization;

  • Exhibiting project management skills including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;

  • Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations, and respecting the work-life quality of team members; includes providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress; and,

  • Interacting with clients on solutions and executing projects on client engagements, forming client relationships and demonstrating an understanding of the client's business.

Qualifications

  • Experience: 3 years of IT auditing, consulting and/or implementing

  • Education : Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or other business field of study.

  • Certifications: CPA or CISA exam must be passed, or maintains an active CPA or CISA license required

Internal Auditor

Experienced Associate

Job Summary

The Internal Audit (IA) Services practice comprises a global network of professionals who provide a full range of services which include outsourcing and co-sourcing and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance services. We also provide IA Performance Improvement services including External Quality Assessments and strategic assessments designed to help IA realize its full strategic potential. All of these services encompass PwC's strong industry sector experience and knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates some knowledge and a proven record of success in completing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology e.g. COSO.

  • Demonstrates some knowledge of, and a proven record of success in a role as an industry thought leader with or directing company- or firm-wide functions within, the following areas as it applies to the planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate complex financial, operational and compliance related engagements:

  • Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements, including compliance readiness programs

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Financial and operational fraud risk management

  • Antifraud internal controls

  • IT general and process controls, including Data Privacy and IT security

  • Anti-corruption and anti-bribery

  • Auditor Independence

Qualifications

  • Experience : 2 in Finance, Accounting and/or Business Administration

  • Education : Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or a related business field.

  • Certification(s) Preferred : CIA, CPA or CISA

Senior Associate

Job Summary

Internal Audit team provides services related to enhancing the value and effectiveness of the internal audit function. This requires an understanding of an organization's objectives, risks, risk management priorities, regulatory environment, and the diverse needs of critical stakeholders including executive management, the board, employees, and shareholders. These needs determine the risk profile of the organization and the strategic focus, organization, resources and practices required of its internal audit department.

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in a role leveraging in the creation of project solutions, current hot topics for Chief Audit Executives, Internal Audit directors, Chief Compliance officers, Audit Committees and Risk Management personnel.

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and a proven record of success in completing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology e.g. COSO.

  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of, and a proven record of success in a role as an industry thought leader with or directing company- or firm-wide functions within, the following areas as it applies to the planning, executing and reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate complex financial, operational and compliance related engagements:

  • Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements, including compliance readiness programs

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

  • Financial and operational fraud risk management

  • Antifraud internal controls

  • IT general and process controls, including Data Privacy and IT security

  • Anti-corruption and anti-bribery

  • Auditor Independence

Qualifications

  • Experience : 3 years in Finance, Accounting and/or Business Administration

  • Education : Bachelor's degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and/or a related business field.

  • Certification(s) Required : CIA, CPA or CISA

location: Seattle, Washington

job type: Contract

salary: $35 - 50 per hour

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 1 Years

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qualifications:

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skills: Audit - Internal

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