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Job of the Day: AFEX Needs an Internal Auditor

Associated Foreign Exchange is looking for an experienced auditor to join its Los Angeles office.

Qualifications include five years of experience and a strong knowledge of audit practices. Some travel is required.

Company: Associated Foreign Exchange

Title: Internal Auditor

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Description: This position is responsible to ensure that policies and procedures are being followed consistently throughout the Company to improve internal, operational and management control systems, verify the accuracy and reliability of Accounting Data and promote adherence to the recommended changes.

This position reports to the Internal Audit and Risk Management Officer. The nature of this position requires contact with AFEX Employees and may include communications with Vendors and other business-related representatives as well.

Responsibilities: Familiarize with the Company’s Policies and Procedures for each area; Develop a comprehensive internal audit program for the Company; Review transactions, documents, records, reports and methods for accuracy and effectiveness; Prepare working papers that summarize the result of each audit assignment; Hold preliminary discussions on apparent weaknesses with appropriate staff to verify and obtain explanations and document the responses; Submit the written audit findings, inclusive of the recommendations, to the IA/RMO; Monitor that recommended changes are being implemented

Qualifications/Skills: Bachelors Degree in Accounting; At least 5 years experience in Internal Audit for Financial Institutions; strong knowledge of the standard audit practices and ability to apply them; Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office; Excellent analytical skills and attention to details; Ability to work with little or no supervision; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Will be required to travel to the different offices.

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Job of the Day: BlackRock Needs an IT Internal Audit Manager

BlackRock is looking for an experienced auditor who has is familiar with testing of SAS 70 and Sarbanes-Oxley technology controls.

The position requires 9 years experience with Big 4 firm and professional certifications (e.g. CPA, CISA). The position also requires approximately 20% travel.

Check out the details for this position, based in New York, after the jump.

Company: BlackRock

Title: IT Internal Audit Manager

Location: New York, NY

Experience Required: 9 years

Description: The candidate will supervise one to two staff and will work closely with other internal auditors in executing the global integrated internal audit plan. The candidate will report to the Director of Internal Audit IT, who reports to the Global Head of Internal Audit. BlackRock’s internal audit group is comprised of approximately 40 professionals based principally in New York, San Francisco and London, with additional personnel in Edinburgh, Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Responsibilities: More than 9 years experience in the fields of information technology audit, information security and technology risk management; Strong experience auditing operating systems, databases, networks, and technology operations; Experience working within a risk based internal audit function executing audit planning, fieldwork and report writing; A good understanding of information technology, technology risks and emerging technologies; A good understanding of information technology best practice disciplines and frameworks such as CoBIT, ITIL and COSO; Experience managing small teams of skilled professionals and building strong trusted relationships with senior IT and business management.

Qualifications: Experience of auditing Unix, Linux, Sybase, Oracle, MSSQL and Windows; Experience working in a global financial services firm, and a good understanding of the asset management industry and regulatory environment; A “Big 4” background and experience of SAS70 and SOX technology controls testing; Experience working in a non-audit role such as information security or technology operations; Professional certifications such as: CPA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, GSNA, CGEIT, CRISC; Additional technical knowledge, e.g. attack and penetration techniques, security configuration audit tools and techniques, development tools and languages, data modeling and data management techniques.

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Job of the Day: Dell Needs an Audit Consultant

The description, qualifications and desired experience all sound familiar for an internal audit position but we’ll refrain from coming right out and calling it that.

Dell needs someone for this position that has at least four years of audit experience with CPA, CMA, CIA and APICS all highly desirable.

Get more details on this position in Austin, TX after the jump.

Recruiter: Dell

Title: Audit Consultant

Location: Austin, TX

Minimum experience
: 4 years

Description: The consultant candidate will responsible for executing audit scopes formulated to evaluate the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of activities/economic drivers that create enterprise market value. Specifically the consultant will test whether an Risk Management framework exists and is functioning effectively for each selected auditable entity.

Responsibilities: Audit against a set of defined control objectives; meet project schedules; interview appropriate personnel and document results; perform appropriate testing; understand root causes, risks and opportunities of individual areas; synthesize ideas within the project team; write portions of published reports; track the status of action items; perform evaluations relative to management assertions based on accounting information arising from business activities; utilize independent judgment and initiative in the recognition and resolution of problems and discrepancies; provide guidance to the Business on matters pertaining to internal controls and process improvements; carry out ad-hoc investigations

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required, MBA is a plus; four+ years of finance experience with a combination of the following would be preferred: Project management; Business controls; Audit experience
CPA, CMA, CIA and APICS certifications are all desirable; Language skills are a plus

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