Job ID: 2020-3243 # of Openings: 1 Category: Internal Audit City: Purchase State: NY Company: Atlas Air, Inc
The position will focus on conducting operational and financial risk-based audits as well as developing data analytical, lower level statistical and data management routines to support the review of business processes. The routines will help identify trends and provide data points to assist in the automation of controls and to improve processes. The position reports to the Manager IT, IA, and indirectly to the Director, IA and Vice President of IA.
Implement computer-assisted audit techniques (CAATs) to support audit engagements
Build data analytic procedures to efficiently test complete populations
Support the implementation of data visualization tools to understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context and detect patterns, trends and correlations.
Share data analytics best practices both horizontally and vertically throughout the organization and its various locations.
Implement data visualization tools to understand the significance of data by placing it in a visual context and detect patterns, trends and correlations.
Identify audit issues and provide recommendations for resolution.
Assist with the execution of financial, operational or other audits and special projects as required.
Perform walkthroughs of the function or activities to be audited and prepare detailed process flows, meeting minutes and audit programs for use in performing the audit, including both tests of controls and substantive testing.
Prepare a list of audit issues throughout the audit and constructively discuss with local management to validate each issue and begin developing a plan for remediation.
Prepare consolidated written documentation of all audit issues to local management during the closing meeting on the last day of fieldwork.
Constructively work with management to identify areas for improvement, collectively agree upon appropriate corrective actions, facilitate remediation efforts, and monitor progress to ensure that the Company is timely addressing and remediating significant deficiencies and/or material weaknesses.
Work with all members of the IA Department through the development of data programming and analytic routines in support of evaluating the effectiveness of internal control processes.
Keep management informed of the status of audits in progress and any potential problems or significant audit findings as they arise.
Assist with activities related to Section 404 certification including risk assessment and evaluation of process changes.
Work with Manager, as assigned, to assist key executives in documenting both existing and newly created policies and procedures using established Company standards.
Assist in the development and maintenance of appropriate testing strategies and test plans to enable management to assess the operating effectiveness of key controls over financial reporting.
Execute tests in accordance with the Departments SOX protocols to evaluate control design and operating effectiveness.
Bachelor's degree in business administration - information systems or accounting.
Possessing or pursuing CISA, CPA or CIA certification desirable and MBA a plus.
Preferred Green Belt or Black Belt.
Minimum 0 - 2 years' experience in corporate audit, information systems and/or public accounting.
Sound track record of accomplishment.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, ability to maintain composure under pressure, and a proactive approach to problem-solving and the overall execution of job responsibilities are all essential qualities necessary to be successful in this position.
Knowledge of computer-assisted audit techniques (CAATs) to support audit projects
Experience building data analytic procedures and using them on audit or investigative initiatives.
Familiarity with visualization tools desirable but not required (Tableau, Tibco Spotfire, QlikView).
Familiarity/experience/intent to learn coding to support statistical and data management routines desirable but not required (C++, Visual Basic, Java, ABAP, XBASE++, STATA).
Familiarity with ACL, IDEA, SAS, SQL Server and Python desirable but not required.
Experience with database management systems, data warehousing, query languages, report generators desirable but not required.
Solid, working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint at an intermediate to advanced level.
Experience testing and evaluating internal controls to ensure compliance with SOX, particularly Section 404.
Knowledge of COSO Integrated Frameworks for Internal Control and ERM.
Systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance process.
Ability to manage small projects successfully.
A team player and ability to interact with all levels within the company.
Ability to travel approximately 5%-10% is required.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, place of birth, age, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable in accordance with federal, state and local laws.