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Financial Senior Auditor 1

Lafayette, IN

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Position SummarynA Financial Senior Auditor I is a skilled professional who has a strong knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing standards. In addition, a Financial Senior Auditor I is expected to possess leadership skills, sound professional judgment, as well as advanced communication and organizational skills.  A Financial Senior Auditor I is expected to be actively working to take and pass the Certified Public Accountant examination, if not already certified.nPosition DistinctionsnThe Financial Senior Auditor I position differs from a Financial Staff Auditor II position by the responsibility for acting as the in-charge auditor for small engagements and/or supervising staff auditors, more advanced knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing standards, and less detailed review of work and direct supervision. It differs from a Financial Senior Auditor II by the lack of responsibility for acting as the in-charge auditor for large engagements or supervising large audit teams, less advanced knowledge of governmental accounting and auditing standards, and more direct supervision.  However, a Senior Auditor I is expected to step into the role of auditor-in-charge for large engagements when the Senior Auditor II is absent from work.nSupervision Received/ExercisednThe auditor receives direct supervision from a Financial Senior Auditor II and/or Financial Audit Manager. A Financial Senior Auditor I’s supervisory responsibilities include assisting the in-charge auditor with supervision of assigned staff, or directly supervising and evaluating staff when assigned in-charge responsibilities.Required SkillsSupervision, Review, & PlanningnnMaintains a positive supervisory relationship with staff.nSupervises and assists staff with assignments and provides constructive feedback to staff.nReviews audit documentation proficiently and evidences that review through the use of review notes or other documentation.nAssists the auditor-in-charge with supervising staff auditors in efforts to ensure that time budgets are not exceeded and established deadlines are met.nAnalyzes time budgets and makes recommendations for changes to the supervisor, as applicable, to include potential elimination of unnecessary procedures or more efficient methods of testing.nn  For in-charge assignments:nnPlans the audit to maximize efficiency.nDelegates tasks to maximize team efficiency.nEstablishes and enforces reasonable deadlines and budgets.nPrepares and/or reviews planning documentation to ensure adherence to standards, including linkage of risk assessments to further audit procedures.nEnsures that reports are ready for final Audit Manager reviewnPrepares evaluations and discusses job performance with supervised employees.nProperly handles supervisory administrative tasks, such as approving timesheets, leave requests, and professional development plans.nn  Communication (written and verbal)nnDemonstrates the ability to effectively communicate with supervisors, co-workers, and auditee personnel.nDemonstrates the ability to follow instructions and accept constructive criticism from supervisors.nExhibits self-confidence in interviews with clients.nEffectively communicates work performed through prepared audit documentation submitted for supervisor review.nShows persistence in obtaining sensitive information.nEffectively conducts formal meetings with LLA management and with clients.nFor in charge assignments, consistently updates Audit Manager on the status of the audit(s), including budget hours and/or staffing issues.nn  OrganizationnnPrepares well-organized, logical, and clear audit documentation.nDemonstrates appropriate attention to detail.nOrganizes audit documentation in a logical order that can be easily followed by supervisors and other members of the audit team.nOrganizes work flow to ensure meeting established time budgets and required deadlines, including the timely submission of completed audit documentation for supervisor review.nn JudgmentnnObtains relevant audit evidence and makes an evaluation of that evidence to reach logical conclusions.nWorks independently, making appropriate decisions on audit issues.nObtains and documents an understanding of internal controls and procedures.nIdentifies, assesses, and documents risks – demonstrates the ability to identify risks of material misstatement and risks of material noncompliance and/or indications of errors and irregularities or fraud and illegal acts during the conduct of the audit.nLinks identified risks of material misstatement and risks of material noncompliance to established key controls and design further audit procedures.nCompletes and documents sample selection process for attribute tests.nPerforms and documents analytical review of account balances.nDistinguishes between essential and non-essential audit documentation from the previous year’s engagement.nPerforms research related to assignments.nIdentifies areas of potential risk during engagements and makes recommendations for possible special projects.nIdentifies the potential for more efficient audit procedures, and with supervisory approval, applies the procedures.nn Professional Conduct:nnAccepts responsibility for actions.nAdheres to LLA standards of conduct and protocols.nMaintains a positive, constructive attitude and works well with others.nMaintains confidentiality of client information.nMeets productivity level of 70%.nRemains flexible to changing work schedules and tasks, including working overtime when required.nActively works to pass the CPA exam, if not already certified.nn Required ExperiencenPossess certification as a Certified Public Accountant, plus one year of relevant work experience, ORnA baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with sufficient hours to take the Certified Public Accountant examination in Louisiana, plus one year of professional level experience in auditing at a level equivalent to a Financial Staff Auditor II (two to three years of audit experience), and is actively pursuing primary certification (Certified Public Accountant).n,skills:null,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.,logo:null},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.,value:84},url:****usadvertisehelpprivacytermsprotect yourself© 1999-2018, LLC.All rights reserved.•••

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