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Director of Audit Services

Company: Hireology
Location: Monroeville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

#1 Cochran, the largest and most-recognized automotive retailer in Southwestern Pennsylvania, is seeking a Director of Audit Services to join our corporate financial team. This position will serve as the Company's leader of strategic risk management with a focus on ensuring compliance with the Company's internal control systems (both financial and operational), and developing the programs, tools, and reporting that are essential to a successful audit services function. This position will establish and lead the internal audit and compliance functions at #1 Cochran. As a member of our team, you will join an award-winning workplace where people and innovation thrive. We are obsessive about learning and development - at every mile marker of your career.We are one team bound by one set of values, with one overarching vision: to move our customers, our team members, and our communities in the most moving ways possible. If you're ready to make your move, steer your career here and join our talented team of thinkers, doers, dreamers, and disrupters. Director Audit Services Core Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and consult on the design internal control systems in the context of the COSO Internal Controls Framework
  • Be able to assess the strengths and weaknesses of internal controls in the accounting and operational areas; develop audit programs to test the effectiveness of internal controls
  • Conduct (and lead the conduction of) testing of internal controls and produce reports of the controls' effectiveness to the Board and Senior Management
  • Be proficient in the major areas of compliance as it relates to laws and rules governing the auto dealership business
  • In cooperation with our CPA firm, conduct an annual strategic risk assessment of the business, highlighting areas of potentially increased risk, degree of risk mitigation, or areas of focus. Utilize results of the risk assessment to create a 3-year audit plan intended to address significant areas of risk, including creating strategies for further risk mitigation
  • Perform quarterly risk-assessment update meetings with executive leadership to understand significant changes to the risk landscape and propose resulting changes to the 3-year audit plan as necessary
  • Provide periodic updates to the Board, Audit Committee and Senior Management on the areas of elevated risk and the effectiveness of internal controls in use throughout the company
  • Provide strategic input to Operational Leadership on areas of inefficiency or opportunities to improve business processes to eliminate waste, lower cost or increase effectiveness
  • Serve as a mentor and trainer to other members of the accounting team, and future additions to the audit services team for internal control design, testing, and reporting Candidate Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree Accounting
    • CPA, CIA or CISA Required
    • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (US GAAP)
    • Three - five years of experience in public accounting or internal audit divisions within a larger organization
    • Ability to assess risks and internal controls within various financial and operational areas to identify potential weaknesses and provide recommendations on necessary controls, including enhanced design of controls
    • Ability to create audit programs designed to test identified controls and oversee testing of the controls
    • Experience developing reports on effectiveness of audit areas, including communicating areas for improvement and related recommendations
    • Strong communicator who is able to conduct presentations and present audit results and findings to a broad range of stakeholders from the Board of Directors to entry level management
    • Strong organizational skills to enable tracking, follow-up, and timely closure of management action plans
    • Ability to teach and train others on proper internal control testing techniques
    • Strong critical thinking capabilities
    • Tech savvy, and highly proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and other technology tools and systems utilized in the fields of internal controls and analysis.
    • Creative thinker. Able to quantify areas of vulnerability with appropriate rank of severity and magnitude
    • Effective in time management and self-management
    • Impeccable integrity, high character and a role model for the company's core values
    • Outstanding work ethic and team player What We Offer:
      • Full complement of health insurance benefits available
      • Paid Time Off in first year of employment (12,16 and 20 days annually)
      • Paid Holidays
      • 401(k) with Company match
      • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience (base salary and bonus component) Qualified candidates should email a resume to our attention. All responses kept in strict confidence. EOE. #1 Cochran - ONE Great Place to Grow Your Career. Apply for Director of Audit Services First name (required) Last name (required) Email address (required) Phone number (required) I would like to receive updates about my application via SMS Address (optional) City (optional) State/Province Were you referred by anyone? (optional) Yes No Please add your resume 10MB limit; .pdf, .doc, and .docx file types are accepted. ATTACH FILE Please contact us if you would like to better understand our data collection and usage policies.

Keywords: Hireology, Pittsburgh , Director of Audit Services, Executive , Monroeville, Pennsylvania

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