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Sr. Internal Auditor; Carson, CA

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posted Aug 20, 2015, 2:16 AM by Eva Chiu   [ updated Aug 21, 2015, 1:44 PM ]

Sr. Internal Auditor

Job Snapshot

Location: Carson, CA

Posted: 8/19/2015

Job Type: Full-Time

Category: Finance, Accounting

Experience: At least 4 year(s)

Education: Not Specified


• Second quarter revenue was $174.8 million 

• Net income was $1.8 million, or $0.16 per diluted share 

• During the six months ended July 4, 2015, the Company generated $17.6 million of cash from operations 

• Company entered into a new $475 million credit facility in June, 2015 and redeemed all $200 million of the Company’s senior unsecured notes outstanding in July, 2015 

• The Company’s firm backlog at the end of the 2015 second quarter was approximately $524 million

Job Description

As a member of the Corporate Internal Audit Team, the Senior Internal Auditor will perform a major functional audit role to lead and perform financial and operational reviews and plan and complete tests of controls to evaluate whether risks to the company are identified and minimized, acceptable internal policies and procedures are followed, compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements are met, assigned resources are used efficiently and economically, and the organization’s objectives are effectively achieved. The Senior Internal Auditor will be responsible for supporting senior department managers with project planning, supervision and reporting. 
  • Obtain and maintain a general understanding of business activities, objectives, applicable laws, regulations, and associated risks to the Company
  • Support the execution of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 testing procedures (i.e., develop and complete test plans of key controls, document results and recommendations for improvements, and communicate results to management under direction of Internal Audit Management).
  • Assist in the communication of Sarbanes Oxley requirements across the Company.
  • In addition to performance of Sarbanes-Oxley testing requirements, responsible for the execution of assignments related to operational, compliance, other financial audit projects.
  • Ensure assignments are completed within established time frames and that delays/issues/concerns are communicated to Internal Audit management on a timely basis for discussion and resolution.
  • Supervise personnel assigned and review and provide guidance on work product ensuring conclusions are properly supported and work product meets department guidelines.
  • Assist in the monitoring of control deficiency remediation and closure with management.
  • Assist with the overall improvement of the organization’s internal control structure through making recommendations that strengthen internal controls, improve the accuracy of financial statements, and achieve operational efficiencies.
  • Assess whether established company controls are effective at mitigating risks for which they are designed to mitigate.
  • Maintain corporate audit independence and objectivity in all assignments while developing and maintaining effective and value-adding business partnerships.
  • Partner with process owners to promote and support a culture of continuous process improvement and efficiency.

Required Skills

  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy in professional relationships and observe strict confidentiality, when necessary
  • Ability to work independently and through others
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing deadlines.
  • Detail oriented, but able to understand and apply situations to the global picture
  • Strong analytical thinker with ability to proactively identify issues and assist in their resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal and presentation skills – ability to work closely and collaboratively with people at all levels in the department and within the organization.
  • Excellent computer skills, Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (i.e. excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Willing and able to travel up to 25% of the time.

Required Experience

  • BS Degree Accounting/Finance preferred. Professional certification or demonstrated progress towards preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years audit experience, preferably with public accounting experience. Related experience in Aerospace & Defense/manufacturing a plus. Operational auditing experience, a plus.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, PCAOB, SEC and GAAP standards, rules, regulations, and best practices.
  • BaaN V/LN ERP knowledge a plus
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

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