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Objective: Seek the Position of Internal Auditor
SUMMARY: Remarkably gifted and knowledgeable Internal Auditor with huge background in carrying out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which organization's financial, physical and information resources are managed; acting as a facilitator in business risk management and carrying out value for money reviews, thereby assisting the management and the trustees of the organization in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
Summary of Qualifications
Over six years experience.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices of accounting and financial records and transaction.
Exceptional knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits.
Profound knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing record keeping systems.
In-depth ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
Uncommon ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to business matters of interest to internal audit, particularly legislation changes and developments as they affect charities, and new auditing techniques and practices.
Uncommon ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with other charity staff and to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.
Alex Meyer Charity, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Work with trustees and management to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks of the charity are identified and analyzed, on an annual basis.
Plan, organize and carry out the internal audit function including the preparation of an audit plan which fulfils the responsibility of the department, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs.
Report to both the audit committee and management on the policies, programs and activities of the department.
Coordinate coverage with the external auditors and ensure that each party is not only aware of the other's work but also well briefed on areas of concern.
Make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed, report on the findings and recommendations and monitor management's response and implementation.
Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management.
Work with management to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks of the charity are identified and analyzed, on an annual basis.
Report on the value for money that the charity obtains in all its activities with special regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness.
Conduct any reviews or tasks requested by trustees, the audit committee, chief executive or finance director, provided such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function.
Provide both management and the audit committee with an opinion on the internal controls in the charity.
Developed the scope for operational, information technologies, financial and security audit projects and selected/developed appropriate audit steps necessary to promote effective audit coverage for the manager's approval.
Assisted in the design of audit program routines using IDEA software to analyze computer systems databases and perform data mining and analysis to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of automated controls.
Conducted management, information technologies, financial and security audit projects according to the yearly audit plans in all areas of the Corporation.
Performed fieldwork in all Pediatric Managers locations.
Analyzed operational and management processes and system controls' effectiveness and efficiency in view to improve them and propose value-added recommendations.
Provided assurance that operations and processes conform to current Pediatric Managers policies and procedures.
Participated in the development of new information systems to ensure that efficient and effective controls were incorporated.
Identified control and processed weaknesses, documented main control points and provided evidential support for report recommendations.
Prepared recommendations for all levels of management, considering materiality, pertinence and documentary evidence.
Presented to area management the results, recommendations and conclusions of audit reviews.
Maintained respectful and effective communications and relationships with management and staff of areas under review.
Prepared draft audit reports in both official languages.
Performed external audits (exercising the Corporation's Right of audit) in the areas of revenue and costs that were beyond the direct control of Pediatric Managers employees, such as cargo weights used for toll billings which were supplied to the Seaway by vessel owners and agents via Transit Declarations, and certain construction contracts.
Education and Professional Training
CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants)
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting University of New York (2000)