Robert Half Finance & Accounting Audit Senior (Public) in Somerset, New Jersey

Fortune 100 High End Retail Organization located in Middlesex County area has a need for a Senior Audit. To perform financial, operational, and royalty audits along with Sarbanes Oxley 404 testing and documentation. These audits usually involve monitoring, documenting and evaluating internal controls. The results of these audits will be reported to the Audit Committee and various levels of Company management. These reports provide detailed recommendations to improve operating efficiency, strengthen internal controls and accurately report accounting transactions. Any candidate having Sarbanes Oxley experience would be considered a plus. The responsibilities will include but not limited to; - Interview appropriate associates to flowchart and/or describe internal control systems. From these work papers, the auditor will test the validity of the systems documentation, assess overall control risk and perform compliance and substantive tests. - Assist to develop audit plans and programs using generally accepted auditing standards and techniques to achieve APM goals and objectives. - Assist in the planning and coordination of assigned audits through the issuance of the Audit Planning Memorandum (APM). The APM lists the audit benefits, objectives, identified risks, boundaries, strategy, responsibilities and timetable. - Based upon testing results, prepare a written audit report describing the findings and noted weaknesses. Include reasonable recommendations for improvements and discuss findings with audited. - Obtain supporting documentation that support audit findings and conclusions. - Perform the necessary follow-up related to the audits (i.e., audit findings and memos). - Prepare audit work paper files in accordance with department policy and procedures. - Internal - All levels of Division and Corporate management. - External - External auditors, and other third party associates as deemed appropriate under the circumstance. Budgetary Responsibilities - Findings associated with various audits/special projects are proactive in nature and result in the implementation of preventive controls. As such, the financial impact to the Company could range from moderate to significant. To apply please email your resume in a word doc to Rich Hecht at or call 732-634-7200.

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Req ID: 02720-124307

Functional Role: Audit Sr.

Country: USA

State: NJ

City: Somerset

Postal Code: 08873

Compensation: $70,000.00 to $75,000.00 per year

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent. 2 plus years' experience in a big four firm and/or private industry internal auditing. Understanding of retailing and/or manufacturing environment is a plus. CPA and/or CIA certification is preferred.