Senior Internal Auditor (Bilingual Spanish)

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Ft Lauderdale, FL
$70,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 12, 2018
Job ID
This multinational leader in its multibillion dollar industry is looking to recruit a Senior Internal Auditor with skills to play a broader role within the Americas team or in other areas of their audit plan.  This is a rotational program that will expose you to other audit, accounting, or other career tracks in Florida, the US, or globally.  If you desire a growth opportunity, that is exactly what this position will provide!

This position will be based in the Ft. Lauderdale, FL, area and will deal will audit responsibilities primarily within North America, Central America, and South America - planning, execution, and reporting for Internal Audit  and related work. This opportunity will carry visible responsibility and is critical to the successful development and implementation of their IA strategy as it relates to the smooth running of their IA operations.  It comes with a very competitive base salary to $90,000 or so, 10% bonus, outstanding benefits, and paid relocation assistance.

This role will ensure professional excellence in the Company’s general internal audit practices, and support of the Internal Audit team in the Americas. 
In this visible and challenging position, you will:

Take ownership of the scoping, planning, execution, and reporting of audits
Identify risks, control weaknesses, and the development of possible solutions
Provide insight/ foresight and advice in addition to core assurance
Provide regular communication to management of business units as well as IA management
Prepare for and participate (sometimes as a leader) in feedback to management at the end of each audit to secure their agreement on the issues and recommendations raised
Prepare Draft Reports for IA management review
Coordinate with IA international team members to ensure coordinated approaches for global audit areas
Suggest improvements to the efficiency of the audit process
Foster and develop a network within the business                              

The following Qualifications are needed for consideration:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related
  • CIA or CPA certification (or at least be actively pursuing one)
  • 2+ years experience in external and/or internal audit from a strong public accounting firm or industry/corporate
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% and operate from Company operations throughout the Americas    
  • Exposure to operational reviews (beyond a standard financial audit)
  • Experience in auditing in a high controls-reliance environment
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish (written and spoken)
  • Proficiency in Portuguese is a strong plus
  • Experience in coaching and developing others
  • Effective communication skills and strong report writing skills
  • Initiative and the ability to work autonomously or in a team environment, sharing knowledge and supporting other team members
  • IT literate – MS Word/Excel skills, user access controls, application controls.
  • A second relevant qualification such as a CIA, CFE, CISA, etc. is desirable
  • Sound knowledge of ERP based controls (specifically SAP) and a conceptual understanding of IT auditing techniques is desirable
  • Use of data analytic tools such as ACL, Tableau, etc. is desirable