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Risk Analyst in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

SUMMARY The Internal Auditor II position is responsible to assist the internal audit team in completing the objectives of Internal Audits Annual Audit Plan by performing financial and operational audits and special projects as assigned. This position is also responsible for assisting with developing testing audit programs, preparing written findings and recommendations, preparing draft reports, and organizing all Audit work papers in a clear and concise format. This person will assist the Internal Audit team in all areas to include the Essential Duties and Responsibilities as well as strive to maintain Advances vision, mission and culture.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. At all times, maintain the ideal Team Member 7 characteristics: Friendly, Product Knowledgeable, Customer Oriented, Team Player, Detail Oriented, Change Oriented, and Dependable. Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Assists in the execution of Company operational and financial audits to identify opportunities where internal controls can be cost effectively enhanced. Maintains technical professional knowledge of general business economic developments, and becomes familiar with the Companys operations. Responsible to assist the in-charge auditor to develop audit and/or business objectives, control activities, scope, and audit programs. Assist with implementation of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act by testing controls identified by management. Performs assigned audit procedures in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. Ability to identify and understand complex issues and recognize opportunities while comparing data from different sources and drawing appropriate conclusions. Conducts interviews, gathers information, and documents results of the information gathering phase. Prepares clear and concise working papers, audit reports and other communications, to document procedures performed, control issues, root cause analysis, recommendations and conclusions. Communicates both orally and in writing to all Team Members and various levels of management. Communicates progress of audit assignments with the auditor in-charge and client Team Members on a consistent and timely basis. Develops entry level staff auditors by using good leadership, review and coaching techniques. Ability to plan and organize work in an efficient manner while establishing challenging goals personally and for the Team that consistently meet objectives and exceed expectations. Builds strategic professional working relationships with Team members within the Company, and demonstrates a commitment to customer focus and client satisfaction. Attends continuing education opportunities inside and outside of the organization to keep informed about improvements and current developments in audit standards, procedures and techniques. Utilizes avenues to ensure that the 3 Profits basics are met - Proper Merchandising, Cost Control and Shrink Control. Adheres to the Sales Customer Satisfaction Five Basics: Quality, Quality Control, Good Housekeeping, Proper Stock Levels, Variety, Proper Pricing POP, Legendary Customer Service. Assists the Companys external auditors when requested by the Audit Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position will supervise entry level staff auditors when necessary to conduct audits.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or

EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree in accounting and/or related field from a four-year college or university. Must have four years accounting or general business experience with one plus year Audit experience and computer skills including Word, Excel and e-mail. Education above the bachelors degree level may be substituted for Internal Audit or accounting experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS It is expected that Team Members are qualified to sit for or are working towards achieving one or more of the following certifications; Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift andor move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift andor move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.