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Senior Internal Auditor

LBMC OVERVIEW

LBMC is a great place to work and we have the awards and people to prove it! As one of the fastest growing companies since our inception over 30 years ago, we know that people are the key to how to maintain our success. Our people, culture, benefit options, growth opportunities, and not to mention that we are located in some pretty amazing cities in Tennessee, all come together to make us a TOP Work Place

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is a client-facing role and will service firm clients. The senior internal auditor will perform diversified auditing assignments as assigned by management or firm clients. In addition, the senior internal auditor will train and develop the technical skills of the staff auditors through review of their work and oversight of their daily responsibilities. As a senior internal auditor gains more experience and proficiency, he or she is given more responsibilities and more difficult tasks, which could involve some of the duties and responsibilities of a manager. 

PRIMARY DUTIES | RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical Expertise and Work Quality 

Applying the knowledge obtained through previous work experience as a staff, performs diversified auditing projects as assigned by management.

  1. Utilizes analytical skills to perform review functions as well as identify issues not discovered at the Staff level.
  2. Serves as the primary day-to-day contact for the staff team members and effectively communicates with them both in assigning and reviewing work.
  3. Prepares complete work papers in conformity with standards including scope/conclusion narrative, adequate supporting documentation, tick mark and work paper cross references.
  4. Demonstrates working knowledge of clients' business needs by beginning to identify and resolve issues through the engagement process.
  5. Demonstrates excellent technical writing skills in drafting process/system narratives and process maps. 
  6. Demonstrates the ability to perform risk-based audits. 
  7. Obtains an annual utilization budget of 1,850 chargeable hours.

Professional Development

The candidate continues to develop technical skills in auditing and consulting as work experience increases and applies those skills to work performed for clients. The candidate also develops job administration skills, which includes:

  1. Determining what services clients need.
  2. Planning of engagements.
  3. Ensuring engagements move along in accordance with the planning and work standards of the firm and communicating of progress to appropriate management personnel.
  4. Recognizing opportunities for utilizing client personnel in the efficient completion of assigned tasks.
  5. Taking responsibility for seeing an assigned job all the way to its ultimate delivery to the client by the agreed due date.

Business Development/Client Relationships

  • Develops name recognition with clients and their personnel and works to build relationships with key employees of clients.
  • Joins committees and/or volunteers for leadership roles with community/civic organizations for which he/she is a member.

Leading and/or Developing Others

  1. Trains less experienced staff through on the job experiences.
  2. Will also perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION | SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree plus completion of additional course hours necessary to be qualified to sit for the CPA exam.
  • Should have CPA license or actively working towards achieving CPA license.
  • 2-4 years previous experience as a staff auditor with a public accounting firm.

HIGHLIGHT OF LBMC'S BENEFITS | PERKS 

  • Employee development and training programs, such as including a Women's Initiative Network, Coaching Program, and Young Professionals Group. 
  • Eight week paid maternity leave
  • Two week paid paternity/adoptive leave
  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • CPA exam bonuses
  • Provided refreshments
  • Business casual dress
  • Local charity support
  • Quarterly and holiday office celebrations
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