Senior Internal Auditor 4

Employer
Cobham
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Role Purpose: To support the Head of Internal audit in the delivery of the corporate objectives for this function (ie to provide a robust Internal Audit function for the group that is accepted by the business as adding value to the Business, directing processes, procedures and performance which are aligned with the corporate risk appetite and the wider corporate framework). This position is designed to afford the professional the opportunity to obtain exposure to multiple functions and facilities within the sector. The career path for this position may lead to a professional moving from the IA&A function to serve in leadership capacity for a site or Business Unit or continue in the capacity as a Senior Internal Auditor within the I&AA function. Reports to: Head of Internal Audit Key Responsibilities: Perform Internal Audit reviews to evaluate compliance with CAES policies, statutory legislation and sound business practices, communicating findings to Business Unit and Sector Management Support the development of tactical and strategic responses to observed findings noted in internal audit procedures Identify opportunities to improve operational activities, and make recommendations to Business Unit and Sector Management to design those changes Deliver Internal Audit results to the Director of Internal Audit & Assurance for inclusion in reporting to Cobham AES Holdings Inc. Board Ability to travel up to 50% Advanced internal audit experience covering finance, controls and performance but also wider business processes, eg USG compliance, program management and IT related issues Combines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgments about the business operations and actionable suggestions for improvement Confirms that people processes to include performance management, are followed Appreciates the impact of business risk, partnering with management in the identification, assessment and mitigation of business risk Has a high level of gravitas and commands respect Ability to evaluate conditions and propose actionable recommendations Has broad business awareness enabling an appropriate contribution at the executive level Core Competencies: Ability to serve as a business partner for senior management within business units and to contribute to the general management of CobhamInternal audit experience, ideally not only covering finance control and performance but also wider business processes eg program management and control and IT related issues, preferably within an engineering/manufacturing companyCombines experience, intuition and strategic thinking to make considered judgments about the operations of businesses and make actionable suggestions for improvementEnsures that people processes, including performance management, are followedHighly effective in the identification and assessment of business riskAdept at the development of business-relevant, plausible recommendations to mitigate business risk, as warrantedPossess outstanding interpersonal skills that enable solid working relationships with internal and external customers and business partners.Possess excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to enable effective, shared understanding and fully informed bases for decision making and planning within affected areas of the organizationDemonstrable experience of implementing process improvement/lean operations within a business, highly indicative of strong skills in the areas of root cause analysis, value stream mapping, structured problem solving, and solution implementation/action planning.Has a good level of gravitas, commands respect, and develops confidence and trust from the executive leadership levelsHas broad business awareness enabling an appropriate contribution at the executive leadership levels Minimum Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance Experience in USG Compliance (EG, FARS/DFARS, FOCI, ITAR/EAR, government cost accounting)Five (5) plus years' experience in Accounting / Finance role involving the design or audit of internal controlsExperience with internal and/or external audit within US Government contracting industry Experience with IT/ Integrated Financial Systems AuditsExperience interfacing with all levels of the organization and providing valuable insight and advice to colleagues performing functional activities through to the executives management teamExperience of recommending process improvements within a businessAdvanced skill level in MS Excel, solid working knowledge of MS PowerPoint and WordIn order to be considered for this opportunity, candidate must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship Key Measures & Milestones: Meeting or exceeding the Cobham Sector and/or BU business metricsAbility to maintain and improve the effectiveness of the internal financial and business control environment, particularly as regards budgeting and short and long term business planningIn collaboration with line management, level of effectiveness of corrective and preventive measures recommended and implemented Level of detailed familiarity of business operations within his or her scope of responsibilityDevelopment of knowledge/skills/abilities/competencies/other attributes required for promotion to targeted promotional opportunity within CobhamCobham DJ. 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