Senior Internal Auditor 3

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 ManagementSupport the development of tactical and strategic responses to observed findings noted in internal audit proceduresIdentify opportunities to improve operational activities, and make recommendations to Business Unit and Sector Management to design those changesDeliver Internal Audit results to the Director of Internal Audit & Assurance for inclusion in reporting to Cobham AES Holdings Inc. BoardAbility to travel up to 50%Confirmation that people processes, including performance management, are followedAppreciates the impact of business risk, partnering with management in the identification, assessment and mitigation of business riskThe development and sustainment of effective working relationships built on trust and respectEvaluate conditions and propose actionable recommendationsBrings appropriate contribution to the executive level as warranted Core Competencies: Ability to serve as a business partner for business unit management and to contribute to the general management of CobhamInternal audit experience, covering finance control and performance.Broader perspective in wider business processes eg program management and control and IT related issues within an engineering/manufacturing company preferable.Able to make plausible 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 riskPossess 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 organizationAbility to develop confidence and trust from the senior management levelsCapable of making appropriate contribution at the executive leadership levelsWillingness and availability for travel up to 50% Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or FinanceExperience in USG Compliance (EG, FARS/DFARS, FOCI, ITAR/EAR, government cost accounting)Three (3) 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 industryExperience with IT/ Integrated Financial Systems AuditsExperience 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 implementedLevel 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 Cobham Cobham DJ. Category: , Keywords: Internal Auditor0