1+ months
2018-07-092018-10-10

Internal Audit Finance & Operations Specialist

Chicago, IL 60664
Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance
Location: Chicago

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. May also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.

Job Description
The Internal Auditor performs audit projects in accordance with Accentures audit methodology and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing. The Internal Auditor Finance & Operations focuses on audit projects that involve accounting, finance, compliance, and operational processes.

The Internal Auditor effectively executes a wide range of Internal Audit activities in a high-quality and timely manner. In their role, they perform activities that include planning and developing work programs, identifying recommendations for continuous improvement in global processes and controls, communicating results, and following up on issues reported. They are also responsible for audit strategy development, organization risk assessment/planning, and completion of special requests for Accenture Management and the Audit Committee. Key responsibilities include:
Participating in, and in some cases supervising, the planning, execution, and communication of the risk-based work plan, including Accenture Management and Audit Committee special project requests, and operational, IT, compliance, financial, and investigative audits
Preparing well-written work papers and timely audit reports to ensure adequate documentation exists to support audit conclusions
Identifying, recommending, and reporting opportunities for continuous improvement in global accounting, finance, IT, and other processes and controls
Managing auditee relationships, including facilitating meetings, discussing findings, and presenting draft and final reports in a professional, high quality manner to leadership and board level audiences
Contributing to appropriate skilling of the IA team (e.g., recruiting, training and development, coaching/mentoring, providing career growth opportunities)
Leading and possessing confidence to interact with all levels, set objectives, and drive results
Navigating through ambiguity, managing and coordinating multiple project assignments simultaneously, and accepting ownership and accountability of the process and delivering on commitments
Keeping abreast of company policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions, and changes in local, state, and federal laws

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