Director of Internal Audit in Houston, TX at Alltran

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description


The Director of Internal Audit has overall responsibility for the Internal Audit function. The position is responsible for ensuring Internal Audit is closely aligned with industry best practices in executing the duties across the Companies business and financial operations. Works to ensure roles, responsibilities, and results are efficiently coordinated and collectively optimizing the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance of the company.

 • Lead Internal Audit’s change initiative by implementing action plans related to risk assessment and annual planning, audit execution, audit reporting, staff recruiting and development and audit technology.

• Lead Internal Audit’s annual risk assessment and enterprise risk assessment and planning process to develop the audit plan and ensure the plan is responsive to and aligned with the risk profile of the organization.

• Oversee the execution of individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the highest level of service quality and client satisfaction.

• Issue all Internal Audit reports ensuring the reports are clear, concise, identify root causes with practical solutions, and ultimately provide value to management.

• Proactively inform senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention. 

• Perform Internal controls assessments of acquired companies or joint venture companies and lead efforts to mitigate identified control deficiencies.

• Manage the process to track, follow-up, and ultimately close all open audit issues.

• Actively participate in executive management meetings and/or committees to ensure that Internal Audit is well-informed of key business developments that could have an impact on audit priorities and/or plans.

• Ensure that Internal Audit is performing its work in accordance with established professional standards and remain abreast of emerging trends and best practices that can be incorporated into the function.

• Oversee Internal Audit’s participation in critical business and technology initiatives and projects ensuring that audit’s perspective is effectively voiced and appropriate controls are designed and implemented on a proactive basis.

• Maintain audit technology platform leveraging support from the information systems group as needed.

• Coordinate the activities of external auditors including how best to leverage the work performed and results produced from Internal Audit’s work.

• Serve as the key point person on all regulatory exams and other third-party audit

Job Requirements


 Knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards

• Knowledge of Accounting and Finance Principles and Practices

• Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures, regulations and law • Planning and Time Management

• Effective Communication and Human Relations skills

• Critical Thinking and Analysis • Tenacity and Ethics

• Technology Proficient (excel, word, Visio, ability to learn new software)

Experience and Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance or other closely related field.

• Certified Internal Audit (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required

• 8 or more years’ experience in auditing or accounting; 3 years in a Management role

This position description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principle job elements essential to the job.

Alltran does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation


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