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Senior Auditor

Location: 

White Plains, NY, US

Summary

Conduct internal audit activities within the organization, including providing independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization's operations. Internal audit is intended to assist the organization in accomplishing its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.  Internal Audit is accountable for developing and implementing a risk-based internal audit plan, assisting management in complying with applicable internal control policies and regulations, and working with management to bring cost effective and efficient leading practices.  Internal Audit has the authority to perform internal audit and consultative services, have access to necessary data when requested, obtain assistance of Authority personnel as needed.  Activities may include audits of financial, operational, IT, compliance/regulatory, or strategic business functions and related risks and controls.  May also include execution of special investigations/audits involving cases of fraud, waste, and abuse and/or ethical/regulatory complaints. Operate as ambassador and champion of the Internal Audit vision and strategy by demonstrating support and actively communicating with the audit team and the business.  #LI-AV1

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate key risks and internal controls, develop and/or review audit programs/risk & control matrices, benchmark financial and operational processes and controls, and participate in annual risk assessment activities.
  • Perform testing procedures such as detailed tests of controls including sampling/confidence levels and analytical procedures, to address risks identified.
  • Lead the drafting of internal audit reports and identify/document audit observations, root causes, risk/exposure, and recommendations for improvement. 
  • Create high quality deliverables, document audit work performed and results by preparing work papers, narratives, and flow charts for audit areas in scope.
  • Collaborate directly with clients and the internal audit team. Participate in client discussions and meetings, and identify client concerns.
  • Coach, mentor and review  work papers for auditors and interns.
  • Remain current on business and utility industry trends and NYPA-related strategic initiatives and share with the team.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of COSO, GAAP, FERC, FASB and IIA standards, and/or basic understanding of IT general controls.
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage time and deadlines, and execute assignments.
  • Ability to acquire, analyze and interpret large volumes of data to identify potential audit observations and develop practical recommendations.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
     

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 3 years audit experience.
     

Physical Requirements

Approximately 20% - 25% travel primarily within New York State.

 

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer                       

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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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