Senior Internal Auditor

Excellent opportunity with a well-respected and growing community bank in the Midlands.  This position is responsible for performing all aspects of audits which includes planning the audit, fieldwork, resolution of audit issues and report writing.  This position will also be responsible for conducting a full range of financial, compliance and operational audits.

  • Ensure audit goals and objectives are adequately met.
  • Prepare audit work papers to ensure audit recommendations are properly supported and documented and the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls have been properly evaluated.
  • Ensure audits are conducted in a timely and efficient manner and recommendations for corrective action are realistic and cost beneficial to the organization.
  • Review and analyze the scope of audit programs, recommending changes and improvements as appropriate including development of new audit programs when needed.
  • Develop and implement effective audit techniques and utilize documentation skills to adequately support audit findings within a timely manner.
  • Effectively prepare audit reports and communicate complex audit findings and recommendations to appropriate management levels, including senior management, in a timely manner.
  • Ability to evaluate internal controls and perform risk assessments in a banking environment.
  • Leverage technology to conduct analytics and streamline the audit process.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with audit clients.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 plus years of internal audit experience in a banking environment or in public accounting with banking clients
  • Banking regulatory compliance knowledge, mortgage experience and SOX preferred
  • Proficiency in computer skills, specifically Microsoft™ office products
  • Knowledge of the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework and Code of Ethics

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Professional designation desirable; CIA, CBA or CISA

To $90K

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1007

Controller

Manufacturer in the NE Columbia/Elgin area is seeking an experienced accounting manager.  Responsibilities include financial reporting, maintenance of the general ledger function, standard cost accounting, managing the fixed assets function, providing financial analysis, cash management, overseeing financial aspects of capital projects, participating in budgeting, forecasting, and SAP training, and so on.  Position reports to Chief Financial Officer.  SAP environment.

Position requires a BS-Accounting and 5+ years of accounting management experience in a manufacturing setting.  MBA and/or CMA preferred.  Candidate should have experience in standard cost accounting, cash management, budgeting, forecasting, and SAP.  Must possess excellent communication, analytical, and Excel skills.

To $90K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1906

Accounting Associate

Growing, blue-chip Columbia company is seeking an accounting professional to work with senior management and the accounting department to help manage and drive continuous improvement for its high-quality accounting and finance functions.   Specific duties include the following:

  • Execute monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting procedures to ensure high quality financial statements and reporting both on an investment and corporate level
  • Perform monthly close procedures within a defined timeframe
  • Prepare account reconciliations and post journal entries
  • Prepare financial statements and work papers
  • Responsible for accounts payable and vendor setup
  • Implement and maintain fixed asset ledgers for book and tax depreciation and amortization
  • Maintain and document policies and procedures around financial reporting, internal controls, and accounting system infrastructure
  • Provide acquisition and transaction support for Investments team
  • Assist with annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes and maintain monthly variance reporting
  • Assist with audit and tax preparation
  • Assist with special projects as needed

Ideal candidate would be a CPA or CPA candidate with 2-3 years of experience in public accounting and/or corporate real estate environment.  Masters degree ideal not but required.  Must possess excellent technical accounting, analytical, communication, organizational, and software skills combined with high energy, strong work ethic, attention to detail, and self-motivation.  Prior experience in the real estate industry strongly preferred.

To $65K plus bonus potential.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1406

Senior Public Accounting Openings

Well-respected Columbia CPA firms are seeking experienced audit and tax professionals.

  • Large local firm needs a Senior Auditor to plan, organize, and lead audit engagements for governmental clients.  CPA preferred.
  • Full-service Columbia firm is seeking a Tax Manager or Tax Senior to perform tax compliance and review, research and resolve client accounting issues, and assist with the firm’s growing health care practice.  No audit duties.  CPA required.

Both firms are seeking CPAs or CPA candidates with 3+ years of recent public accounting experience and an emphasis in either audit or tax.  Must possess excellent communication, analytical, technical, and Excel skills.

Market compensation.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO1206

Senior Internal Auditor

Large Midlands financial institution is seeking an audit professional for its internal audit function.  Position will be responsible for completing all stages of financial, operational, and information technology audit and consulting engagements, including planning, design, coordination, fieldwork, reporting, and follow-up activities.  Minimal travel!  Specific duties include the following:

·  Plans and conducts operational and financial audits in compliance with department  procedures.

·  Documents results of engagements within audit workpapers and communicates findings to the appropriate personnel.  Drafts and submits to management a written audit report for each pertinent assigned engagement.  Performs follow-up reviews based on management action plans and completion dates.

·  Assists in/completes assigned initiatives related to department quality assurance and improvement program.

·  Interacts with 3rd party vendor to facilitate ICFR (SOX) testing program.

·  Maintains awareness of developments in professional auditing standards, industry regulations and trends, bank operations and general information technology.

·  Interacts with external auditors and company personnel, including employees at other affiliated organizations.

Candidates should have Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and have 6+ years of auditing experience in corporate internal audit or public accounting setting.  Financial institution experience preferred.  Should possess excellent communication, analytical, and problem solving skills and project management experience.  CPA, CIA, or CISA preferred.

To $80K.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO0606

Business Manager

Prestigious law firm in downtown Columbia is seeking an experienced Business Manager.  This position has responsibility for accounting, financial reporting, billing/collections, trust accounts, time and billing function, payroll, miscellaneous special projects, etc.   Reports to Managing Partner and supervises a staff of 5-6.  Excellent work environment.

Successful candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree and prior accounting experience in a professional services environment (e.g., law firm, CPA firm, architectural/engineering firm, investment advisory firm, etc.).  Candidate should possess full-charge accounting skills , software/spreadsheet proficiency, time-and-billing competency, supervisory experience, strong communication skills, positive demeanor, initiative, and ability to work independently in a fast-paced professional environment.  CPA ideal but not required.

To $70K plus bonus potential.

Please submit your résumé in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

JO2112