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  • Location: Downtown LA
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #343
Reputable real estate investment firm in Downtown LA is looking for a strong Senior Auditor who will be responsible for conducting operational, financial, and regulatory internal audits (no SOX testing).

Responsibilities:

  • Identify operational, compliance, financial, and reputational risks through risk assessment, audit and consulting activity
  • The ability to execute the planning, fieldwork and reporting stages of the internal audits
  • Leading interviews to understand current state systems, processes, and controls and assessing risk with minimal oversight and supervision
  • Performing walkthroughs of control processes and substantive testing, as necessary
  • Designing audit procedures for high-risk and complex audit areas
  • Designing and performing data analytic procedures to identify emerging risks and patterns
  • Completion of clear and concise work papers that articulate the work performed and the conclusions reached
  • Identifying, developing and documenting audit findings and discussing the findings with the stakeholders
  • Drafting audit reports and communicating audit results via verbal and written presentations to management
  • Advising stakeholders on the strengths and weaknesses of controls and developing effective solutions
  • Performing due date tracking, management follow-up, and validation testing for the remediation of audit findings
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders
  • Drafting audit committee and other internal audit meeting materials
  • Performing validation testing for the remediation of audit findings
  • Helping to advise stakeholders on the strengths and weaknesses of controls
  • Performing job administration responsibilities, including creating status reports and tracking budget-to-actual
  • Pursuing professional development opportunities via professional associations, certifications, and internal/external training
  • Performing various other tasks and special projects as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (Accounting, Finance, or Business-related field)
  • A CPA or CIA is preferred.
  • 4-5 years of audit experience
  • Internal audit experience within the asset management industry or financial services is preferred
  • Experience applying internal auditing standards, management principles and business practices
  • Experience collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions
  • Experience preparing for and presenting to senior audiences
  • Experience using data analytics to identify patterns and trends using data
  • Experience planning and managing project plans (includes ensuring timely completion of assigned project phases within a provided budget)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite applications, with a specific emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint to prepare work papers, reports, memos and summaries
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong skills in resolving problems and negotiating findings
  • Critical thinker with intellectual curiosity and proactivity in researching business concepts
  • Self-initiated and a self-starter
  • Excellent time management skills / an ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Flexible and team-oriented, and strong integrity and professionalism
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