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Internal Audit Specialist
Ref No.: 18-65210
Location: New Jersey, New Jersey
Start Date: 09/06/2018
The Internal Audit Specialist will be directly involved with the team's various responsibilities of audit methodology, policy and procedures quality assurance improvement program, learning & talent management and department communications. Specifically, the specialist will have a key role in the following:
  • Support technical updates and other IAD training activities
  • Help develop and analyzing auditee surveys
  • Perform pre-issuance quality assurance checks of audit projects and reports
  • Perform horizontal and vertical quality assurance assessments of audit projects
  • Assist in the development and publication of periodic and ad-hoc department communications

Specific Responsibilities
Individual & Team Development
· - Track, monitor, and report the amount of training completed by IAD staff against department guidance
· - Maintain and validate the accuracy IAD certifications database on a quarterly basis.
· - Assist in the coordination of the department's quarterly town hall and annual planning meetings
· - Proactively contribute to the department
· - Mitigates risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.
Strategic Control Impact
· - Help develop, communicate and monitor adherence to department risk policies, procedures and best practices
· - Support the development and publication of the weekly internal newsletter.
· - Support IAD's training and communications
· - Support an environment of regulatory awareness and compliance
Quality Process
· - Maintain strong knowledge of IAD's policies and procedures
· - Develop innovative techniques to assess adherence and enhance IAD's policies, practices and training
  • Monitors relevant key performance metrics and manages workload to ensure that standards are met.
  • Produces and communicate standard and ad hoc metrics to enable each team to self-correct and drive toward department goals
  • Perform horizontal and vertical quality assurance assessments to determine:
· adherence to audit methodology,
· identification of potential improvement opportunities within audit methodology, and
· potential training needs based on thematic results

Audit Execution
- Support audit teams in articulating the audit methodology in response to their inquiries

- 5 years of experience
- The incumbent for this position should have a background in Internal audit, understanding of internal audit methodology and industry best practices or external audit.
- A bachelor's degree is required.