Senior Auditor I
Location:
Mooresville , North Carolina
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
1282494BR
Job Summary:
The Senior Auditor I will work closely with the Audit Manager and Senior Auditor II to assist in audits that evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls established to manage the Company's most significant risks. The Senior Auditor I will participate in the planning, execution, and reporting of audit engagements by conducting interviews and walkthroughs with process owners; assist in the development and execution of audit test steps associated with related controls; and prepare workpapers to document the audit work performed to support conclusions reached. The Senior Auditor I will also aid the Audit Manager and Senior Auditor II in the interpretation of test results and will assist in developing, as well as delivering, oral/written communication of audit results to the client. Additionally, the Senior Auditor I will assist in training less experienced auditors in the audit methodology and actively participate in departmental non-project activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
Evaluation and Data Analysis
•Performs preliminary survey work and documents processes to identify significant risks and their related controls
•Works in a cross-functional team to develop and execute test steps designed to evaluate the effectiveness of relevant internal controls
•Ensures work performed is accurately documented in accordance with the Internal Audit workpaper standards
•Identifies and documents weaknesses in control design based on analysis performed
•Assists with the summarization of audit findings and preparation of formal audit reports

Project Management / Leadership
•Assists in coordinating with the client and audit management to ensure project milestone timelines are met
•Applies intermediate knowledge of IT, Operations, Finance, and Analysis to ensure efficiency through the audit engagement. Utilizes internal resources to assist when audit topics require intermediate to advanced knowledge
•Discusses project expectations and communicates with the team throughout the audit engagement
•Delivers on the job training and encourages staff development through the use of different auditing and analytical tools
•Reviews staff audit work and provides timely feedback if documentation is not relevant, thorough, accurate, and/or adequately supported

Project Communication
•Assists in ensuring significant findings, root causes, risk exposures, and management action plans are concise and documented in a timely manner
•Communicates audit exceptions and other items of concern in a timely manner to audit management and the client as needed
•Manages client relationships professionally through the ability to maintain consistent dialogue and open communications throughout the audit process
•Proactively collaborates and promotes knowledge share within Internal Audit team

Business Influence
•Meets or exceeds customers' expectations, looks for ways to improve their experience, while creating a seamless experience by understanding how the Senior Auditor I role, team goals, and daily activities fit into the company vision
•Drives for results by consistently achieving goals and pushing to complete tasks by their deadlines

Collaboration with Others
•Works cross-functionally to manage and organize work processes and ensure most efficient work flow
•Supports a collaborative environment by working in a team of peers to solve problems and shares information with peers, manager, and customers as appropriate

Self-Development
•Organizes resources and information in an efficient manner to handle competing demands and accomplish what needs to be done

Required Minimum Qualifications:
•Bachelor's Degree or equivalent business experience
•3-5 years of audit (internal / external) experience or relevant business experience
•Demonstrated experience managing project teams

Preferred Qualifications:
•Master's Degree in business related field
•CPA, CIA, or CISA
•Retail business experience

About Lowe's:
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving more than 17 million customers a week in the United States, Canada and Mexico. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $65.0 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service 2,365 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 290,000 people. Founded in 1946 and based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. For more information, visit Lowes.com.

Lowe's is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.

A little about us:
Lowe’s isn’t just a home improvement company; we’re committed to creating a culture that’s inspiring.

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