Sr. Audit Analyst
Location:
Tampa , Florida
Posted:
October 27, 2016
Reference:
1604556
BMS Audit Services is recruiting the best talent to execute a dynamic risk-based audit plan that identifies value-added recommendations to enhance Company processes and controls.

The Senior Audit Analyst will work in a team environment to audit U.S.-based operations, international company subsidiaries, strategic initiatives, critical business processes and key third-party outsourcing arrangements. Audits include reviewing financial statements, testing business processes (revenue, expenditures, product disposal, procurement, etc.) and monitoring compliance with company policies, procedures, regulations (e.g., U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, interactions with healthcare professionals) and master services agreements.

Examples of past strategic audits include the Company’s social media programs, data privacy and sustainability reporting. Throughout the audits, the Senior Audit Analyst will have the opportunity to interact with senior management and enhance oral and written communication skills.

BMS Audit Services focuses on individual and team development and therefore the Senior Audit Analyst will participate with the team in at least two weeks of training annually, in addition to regular departmental meetings that include sharing best practices. BMS Audit Services is a source of key Finance talent in the Company. Graduates from Audit Services hold key Finance leadership roles within BMS as well as roles within business operations. In this role, Senior Audit Analysts will receive broad exposure across BMS’ sales & marketing businesses, technical operations (i.e., manufacturing), research & development, corporate finance and other aspects of the Company’s operations. Given the exposure and experience a Senior Audit Analyst receives, this position is a stepping stone to generally a manager role within Finance upon roll out from the department. BMS Audit Services’ mission is to provide independent, objective assurance and advisory services designed to add value and improve the Company’s operations. We support BMS’ business objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Participate in audit planning activities to develop audit scopes. Design audit programs and testing templates to determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with BMS policies and procedures and applicable laws and regulations. Conduct interviews of select personnel and document and assess business processes to determine the adequacy of the control environment. Identify value-added recommendations and align with local and corporate management on corrective actions to address identified risks. Present audit results to local and corporate management. Prepare audit reports detailing recommendations to strengthen and improve the control environment. Maintain work papers in accordance with BMS and IIA Standards. Participate in department projects to drive Audit Services value within the BMS Finance organization (Audit Newsletter, Audit Lessons Learned, etc.).


Qualifications:
EDUCATION
Degree - BS/BA or equivalent, MBA or other advanced degree desired.
Certification - Professional certification required (i.e., CPA, CA, CIA, CISA or equivalent).
Language - English required, fluency in additional language(s) preferred.
Regulations - Knowledge of GAAP and business laws and regulations required.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE
3 - 5 years of prior public accounting experience (Big 4 preferred) or experience in financial, operational, or compliance auditing.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Oral/Written - Ability to present concisely in oral and written format to all levels of management.
Process Design and Analysis - Ability to analyze complex processes and determine the efficiency and effectiveness of the process and related controls.
Computer Skills - Excel/Word capability required, flowcharting capability desired and Audit Command Language (ACL) preferred.

OTHER
Travel - Ability to travel 50% of the time.
Location - Position will be based in Tampa, FL
A little about us:
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