The Staff Auditor will work closely with the Senior Auditor to assist in audits that evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls established to manage the Company's most significant risks. The Staff Auditor will assist in the planning and execution 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 Staff Auditor will also aid the Senior Auditor in the interpretation of test results and will assist in developing oral/written communication of audit results to the client. Additionally, the Staff Auditor will actively participate in departmental non-project activities.
Project Evaluation and Data Integrity
•Performs preliminary survey work and documents processes to identify significant risks and their related controls
•Assists the team in developing and executing test steps designed to evaluate the effectiveness of relevant internal cross-functional internal controls (i.e., store, financial, IT, etc.)
•Ensures work performed is accurately documented in accordance with the Internal Audit workpaper standards
•Assists the Senior Auditor in the identification and documentation of weakness in control design and effectiveness based on analysis performed.
•Assists the Senior Auditor with the summarization of audit findings
•Assists the Senior Auditor in coordinating with the client and management to ensure project milestone timelines are met
•Applies basic knowledge of IT, Operations, Finance, and Analysis to ensure efficiency throughout the audit engagement. Utilizes internal resources to assist when audit topics require intermediate to advanced knowledge
•Continuously develops knowledge of audit tools and techniques to ensure quality audit work
•Completes assigned audit plan within the established deadlines following Lowe's Audit Methodology
•Assists Senior Auditor 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 team and clients
•Develops client relationships professionally through consistent dialogue and open communications throughout the audit process
•Proactively collaborates and promotes knowledge share within Internal Audit team
•Meets or exceeds customers' expectations, looks for ways to improve their experience, while creating a seamless experience by understanding how the Staff Auditor II 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
•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
•2-4 years of audit (internal / external) experience or relevant business experience
•Master's Degree in business related field
•Retail business experience
•CPA, CIA, or CISA
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.
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