Director, Financial Audit and Advisory

Frazier & Deeter
17 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Director, Financial Audit and Advisory
Atlanta, GA or Alpharetta, GA

Frazier & Deeter is currently seeking a Director of Financial Audit and Advisory. This job is available in our Atlanta or Alpharetta location.

Process, Risk & Governance Practice

Through its Process, Risk & Governance (PRG) practice Frazier & Deeter has developed a world–class team advising clients on all matters related to risk management, compliance, process improvement, IT optimization and internal controls. Our clients include a broad range publicly traded companies, high–growth pre–IPO organizations, and entrepreneurial private companies making a difference in a variety of industries – healthcare, fintech, technology, media and entertainment, banking, retail, manufacturing and distribution, gaming, hospitality, restaurants, and many more. We are a meaningful part of our client' teams, providing insights, leadership and subject matter expertise that helps them successfully manage their most critical risk and control initiatives. Our core services include:

The menu of services delivered by our talented team includes:
  • Internal audit advisory through outsourcing and co–sourcing relationships
  • Sarbanes–Oxley program leadership
  • Financial services advisory
  • System and Organization Controls ("SOC") examinations
  • IT audit and risk assessment, including cybersecurity risk assessments and ISO 27001 certification
  • Healthcare compliance such as HITRUST and HIPAA requirements
  • PCI
The PRG practice is well–positioned to pace the overall growth of the Firm due to our unique positioning in the marketplace and overall demand for our services. We are seeking self–motivated and qualified candidates with a passion for quality client service to join our growing team.

Job description

The PRG Director, Financial Audit and Advisory will be an executive–level member of the PRG leadership team responsible for leading engagement teams delivering Internal Audit / Sarbanes–Oxley services. This may include serving mid–sized publicly traded companies (up to $5B in annual revenues), pre–IPO companies, industry–leading private companies, government agencies, non–profits, etc. The most successful candidate will have most or all of the following characteristics:
  • 8–10 years financial audit experience
  • CPA mandatory, CIA and other relevant certifications desirable
  • Demonstrated success in a client service role, preferably with Big 4 or national advisory firm with responsibility for leading Sarbanes–Oxley engagements
  • Versatile industry experience a plus, specifically healthcare, technology, payments, and banking
  • Financial statement audit experience desired, working knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and technical accounting standards strongly preferred
  • Ability to interact with external auditors and members of senior management to co–develop expectations, design and manage project scope, and communicate and interpret key audit priorities and issues
  • Exceptional project management skills with capability to present to Board / C–suite audience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Subject matter expertise related to Sarbanes–Oxley / PCAOB and SEC standards and application – scoping and risk assessment, identifying significant accounts, preparing process documentation, identifying and preparing a risk and control matrix, creating test plans, ensuring quality and adherence to methodology through detailed review, ensuring accuracy of conclusions, clearly articulate findings and deliver actionable recommendations, evaluate severity of deficiencies
  • Experience with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) InternationalStandards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, COSO 2013 Internal Control Framework, and COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Business acumen, ability to anticipate and escalate issues
  • Ability to lead and manage complex engagements, meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of IT general control concepts and IT control frameworks and standards (COBIT, GTAG, GAIT, etc.)
  • Teaching and staff development
  • Ability and appetite to invest into relationships
  • Exemplify a positive attitude and strong work ethic with a commitment to teamwork and professionalism
  • Ability to travel 20% to 40%
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