Senior Auditor, Internal Audit
ResponsibilitiesThe Senior Auditor position will be responsible for conducting operational, financial, and regulatory internal audits (no SOX testing). The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of team members.Responsibilities include:Identify operational, compliance, financial, and reputational risks through risk assessment, audit and consulting activity;The ability to execute the planning, fieldwork and reporting stages of the internal audits;Leading interviews to understand current state systems, processes, and controls and assessing risk with minimal oversight and supervision;Performing walk–throughs of control processes and substantive testing, as necessary;Designing audit procedures for high–risk and complex audit areas;Designing and performing data analytic procedures to identify emerging risks and patterns;Completion of clear and concise work papers that articulate the work performed and the conclusions reached;Identifying, developing and documenting audit findings and discussing the findings with the stakeholders;Drafting audit reports and communicating audit results via verbal and written presentations to management;Advising stakeholders on the strengths and weaknesses of controls and developing effective solutions;Performing due date tracking, management follow–up, and validation testing for the remediation of audit findings;Developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders;Drafting audit committee and other internal audit meeting materials;Performing validation testing for the remediation of audit findings;Helping to advise stakeholders on the strengths and weaknesses of controls;Performing job administration responsibilities, including creating status reports and tracking budget–to–actuals;Pursuing professional development opportunities via professional associations, certifications, and internal/external training; andPerforming various other tasks and special projects as required.Qualifications4–5 years of audit experience;Internal audit experience within the asset management industry or financial services is preferred;Experience applying internal auditing standards and accounting principles and practices, management principles and business practices;Experience collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions;Experience preparing for and presenting to senior audiences;Experience using data analytics to identify patterns and trends using data;Experience planning and managing project plans (includes ensuring timely completion of assigned project phases within a provided budget); andProficiency with Microsoft Office suite applications, with a specific emphasis on Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint to prepare work papers, reports, memos and summaries.Personal AttributesExcellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;Strong skills in resolving problems and negotiating findings;Critical thinker with intellectual curiosity and proactivity in researching business concepts;Self–initiated and a self–starter;Excellent time management skills / an ability to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines;Flexible and team–oriented, and strong integrity and professionalism.EducationBachelor's degree in relevant discipline (Accounting, Finance, or Business–related field). A CPA or CIA is preferred.Equal Opportunity Employment PolicyOaktree is committed to diversity and to equal opportunity employment. Oaktree does not make employment decisions on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, past or present physical or mental disability, HIV status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, veteran status, military service, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic violence victim status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances. This policy applies to hiring, placement, internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, recruitment advertising, transfers, demotions, layoffs, terminations, recruitment advertising, rates of pay and other forms of compensation and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.This policy applies to all Oaktree applicants, employees, clients, and contractors.