Opportunities

Bank Audit Consultants

Buck Business Partners (BBP) has a need for several Bank Audit Consultants who have experience with auditing mortgage operations to perform a full life-cycle audit of a client’s Mortgage operation.

Optimally the Audit Consultants need to have significant experience with mortgage operations, capital markets and hedging.  BBP’s client is a regional bank requiring an internal audit engagement during Q1 2018. This engagement will require multiple audits and travel to client location(s).  Most audit work will be performed on-site with a portion also performed remotely.  BBP will engage multiple Audit Consultants.

Audit Consultants must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience and must maintain the following essential capabilities:

  • Designing and performing risk assessments
  • Developing audit programs and testing plans
  • Leading and executing Audits and audit projects (As an individual and as part of a team.)
  • Documenting audit work and testing
  • Reporting and presenting audit observations and recommendations
  • Tracking and resolving management action plans relative to audit observations reported
  • Strong understanding of policies, procedures, business processes and controls
  • Ability to analyze and identify root causes of internal control issues and make appropriate recommendations

Educational Requirement:

  • BA/BS Degree in applicable major
  • CIA, CPA, MBA, a plus

 IT Internal Audit Consultants

BBP is currently recruiting and hiring IT Internal Audit Consultants to serve a variety of clients in different industries.  The ideal candidate will maintain a minimum of 5 years of relevant IT Audit experience in performing full lifecycle IT audits and projects.   He or she must have excellent inter-personal skills and relationship management skills.  Effective written and verbal communications skills are a must as IT Internal Audit Consultants will interact with all levels of client management and staff.  Experience with Big 4 Firms or Management Consulting Companies preferred but not required.

Essential Capabilities:

  • Designing and performing IT risk assessments
  • Developing IT Audit Programs
  • Leading and executing IT Audits and Projects (As an individual and as part of a team.)
  • Documenting IT audit work and testing
  • Reporting and presenting IT audit observations and recommendations
  • Tracking and resolving management action plans relative to IT audit observations reported
  • Ability to travel

Technical Qualifications:

  • A strong understanding and experience auditing IT General Controls (Security, Change Management, User Access Management, Disaster Back-up Recovery, Batch Job Management, Problem & Incident Management,  Data Center, etc.) and Application Controls
  • Working knowledge of system architecture, business processes and system risks, operating systems and different database platforms inclusive of understanding networking concepts and security configurations
  • Competent knowledge of IT operations, procedures and policies
  • Maintain an understanding of frameworks and guidelines such as IIA, COSO, COBIT, NIST, SOX, PCI DSS
  • Strong knowledge of segregation of duties controls
  • Experience testing and evaluating SOX IT risks and controls
  • Experience performing internal audits of third party data center service providers
  • Measurable experience with data analytics and data mining tools
  • Experience with vulnerability management
  • Certified or working towards a CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA, or CPA. 

Educational Requirement:

  • BA/BS Degree in applicable major
  • MBA, a plus

Internal Audit Consultants

BBP is currently recruiting and hiring Internal Audit Consultants to serve a variety of clients in different industries.  The ideal candidate will maintain a minimum of 5 years of relevant Audit experience in performing full lifecycle audits - financial, operational, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and compliance.   He or she must have excellent inter-personal skills and relationship management skills.  Effective written and verbal communications skills are a must as Internal Audit Consultants will interact with all levels of client management and staff.  Experience with Big 4 Firms or Management Consulting Companies preferred but not required.

Essential Capabilities:

  • Designing and performing risk assessments
  • Developing audit programs and testing plans
  • Leading and executing Audits and audit projects (As an individual and as part of a team.)
  • Documenting audit work and testing
  • Reporting and presenting audit observations and recommendations
  • Tracking and resolving management action plans relative to audit observations reported
  • Ability to travel

Technical Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of policies, procedures, business processes and controls
  • Ability to analyze and identify root causes of internal control issues and make appropriate recommendations
  • Experience with SOX 404 controls requirements, external auditing support for control walkthroughs and substantive audit testing
  • Experience with internal audit software programs (GRC, TeamMate, etc.)
  • Prior experience leading and performing vendor audits, contract audits, Cost Recovery Audits, and Procurement & Supply Chain Audits
  • Internal Audit Transformation experience.
  • Sound understanding of control frameworks such as COSO, CoCo,  and COBIT.
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Fraud audits and investigations
  • Entity Level Controls
  • Continuous Auditing and Monitoring
  • Experience with CAATs – ACL, IDEA, etc.
  • Certified, or working towards a CPA, CIA or CFE

 Educational Requirement:

  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  • MBA, a plus

 

**Buck Business Partners is also actively recruiting Accountants, Bookkeepers, and Project Managers.**  If interested, please apply using the link at the bottom of the page.

 

Job Opportunities – Permanent Placement

Buck Business Partners is also recruiting candidates for internal audit positions for their client, a Fortune 500 retail products and service company.  The company is headquartered in the Charlotte area and has two open positions described below.

Senior Internal Auditor

  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of Operational Audit experience.
  • Diversified Industry Experience. Retail Industry is a plus.
  • Must have the capability to work in an unstructured environment and with matrixed organizations
  • Capable of dealing with ambiguity, complex non-routine audits
  • Big 4 experience is a plus.
  • Have sound people skills.
  • Needs to be able to work/handle multiple and competing priorities
  • Have good communications skills (written/verbal/presentation)
  • Less than 10% travel
  • Some Relocation Offered.

Educational Requirement:

  • BA/BS Degree in applicable major
  • CIA, CPA, MBA, a plus

Senior IT Internal Auditor

  • Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of IT Audit experience inclusive of experience with PCI Compliance and Data Security Standards (DSS).
  • Diversified Industry Experience. Retail Industry is a plus.
  • Must have the capability to work in an unstructured environment and with matrixed organizations
  • Capable of dealing with ambiguity, complex non-routine audits
  • Big 4 experience is a plus.
  • Have sound people skills.
  • Needs to be able to work/handle multiple and competing priorities
  • Have good communications skills (written/verbal/presentation)
  • Less than 10% travel
  • Some Relocation Offered.

Educational Requirement

  • BA/BS Degree in applicable major
  • CIA, CPA, MBA, a plus.

 

We are also recruiting a SOX Audit Manager to fill a role with our Financial Services client based in Charlotte, NC.  Our client is offering a competitive salary and benefits package with this opportunity.  Please see Job Description below.

Financial Services SOX Audit Manager

Position Overview:

The Manager of SOX Compliance is a critical role supporting the Internal Audit function. This individual is responsible for assisting in the design and implementation of key aspects of Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) financial reporting compliance, including planning, risk assessment, internal control design, documentation and evaluation. This role provides a special opportunity to develop a deep understanding of the company’s business and IT processes while working closely with the AVP and VP of Internal Audit, the Accounting Management team and cross functional business units to identify, design, and document the Company’s internal control environment. You will be expected to learn quickly, problem solve, collaborate, and work diligently while maintaining attention to detail.

Working Relationships:

The position will report to the AVP and VP of Internal Audit and work in partnership with key stakeholders, business process owners, control owners, the Information Technology (IT) team, any co-sourced SOX resources and the external auditors.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the AVP and VP of Internal Audit in developing and maintaining an effective control environment that complies with the testing and reporting requirements of SOX 404
  • Assist the AVP and VP of Internal Audit by serving as liaison between the process owners, IA co-sourced providers, and the external auditors
  • Assist in the development and management of the SOX project lifecycle (including scoping, documentation (process and RCM), test of design, test of effectiveness, remediation and reporting
  • Coordinate and ensure SOX 404 objectives, deliverables and timelines are met
  • Coordinate and track internal/external control testing progress, identification of control gaps and remediation efforts
  • Provide subject matter expertise on control design and implementation, and guidance for remediation efforts
  • Support improvement relating to internal controls within corporate IT systems and consult on internal controls during the implementation of new IT systems
  • Proactively identify and monitor process and system changes, and other areas of change that have a direct impact on the Company's financial statements and related disclosures
  • Evaluate control deficiencies in accordance with a framework designed in collaboration with the external auditors
  • Maintain the SOX repository of documentation, testing evidence and internal policies
  • Provide summary status reporting/presentation to business units and management
  • Plan and execute SOX company-wide communications and develop training sessions, as deemed appropriate
  • Maintain working knowledge of laws and industry guidance for establishing, maintaining and reporting on internal controls (e.g., PCAOB guidance, SEC, GAAP Accounting, COSO, etc.)
  • Champion risks and controls considerations, and corporate governance concepts
  • Foster strong relationships with business, technology partners and external auditors; be a trusted advisor
  • Minimal domestic travel
  • Work on special assignments as needed

 

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please use the link below to complete a Buck Business Partners Employment Application and email to [email protected].  

Click Here for the BBP Application for Employment