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Internal Audit Specialist

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00539828

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Job Title: Internal Audit Specialist

Level: 9 Specialist

Location: Dublin

 

Job Summary: 

  • Responsible for executing and providing supporting documentation to facilitate internal review activities, including process reviews, segregation of duties reviews, procedures reviews, and other global controls reviews
  • Responsible for providing, as appropriate, recommendations for continuous improvement in global processes and controls

Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise the detailed execution and communication of specific elements of the risk-based work plan, including Accenture management and Audit Committee special project requests
  • Apply audit experience to resolve more advanced, complex audit elements, including issues escalated by Audit Associates
  • Contribute to appropriate development of the Internal Audit team (e.g. training, coaching/mentoring, etc.)
  • Provide information and supporting documentation to the Internal Audit Manager – Europe, Audit Director and/or Managing Partner of Internal Audit as input for internal audit recommendations
  • As appropriate, identify and recommend improvements to global processes/controls
  • As appropriate, identify opportunities for continuous improvement of accounting, financial, and other processes and evaluation of change-driven risk
  • This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict responsibilities that may be assigned

Skills: 

  • Accounting background with strong analytical skills
  • Strong issue identification/analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standard
  • Very good oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and facilitation skills
  • Fluency in English.  A second European language would be preferred
  • Strong PC skills (MS Office, including Excel, Access and Word)

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Professional accountancy/auditing qualification desirable , e.g. ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CPA/CIA
  • 2/3 years’ experience in an Auditing environment
  • Exposure to US GAAP, IFRS and SOX

Travel:

  • Up to 20% travel requirement throughout the Europe region (with some ad-hoc travel to APAC/US)

Reporting: 

  • Reporting to: Internal Audit Manager – Europe

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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