Job Description

Job Title : Internal Audit Specialist
Level: 9 - Specialist / Team Lead
Location:    Dublin


Accenture is a finance, technology and consulting company delivering change for our clients and our people across the globe. We’re helping drive a technology revolution—from digital to cloud to security—that’s sweeping across industries and governments in virtually every country. We collaborate with our clients—including 80% of the Fortune 500—to transform their businesses to anticipate the evolving needs of their customers. At the same time, we strive to enable our people to build their careers in an open environment of inclusion and diversity, complemented by our competitive employee benefits approach.  
 
Responsibilities:

  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial, and investigative audits; including process reviews, segregation of duties reviews, procedures reviews, and other global controls reviews.

  • Perform audit work, including plan preparation, work papers, findings, and associated reports.

  • Execute the risk-based work plan and verify the status and operating procedures of the company through a systematic program of audits.

  • Prepare audit reports and work papers to ensure adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.

  • Identify, recommend, and resolve improvements to global processes and controls.

  • Keep abreast of company policies and procedures, current developments in accounting and auditing professions.

  • Negotiate and resolve difficult audit issues and obtain management buy-in for constructive recommendations.

  • Manage auditee relationship, including facilitating meetings and discussions of findings, and presentation of draft and final reports in a professional manner.

  • Lead, coach and develop team members on an ongoing basis 



Qualifications

Skills:

  • Professional accountancy qualification, e.g. ACCA/ ACA/ CPA/ CIA

  • Min one year post-qualified, with 3 years’ experience in an Auditing environment 

  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills 

  • Excellent communication, interviewing, report writing and collaboration abilities.

  • Initiative, creative-thinker, and problem-solving skills 

  • Coaching and mentoring skills

  • Positive attitude and flexibility 

  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high-quality work standard 

  • Exposure to US GAAP and SOX would be an advantage

  • Strong PC skills (MS Office, including Excel and Word)

  • Fluency in English, a second European language would be an advantage

 
Travel:
  • Approx. 25% travel requirement throughout the Europe region (with some ad-hoc travel to APAC/US) 


About Accenture
 
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 505,000 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

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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