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Senior, Internal Audit in Queens, NY at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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    Queens, NY
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Job Description


Overview:       The Senior, Internal Audit will have responsibility for the effectiveness and continuous improvement of the in-place company-wide SOX control environment along with coordinating results with external auditors and reporting activities to the Audit Committee. 


                        In addition, the Senior, Internal Audit will plan and execute assigned Internal Audit reviews/special projects in accordance with accepted professional standards and report the results of those reviews to the Director, Internal Audit & Senior Management (CFO, CAO & CEO).


                        The expectation is that the individual in this role will be eligible for job rotation within operations finance/accounting in 2-3 years.  


Company:       Standard Motor Products, Inc. ($1billion, global, NYSE manufacturer/                distributor of automotive replacement parts) located Long Island City, NY


Activities:       Primary responsibilities of the position would include:


  • Performing reviews to provide a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of Control Systems, SOX monitoring, Financial Risk Management and Fraud Recognition.


  • Responsible for the effectiveness and continuous improvement of the in-place company-wide SOX control environment.  Ensure all objectives/goals are met in compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.


  • Assist Manager, Internal Audit in the development and management of eight (8) Independent SOX testers.


  • Assisting external auditors with interim/year end audits.


  • Performing internal audit reviews, including the development of detailed audit plans, programs and/or documentation.


  • Participating in Risk Assessment analysis for both Internal Audit  and SOX requirements.


  • Developing and demonstrating an understanding of the business, its processes and operations.


  • Managing special projects, as needed.



Job Requirements


and Skills:       To function as the Senior, Internal Audit the following experience and                              skills are required:


  • Approximately 2-5 years public audit experience; “Big 4” preferred.


  • Ability to manage his/her time effectively, meeting deadlines consistently while working on multiple tasks without sacrificing quality of work.


  • Capable of working as a team player and comfortable being part of a “hands on” team of professionals.  Strong work ethic a must.  


  • Ability to exercise proper judgment with above average analytical skills and upward mobility.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


  • Proficiency in MS Office Products and a general understanding of ERP Software. 


  • Travel up to 10-15%; domestic and international


  • CPA a must.  MBA would be desirable but not required.