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Internal Auditor

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Location:

Wilmington, Massachusetts

Job ID

2400234

The Internal Auditor will assist the internal audit department in planning, execution, and reporting of internal control (SOX), financial, and operational audits of various activities within the company. This consists of testing key controls, executing financial and operational audits, analyzing data to form reasonable conclusions, and preparing audit reports. This is a hybrid role working out of our Wilmington, MA office with the ability to work remotely part of the week. However, flexibility based on projects assigned and other business needs is required.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist in achieving full and continued compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”) including participating in scoping, planning, walkthroughs, testing, status reporting, and communicating with external auditors
  • Supports the internal audit group by participating in a wide variety of financial and operational internal audits and other special projects as assigned. Gathers and analyzes data through a variety of methods including interviews, financial research, etc.
  • Assist in developing and presenting findings and recommendations based on audit work performed to improve internal controls and other financial and operational processes
  • Prepare detailed work papers for each project assigned
  • Analyze data obtained for evidence
  • Assists in drafting Internal Audit reports identifying the scope, issues identified, recommendations and management action plans
  • Interacts and communicates with business process owners and upper-level management as needed during internal audit activities.
  • Learn and apply Internal Audit’s established policies, procedures and work paper standards
  • Assist in conducting internal financial fraud investigations and collaborate with the Employee Relations team to present recommendations based on findings as needed
  • Interview victims, witnesses, and employees in order to obtain case details related to an investigation
  • Assist in drafting Internal Audit investigation reports identifying the scope, result of the investigation, issues identified, recommendations and management action plans
  • Manage time effectively and efficiently to ensure assigned work is completed within established time frames
  • Develop and maintain technical audit skills through performing research and attending industry relevant training courses
  • Participate in other internal audit projects as assigned

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration required
  • Entry-level to 2 years of audit or industry accounting/finance experience
  • Willingness to obtain Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or other related industry certification after hire
  • Ability to travel up to 25% including air and local driving travel, reliable transportation required and valid US Drivers' License preferred
  • Ability to work and interact well with people at all levels of the organization
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytic skills and inquisitive personality
  • Ability to resolve problems/conflicts in tactful manner
  • Ability to work effectively on integrated teams
  • Attentive to detail and good self-review techniques
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines on multiple deliverables with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft applications
  • Experience with various ERP systems and cloud-based internal audit tools a plus
  • Able to lift approximately 20 to 40 pounds
  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing)

Benefits & Perks:

401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee Referral Bonuses.

UniFirst is an international leader in garment & Uniform services industry. We currently employ over 14,000 team partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws

UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@unifirst.com or call to let us know the nature of your request.

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