Internal Auditor in Sandy, UT at Larry H. Miller Management Company/Automotive Division

Date Posted: 1/1/2020

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    Sandy, UT
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Job Description

Job Summary

The purpose for the position of Internal Auditor is to assist the Internal Audit Manager in 1) ensuring appropriate controls over financial reporting, 2) safeguarding of assets, 3) mitigation of identified risks, and 4) any other areas of focus as determined by the Internal Audit Manager for the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies (LHM). The person who fills this role will work primarily within the automotive division of LHM and be required to partner with key members of management to ensure continued compliance with controls and processes and to find effective and efficient solutions to control or mitigate weaknesses as they are identified.

Primary Responsibilities

* Partner with key automotive leaders and personnel regarding the identification, monitoring and testing of key controls within the dealerships
* Conduct preliminary surveys of audit areas to define scope and analyze risk
* Accumulate documentation for and assist in communication of group-wide policies
* Research, plan and develop audit objectives, audit approaches and scope
* Work closely with key automotive leaders and personnel to ensure management action plans are in place, as needed, and to remedy gaps in controls
* Help design and follow audit plans and programs to ensure complete coverage and analysis of assigned areas and to ensure compliance with group-wide policies
* Successfully complete audit assignments in a timely and efficient manner with limited supervision
* Explain and discuss potential risks, issues and opportunities with key company leaders to promote a strong compliance culture
* Prepare and maintain appropriate audit work papers, supporting documents and reports in compliance with departmental standards and professional practice requirements
* Have the ability to perform control, compliance, operational and financial audits as deemed necessary by the Internal Audit Manager
* Have the ability to work closely with the Internal Audit Manager, other internal audit personnel and company management
* Have an understanding of Information technology, including cyber and data security, data manipulation and management and the use of technology for strategic advantage.

Education/Experience Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or equivalent. CPA or CIA preferred but not required
* 2+ years of experience performing internal audits, financial statement audits or similar audit work
* Self-starter with the ability to navigate a matrix organization and deliver results
* Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
* Strong business acumen with cross-functional experience
* Well-developed verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to interface and influence all levels of management
* "Big Four" public accounting or similar experience
* Experience working with data systems and the ability to manipulate, analyze and organize significant amounts of data
* Full understanding of the audit lifecycle
* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others, both as a follower and as a leader

Operate with integrity.

* Demand the highest ethical standards from yourself and others.
* Set an example of positive attitude and professionalism.
* Communicate and help resolve customer complaints.
* Maintain confidentiality in all employee and company related issues.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:

* Leadership- the individual demonstrates ethical and followership behaviors which promotes Larry H. Miller standards resulting in a cohesive and effective team.
* Compliance- the individual understands and adheres to all Company standards, state and federal laws and regulations as well as product pricing guidelines of all lenders, agencies or business partners.
* Customer Service- the individual understands his/her role in providing excellent customer service through the defined Larry H. Miller processes which promote efficiencies, fairness and cost effectiveness.
* Ethics/Integrity- the individual represents LHM by conducting his/her self in a professional and courteous business manner that demonstrates integrity and avoids the actual or perception of a conflict of interest.
* Oral Communication- the individual clearly identifies and professionally expresses issues in positive or negative situations.
* Planning/Organizing- the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
* Quality- the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
* Dependability- the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
* Safety and Security- the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

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