SUMMARY: This position is responsible for planning audit assignments and appraising, reporting, recommending and assisting in the development of the organizational system of internal control. The Senior Internal Auditor is accountable for executing team audit responsibilities with emphasis on financial and operational compliance.
Develops engagement scope, objectives, risks and appropriate tests for completing audit team assignments over critical review areas.
Prepares detailed and well-organized audit workpapers to demonstrate that key control techniques are tested to ensure that any significant control weaknesses are properly documented and identified for corrective action.
Independently completes engagement procedures and reviews audit team workpaper compilation to ensure that audit findings are properly supported and consistent with audit guidelines.
Writes audit and consulting reports for presentation to senior management that effectively communicate the results of the engagement and provide audit recommendations to address control issues.
Makes oral and written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of each audit or consulting engagement
Assists with internal audit reviews (and external examinations) performed by external, third-party firms as contracted by OPERS.
Independently completes special reviews at the request of management.
Delegates audit assignments to staff and provides training to new staff members.
Interacts with all levels of management in both conducting reviews; and providing assistance and information concerning reliability of financial information and the soundness of operations.
Maintains a customer service-oriented work approach towards internal and external customers.
Performs other duties as assigned.
4 years’ experience in auditing and/or financial analytics
PC proficient with intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Windows operating system: MS Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and MS Outlook
Auditing experience including investments and /or investment accounting
Auditing exposure to alternative investments
Familiarity with management control systems, organizational structures and information technology
Strong project management experience
Data mining and data analytic skills including but not limited to running queries using SQL software or similar tools
Internal Number: 2018038
About Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
Since 1935, OPERS has meant security and peace of mind to millions of Ohio’s retired public workers and their families. OPERS provides retirement, disability and survivor benefit programs for public employees throughout the state who are not covered by another state or local retirement system.
With unaudited defined benefit and health care investment assets of $101.4 billion as of Dec. 31, 2017, OPERS is the largest state pension fund in Ohio, and the 12th-largest public retirement system and 15th-largest retirement system in the U.S.
Located in the heart of downtown Columbus -- Ohio's capital city – OPERS is blocks away from the Ohio Statehouse and Capital Square.
OPERS serves more than 1 million past and present Ohio workers. This includes active (working) members, benefit recipients and former public workers who maintain an account with the system.