The Director, Audit Services is responsible for effectively managing the internal audit team and ensuring the team performs independent and objective assurance activities to provide Santee Cooper Board of Directors and management assurance that controls are adequately designed and operating effectively. Manage and direct the execution and completion of individual audits in accordance with the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and ensure that Internal Audit is providing customers with high quality, value-added audit and consulting services for all Santee Cooper business units.
Essential Job Tasks:
Reviews results of all phases of the audit ensuring that findings, recommendations and conclusions are properly supported. Provides technical expertise and guidance to staff & others. Reviews Audit Reports and help communicate audit results effectively to Santee Cooper Management and the Board. Promotes continuous improvement, a positive working environment, and a strong team mentality. Coordinates with the Chief Audit Executive to perform annual risk assessment and develop a risk-based audit plan that determines the priorities of internal audit activities and is consistent with the goals & objectives of the company. Evaluates, counsels, mentors, and provides feedback on performance of direct reports. Recommends and prioritizes training opportunities for Financial & Operational audit staff that promote personal growth and professional development. Coordinates activities with the external auditors to ensure external work is completed in an effective and timely manner.Manages special audit projects as assigned. Assists the Chief Audit Executive in communicating with the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors on the activities of the Internal Audit function.
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related discipline and ten years of financial and operational experience. Five years as a supervisor required. Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or an advanced degree is required.
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