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Internal Auditor in Norfolk, VA at PRA Group

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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Job Description

We invite you to explore a future with us at PRA Group, a diverse and growing company that has a tangible impact on the global economy.

Position Summary: 



Job Profile Summary
The Internal Audit group is seeking a Staff Auditor to be a part of a best-in-class Audit Professional Practices function. This role provides the opportunity to challenge the status quo, provide fresh insights, and act on key areas of improvement. Professional Practices owns the design and implementation of the Audit quality assurance program, Audit Committee and Executive reporting, operational metrics, internal audit policies and standards, and is responsible for driving consistency across the various teams in Internal Audit. This team will also serve as a key liaison between Internal Audit and external regulators and auditors and routinely interacts with various internal risk and control groups and committees. Professional Practices is also involved in the evaluation, acquisition, and implementation of audit tools and technology.Key  Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned):
  • Assist in the Overall definition and advancement of the Audit Methodology, including risk-based cyclical audit plan, continuous monitoring, SOX testing, and targeted reviews
  • Coordinate and facilitate the design and definition of the Internal Audit Department, including associated policies, standards, and practice aids
  • Facilitate Internal Audits annual risk assessment and planning exercise, including quarterly plan refreshes
  • Participate in the departments Quality Assurance and Improvement Program (QAIP)
  • Manage the departments overall training program
  • Work closely with the PP Manager and Audit SLT  across different regions to continuously improve audit data analytics, key performance indicators, and board and executive-level reporting packages
  • Provide input to the Audit Groups strategic plan
  • Lead special projects
  • Reporting to the Manager, Professional Practices, this position will be responsible for the activities of direct reports and matrixed staff (audit professionals assigned based on priorities and active projects).

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

  • Under Graduate Degree or equivalent.
  • Three years of experience in internal audit, compliance, risk or project management.
  • The ability to think outside-the-box and collaborate with associates within the Audit group, as well as other teams across the organization.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo, while still achieving the Management Teams policy objectives, operating within company policy, and meeting regulatory expectations.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory standards and audit industry standards including approaches to assessing, prioritizing, and remediating gaps.
  • Three years of experience in internal audit, compliance, risk or project management.
  • The ability to think outside-the-box and collaborate with associates within the Audit group, as well as other teams across the organization.
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo, while still achieving the Management Teams policy objectives, operating within company policy, and meeting regulatory expectations.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory standards and audit industry standards including approaches to assessing, prioritizing, and remediating gaps.

Work Environment:

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as the employee works in an office environment, in an individual work station, using telephone and computer.  Employee is required to work evenings and weekends as required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Disclaimer:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.