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Auditor Sr. - Secaucus, NJ in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/15/2019

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    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. As a Sr. Auditor, you will have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

Summary: Conduct audits with both financial and operational impact throughout the organization. Internal audit team members work collaboratively across all levels of the organization and are given the opportunity to lead and/or manage challenging/unique projects in addition to audit engagements. Our audit teams work collaboratively; travel together in groups of 2-6 and visit popular destinations throughout the world, with less overall travel than is standard for the profession. Quest internal audit fosters continuous learning through on-the-job exposure and formal training. Auditors often have the opportunity to rotate into corporate finance or business operational positions based on performance and availability of roles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.     Initiate audit planning, develop audit scope, prepare and distribute scoping letters, assign roles for audit team, establish time frame for task completion, communicate key objectives & goals.

2.     Complete required auditor training from the Corporate Executive Board if prior audit work experience is not present.

3.     Participate in execution of each audit from start to finish, including detailed review of audit engagement team work papers.

4.     Complete ad-hoc special projects/investigations at the request of Senior Management, Legal or Corporate Security. Projects may include review of a large amount of data through the use of data analytics to identify trends or potential fraud.

5.     Work with audit location Management to gain commitment consistent with audit objectives. Effectively communicate with management and process owners at the audit location regarding scheduling, questionnaires and observations of the process.

6.     Prepare oral and written presentation of audit scope/plan and findings to Senior Management in the form of reports or memos.

7.     In charge audit engagement team (including Senior Auditors, Staff Auditors, Guest Auditors and external consultants) and provide documented performance feedback to the audit team upon the conclusion of the engagement.

8.     Analyze complex situations which may require interpreting unusual and conflicting information.

9.     Provide coaching and mentoring to strengthen staff auditor and/or interns within the department.

10. Handle multiple tasks with varying priorities and set appropriate deadlines. Effectively communicate with management when a deadline needs to be adjusted.

11. Travel approximately 10-20% throughout the year with mainly domestic travel; certain locations are within driving distance (MA, NY, NJ PA, MD and VA). International travel (if applicable) to include but not limited to Mexico, Brazil, India and the UK.


Education Preferred:

Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance/Business related area.

CPA, MBA or CIA preferred.

Work Experience:

3+ years of relevant work experience in accounting, finance and/or external auditing experience is strongly preferred.


Ability to push through roadblocks and challenges to accomplish the objective and goal individually and within a group.

Ability to understand and trend audit reports and financial statements using analytical skills. Proficient in MS Excel.

Excellent Communication and writing skills.

Willingness to rotate out of internal audit in 2-3 years into another role within the company.

Experience with data analytics is a plus.

Willingness to travel 10-20% of the time.