Auditor Recovery Auditor
My successful and growing client in Letchworth is looking for an Auditor to join their team.
Depending on experience the salary will be £20,000 to £40,000
The candidate for this role must have fluent English with preferably a second language as first or second language with availability to travel abroad if/when required.
This position is responsible to conduct Contract Compliance for clients Purchasing Departments, to assess Operational Risk and Financial Risk, identify any non-compliance to the agreed terms of the contracts, quantify findings, and recover any overcharges.
Reviews Contracts, documentation, financial data and identifies potential risk and revenue loss
Prepares tests of the risk areas identified
Analyses data obtained from both client and supplier to execute testing and quantify any revenue loss
Documents, prepares, and submits reports for client and management by providing documented and supportive details.
Adheres to the overall timing and deadline of an audit cycle, including day-to-day management of the audit and responsible for meeting the revenue budget for that client.
Analyses and assesses problems regarding clients findings procedure and business operations based on appropriate audit concepts.
Moves efficiently between different audits with accuracy and flexibility.
Finds, supports and documents audit and findings operations.
Independently produces written correspondences to vendor inquiries.
Recommends changes in operations and audit activities.
Understands and manipulates client electronic data and computer proficient (Excel, Access and SQL) and identify discrepancies.
Team player, coaches audit assistants and new auditors.
Requirements Technical Qualifications
BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or other closely related field required.
CIMA, or other accounting certification or degree highly desirable.
Audit skills required. Recent Contract Compliance, Retail or other closely related financial audit experience in a commercial environment a plus.
Knowledge of accounting principles, including such concepts as cost accounting and allocations, overhead, manufacturing costs, general ledger and financial statements.
Good background in accounting systems with an emphasis on P2P, B2B and Accounts Payable.
Some experience in understanding and assessing operational processes and internal controls, including defining practical recommendations for improvement.
Has financial business acumen, with exposure to payroll; insurance; benefits; internal controls; common business practices and contract language.
Technology skills- experience using Excel and/or Access to effectively manipulate multiple large data sets to provide necessary analytical results for evaluation.
Excellent oral, aural and written communications skills. Experience with business report writing.
Previous experience conducting vendor and supplier audits for contract compliance a plus
Procurement and/or contracts experience a plus.
Required Personal Attributes
Foreign language and/or International work experience required.
Field employees combine work-from-home and travel to vendor sites; must be able to travel 50%, including internationally.
Self-motivated to improve standards and identify opportunities to advance knowledge and skills of self and team.
Team player who is committed to optimizing the effectiveness of the group dynamic by identifying and resolving issues that may impede individual or team effectiveness.
Demonstrated ability to maintain professionalism in interactions in potentially adversarial or sensitive work environments.
Excellent communicator; able to interact successfully at all levels with client and vendors personnel.
Innovative problem-solver; brings creativity, originality or tenacity to problem solving. Uses available technology in ways to increase productivity as well as identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, individually and in team settings.