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Senior IT Auditor in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Reporting to the IT Internal Audit Manager, the Senior IT Internal Auditor plans and executes assigned IT assurance and consulting engagements, or assigned areas of such engagements that add value and help the Company accomplish its objectives through improvement in its risk management, control, governance, and operational processes. The Senior IT Auditor is responsible for assessing and reporting risks and executing internal audit processes and procedures to ensure proper assessment of the company’s IT controls environment. The Senior IT Auditor also promotes exceptional risk management, control, and corporate governance and drives continuously increasing awareness, knowledge, and appreciation for the importance and adoption of these concepts throughout the Company.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Audit Management

  • Conduct testing phases of the Company’s 404 compliance efforts.
  • Conduct IT, operational, financial, and compliance internal audits and review procedures.
  • Perform special IT investigations related to internal controls, internal auditing matters, and fraud.
  • Assist the external auditors in the interim and year-end financial statement audit process.
  • Obtain updates on audit issue action plans to assess and report on the status of managements’ deadlines.
  • Review evidence on audits and demonstrate the ability to draw appropriate conclusions regarding the state of controls tested.
  • Collect and consolidate data to support Internal Audit communications to Executive Officers, the Board of Directors, and Board of Directors Committees (e.g., Audit and Finance).
  • Generally provide support for internal control processes to evaluate efficiency and effectiveness of processes, procedures, and internal control systems.
  • Provide overall support for written audit reports.
  • Assess and promote consistent compliance of organizational policies, procedures, and standards to prevent illegal, unethical or improper conduct.
  • Communicate audit issues, both verbally and in written form, with clarity, conciseness, proper business style, and quality.
  • Provide support for IT investigations, including identification of internal control weaknesses.

Process Improvement Management

  • Identify improvements to internal audit policies and processes.

Direct Report Position Title(s)

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  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting, Finance, Operations, IT, Engineering)
  • 2+ years of experience in public accounting, internal audit and/or IT accounting roles


  • Graduate Degree (Business, Accounting, Finance, Law)
  • Certifications: CIA, CISA, CMA, or CPA
  • Experience with The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) Enterprise Risk Management framework and/or ISACA Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT) framework knowledge

Candidate Skills and Competencies


  • Professional Accounting Standards, Requirements, and Procedures Understanding and Compliance
    • Demonstrate a general understanding of professional accounting standards, requirements, and procedures related to the business (e.g. IFRS, SEC).
  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance
    • Assist in the continuous development of the organization's policies.
    • Analyze the impact of changes to organizational finance policies.
    • Encourage others to comply with all organizational regulations, policies, and processes.
  • Internal Control
    • Demonstrate a general understanding of the control systems the organization has in place to internally control financial operations.
    • Recommend productive and practical updates and modifications to the organization's control policies and procedures.
  • Data Analysis
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of metrics and how to find related data.
    • Identify appropriate metrics to assess initiatives and processes.
    • Communicate the rationale behind the collection and use of metrics.
    • Leverage basic tools to generate quality data.
    • Draw insight from basic metrics and share with clients.

Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear, taste and/or smell; the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Travel Required: Some travel (10% to 15%) – related to internal audit assignments in the U.S. and Canada.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations.  Nothing in this job description creates a contract of employment in any way for any person.   All employees hired by American Tire Distributors, Inc. are employees at will and the company reserves the right to terminate employees at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R07243