DISH

Staff/Senior Internal Auditor

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-40106
Category
Accounting

Summary

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry.  Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves.  We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider.  We are doing it again with the launch of the first live, internet-delivered TV Service – Sling TV, that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

 

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

 

We have a bold sense of pride, adventure, and desire to win – it’s in our DNA.  And we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

 

Opportunity is here.  We are DISH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Dish Network’s Internal Audit Department is looking for an energetic, dynamic, team-oriented auditor to assist with the execution of financial, operational, fraud investigations, or other audits and special projects.  Using a risk based integrated audit approach, the incumbent will assist with defining the scope of audits based on an analysis of business risks and employ techniques such as process, statistical, and forensic analysis, internal control assessment, financial modeling, and utilization of ACL software to evaluate company processes and identify opportunities for improvement.  To help business units optimize their efficacy and overall performance, our auditors must employ a systematic, disciplined approach when assessing the effectiveness of risk management processes and internal controls.  Providing value to our internal clients is paramount, therefore establishing a rapport with the management and staff of business units and building relationships with various corporate departments throughout the enterprise is a critical function for this role. We are only seeking candidates that can confidently interact with all levels of staff and Leadership within the company, and continuously contribute to Audit Management’s strategy in developing, sustaining, and enhancing the image and perceived value of the Audit Department.

 

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Survey the function or activities to be audited and prepare detailed audit programs for use in performing the audit, including both tests of controls and substantive testing.
  • Support the department by developing strategies to improve internal controls and minimize risk, while keeping Audit Management informed of the status of audits in progress, communicating obstacles or significant audit findings as they arise.
  • Constructively work with business operations to identify areas for improvement, while collectively agreeing on appropriate corrective actions, facilitating remediation efforts, and monitoring progress to ensure that business units and corporate departments are timely in addressing control weaknesses and process inefficiencies.
  • Assist with all activities related to Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 certification including: risk assessment, scoping, control documentation and updates, testing of operating effectiveness, education, and reporting.
  • Conduct complex and sensitive investigations, evaluations, and audits related to cases of internal and external fraud.
  • Understanding of technology related risks and ability to assess company IT general controls (system access and security, logical access, SDLC/change management, etc.) a plus.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

A successful Staff/Senior Internal Auditor will have the following: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university, preferably in a Finance/Accounting, IT or business-related concentration; CIA, CPA, or CFE professional certifications or candidates for certification preferred; advanced degree a plus.
  • Experience in corporate audit, business process consulting, information technology, and/or public accounting with a demonstrated history of accomplishments; excellent leadership, teamwork and client service skills.
  • Proficient interviewing techniques; the ability to coordinate the gathering, reporting, and dissemination of information to leadership and key stakeholders;  data analysis skills (including ACL, SQL, Advanced Excel, Access, or other data-mining tools).
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley, particularly Section 404, as well as COSO Integrated Framework for Internal Control.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; strong analytical abilities; capability to maintain composure under pressure; detail-oriented and organized; employs a proactive approach to problem-solving and the overall execution of job responsibilities.
  • Ability to travel approximately 5%-10% is required.

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