JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: SUMMARY:. The Director of Internal Audit position is responsible for reviewing and testing internal controls and making recommendations to enhance processes to ensure Spartan's compliance with requirements mandated under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as well as developing and executing a non-SOX audit plan which will provide further risk mitigation for the Company based upon direction from the Audit Committee or other sources.. Ensure compliance with requirements mandated under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Develop and maintain internal control documentation for all locations including creation of process flow charts, risk and control matrices, segregation of duties matrices, and control test plans. Identify risks associated with business processes. Assist in the creation of new, and update of existing, SOX process documentation for newly acquired or existing entities. Test internal controls on an annual basis. Recommend and implement improvements in internal controls to mitigate identified risks. Make recommendations to enhance business processes and identify opportunities to improve operation efficiencies. Meet with the Audit Committee quarterly. Review specific operations or processes at the request of the Audit Committee or management. Compile and complete reports of audit findings for submission to the Audit Committee. Assist the CFO with special projects. QUALIFICATIONS:. Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Minimum of five years experience in accounting with a strong emphasis on internal controls; prior experience in process re-engineering highly preferred. Understand of internal control concepts and proven ability in applying them to document, plan and report on the evaluation of business processes, areas, and functions. Strong knowledge of GAAP and SOX. Strong problem solving skills with the ability to root cause issues. Knowledge of accounting software systems. Unquestionable integrity and ability to work in a highly confidential environment. Advanced analytical skills required. Strong and consistent attention to detail. Willing to improve self / area / company (including pursing additional training, if needed). Self-motivated with the ability to stay on task. Innovative team player. Intermediate computer skills are required. Commitment to excellence and high standards. Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions. Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. Able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Versatile, flexible, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities. Strong:. o Communication skills, verbal and written. o Leadership attributes and interpersonal skills. o Organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Willing to travel 20-30% as needed. Spartan Motors Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.. Spartan Motors has built itself on the foundation of its chassis. Founded in 1975, Spartan Motors (through its core Spartan Chassis unit)... Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
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