Iowa Employer Staff Accountant, Internal Audit in AMES, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE:Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization's operations. The purpose of this position is to assist our organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. This position will assist the Internal Audit team fulfill its objective by performing, documenting, and summarizing operational and financial audit results.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Internal Audit -Perform audit steps to test and provide assurance that the control environment is functioning as intended (Sarbanes-Oxley, other compliance reviews, and operational processes) -Determine compliance with established policies and procedures for the activities audited -Coordinate and participate in the completion of audit test procedures -Compile and prepare workpapers containing relevant documentation used to support all findings, conclusions, and recommendations -Provide summary updates, communications and presentations regarding various department and/or individual tasks to be used in senior leadership and board of director updates