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Director of Internal Audit

Industry: Real Estate

Location: Agoura Hills

Compensation: $140K – $150K + Bonus

Contact Raul Gonzalez

Publicly traded, national conglomerate in the single-family home rental industry, has an immediate need for a Senior Corporate Accountant. The company is a REIT focused on acquiring, renovating, and operating homes as rental properties in over 20 states.

This role will be responsible for the management and performance of the Internal Audit Department, consisting of the Director and two internal audit professionals.

Responsibilities include:

Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 Compliance
• Coordinating with Big Four consulting firm on matters regarding Sarbanes Oxley Section 404 compliance
• Maintaining documentation of processes, risk assessments and internal controls; evaluating effectiveness of controls; and testing key controls
• Regularly reviewing new/revised process documentation and control assessments
• Monitoring technology initiatives through the development lifecycle.
• Coordinating and assisting with external auditors’ review of Sarbanes Oxley compliance
Operational and Field Audits
• Visiting field offices to perform operational audits of compliance with corporate policies and procedures
• Reviewing expenditures related to property renovations; on a sample basis, visiting properties to observe/vouch completion of renovation
• Performing analytical audits using performance metrics and other tools
• Reporting to Audit Committee quarterly
• Along with Accounting and Finance departments, coordinating with external auditors to assure efficiency and effectiveness of annual audit activities
• Overseeing any vendor or employee fraud investigations, reporting findings to the Audit Committee
• Overseeing special projects as necessary

Requirements include:

• 10+ years of relevant work experience
• Experience performing internal or external audits within various industries required
• Experience with a publicly – traded REIT preferred
• Strong knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and understanding of enterprise risk management
• Technology system implementation experience preferred
• Ability to travel approximately 35% of time
• Working knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Dynamics, Visio and Yardi Voyager general ledger/property management system

A CPA or CIA certification is required for this role.

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