Hanger, Inc.

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Lead Internal Auditor

Lead Internal Auditor

Job ID 
2017-12007
# Positions 
1
Job Location 
US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 
6/2/2017
Category 
Accounting/Finance
Location Of Job : Location 
US-TX-Austin

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Overview

With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom. Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - female/minority/disability/vet.

 

 

Overview:

 

The Internal Audit department functions as a service to Company management and the Board of Directors to examine and evaluate the activities of the Company and provide risk analyses, appraisals and recommendations concerning the activities reviewed.  The department maintains all organizational and professional ethical standards and works independently under general supervision with latitude for initiative and independent judgment

Responsibilities

  • Assist department managers in the development of operational, financial, and other audit test procedures including assisting Management with its assessment of internal controls over financial reporting (SOX 404).
  • Serve as a primary Sarbanes-Oxley 404 liaison and subject matter expert for specific mega processes across Hanger’s business and functional reporting lines, interacting with operational, legal, regulatory, finance, IT and human resources departments and the company’s independent auditors.
  • Provide consulting services to business partners regarding process improvements, policy development and compliance, control deficiency evaluation and impact analysis, and remediation of deficiencies in internal controls.
  • Coordinate with the IT department to strengthen the Company’s overall control environment.
  • Coordinate and execute audits and internal control assessments as part of a team, ensuring timely project completion.
  • Work with process owners to develop, maintain and review best of breed internal control and process documentation
  • Provide direct assistance to the external auditors, as needed.
  • Participate in fraud investigations as required.
  • Prepare written communications, such as client correspondence, memoranda, and other working papers that document the procedures, findings, and results of those procedures.
  • Continuously communicate project status and observations with the Audit Services leadership and business partners
  • Prepare presentation charts and provide status updates as needed for use by management
  • Assist in development and delivery of training
  • Develop/maintain working knowledge of laws and industry guidance for establishing, maintaining and reporting on internal controls
  • Work on special assignments as needed

Qualifications

• Demonstrated, thorough understanding of audit techniques, standards, internal controls, and SOX program concepts and activities
• Sound working knowledge of COSO integrated framework of internal controls, generally accepted auditing standards, and accounting principles required. Knowledge of IT controls desired
• Demonstrated project management or Six Sigma certification experience preferred
• Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts in simple, understandable terms
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build professional relationships across functions and organizations
• Effective writing skills and strong attention to detail
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and shifting, competing priorities
• Effective organizational, time management and planning skills
• Flexible and able to adapt quickly in a fast moving company
• Ability to travel (approximately 15-30% annually)
• Multi-location retail and/or Healthcare industry experience a plus
• Self-motivated individual; strong work ethic; action oriented; results driven

 

 

Required Credentials:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent required; CPA/CIA preferred
• 5+ years of public accounting, SOX compliance and/or Internal Audit experience

Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.​​