Internal Auditor in Memphis, TN at ARS

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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    Memphis, TN
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Job Description

Company: American Residential Services

The Internal Auditor examines and analyzes accounting records to determine the financial status of the company and its operating units.  Assignments include operational, financial and compliance auditing; providing consulting services to the organization’s management and staff; providing input to development and performance of the annual audit plan; providing ongoing training, coaching and supervision to management; and working under the direction of the Internal Audit Director as required for the fulfillment of projects and/or responsibilities.  The function is a key component of the corporate governance structure.


  • Works with Internal Audit Director to identify and evaluate the organization’s risk areas and the development of the annual audit plan.
  • Conducts audits and reviews of the company’s decentralized operations including evaluating internal control design and effectiveness; developing and managing audit programs; performing fieldwork, testing and data analysis; developing effective remediation plans; and performing monitoring activities of prior audit findings.
  • Examine records and interview workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Prepare work papers and reports consistent with audit plan procedures with a high level of technical and grammatical accuracy and structure while adhering to Internal Audit Department procedures and applicable professional auditing standards.
  • Communicates the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the executive team.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • CPA certification desired but not required. Continued strong desire to obtain additional credential(s) is favored.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of full-time experience in internal or external auditing.
  • Extensive knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical and personal values with ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts and practices.
  • Knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations and laws and experience in conducting audits.
  • Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, exercising professional auditor judgment and drawing logical conclusions.
  • Exposure in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines.
  • Skills in negotiating issues and resolving problems.
  • Skills in using a computer with word processing, spreadsheet and other business software to prepare reports, memos, summaries and analyses.
  • Considerable skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and presenting findings and recommendations to management, Internal Audit team and the Executive team.
  • This position requires up to 60% travel to company sites.



ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


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