Senior Internal Auditor

Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/26/2018 8:58 AM)
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GES, Global Experience Specialists, is a global event marketing company with over 90 years and 3,000 passionate employees in North America, Europe and the Middle East. We connect people through exhibitions and live events by blending art and science to create exciting, compelling face-to-face marketing experiences. Our mission is to create the world’s most meaningful and memorable experiences for marketers, organizers and event attendees. We bring the “WOW” to everything we do!


Job Description:

Be challenged with participating in audits of Viad Corp and subsidiary companies; plans, performs and supervises the completion of audits; conducts special studies, work flow simplification studies and investigations as assigned.


  • Reviews and appraises the adequacy and effectiveness of accounting, financial and operating controls and operations to ascertain compliance with established corporate policies, plans and procedures.
  • Assists in auditing Financial and IT general computer controls in order to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Section 404.
  • Participates in audits of Viad Corp and its subsidiaries; plans, performs audits; conducts special projects and investigations as assigned.
  • Plans, records and budgets time expended on each phase of the audit program and explains variances.
  • Reviews internal controls to identify potential control weaknesses in systems or processes to be reviewed.
  • Determines the reliability and integrity of the financial operating data provided to management.
  • Ascertains that corporate assets are accounted for and safeguarded from losses and that all liabilities are recorded.
  • Plans and prepares the scope of the audit and develops programs and procedures to accomplish the audit objectives of Viad Corp operating companies Coordinates efforts with the company’s external auditors.
  • Schedules and controls work flow, supervises and coordinates assigned staff in performance of audits, monitors quantity and quality of work, and trains less experienced staff members on assigned audits.
  • Reviews working papers for evidence of sufficient documentation to accomplish the audit scope and objectives.
  • Presents audit findings and applicable recommendations to the Chief Audit Executive, Senior Audit Manager, and auditee for review.
  • Provides constructive suggestions and recommendations to managers and professionals in the corporation and subsidiaries to facilitate the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
  • Prepares concise, written audit reports, including audit findings and summaries, as well as pertinent comments and recommendations for improvement in both financial and operational areas.
  • Conducts special studies and investigations and performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting , Finance or equivalent
  • Four to Five years recent experience in internal auditing or public accounting
  • Travel and recreation, business services, or manufacturing experience and big four experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Self motivated
  • Flexibility to travel up to 40%
  • International travel required
  • CIA or CPA preferred

Work Environment

#GLDR, #HP123

EEO Information

Equal Opportunity Employer, including vets and disability.


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