Internal Audit/Assurance Analyst

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Description and Requirements

We are currently hiring for an Internal Audit/ Assurance Analyst to join the BMC Assurance team. The Assurance Department (Assurance) provides independent assurance to the Audit Committee and Management that significant strategic, financial, and operational risks are properly identified and managed to an acceptable level.  The Assurance team performs operational/financial/IT audits, investigations, global enterprise risk assessments and compliance & ethics services.  The desired state is an effective, cost beneficial control environment.

We aspire to serve as trusted business advisors to management and will proactively provide consulting and auditing services which add value to BMC.  We operate in a team-oriented environment that provides meaningful and challenging assignments, recognizes and rewards excellence, and is committed to developing leaders for BMC.  

About the Position: 
The position, based in Houston and under the direction of a member of the Assurance management team, will assist members of the organization by using a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of systems, processes, people, and controls.  The Internal Audit/Assurance Analyst participates in engagement planning, risk assessment, and testing related to financial controls/reporting, operations, and system/applications audits.  Reviews are performed globally thus requiring the ability to travel 10% annually.

•Review functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations and the processes, systems, people and controls required to achieve established objectives.
•Provide guidance to Control and Process owners from various segments regarding the design and documentation of key business processes and controls in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements (SOX).
•Obtain, analyze, and appraise evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls and the efficiency of performance of process, systems and people performing the activities reviewed.
•Execute audits and testing of Business Unit operations, including first line supervision, audit start-up, developing procedures, performing audit work, and drafting of the control deficiencies and audit reports in accordance with professional standards (e.g., IIA, ISACA, GAAS, GAAP) and the PCAOB.
•Determine whether the operations reviewed comply with management directives, company policies and procedures, and in a manner consistent with good business practices.
•Assisting Assurance management in the performance of internal investigations.
•Make oral or written presentations to Assurance and Operations management during and at the conclusion of the audit, discussing deficiencies, recommending corrective action, and suggesting innovative improvements in systems, controls, and operations.

Experience and Education: 
A Bachelor’s Degree is required; a Master’s Degree is a plus, with preference for any of the following experiences:
•Demonstrated capability in the areas of data analysis, problem solving, general ledger
•Ability to utilize data mining software/tools (e.g. SQL, Micro Strategy, Tableau) is highly desired
•Previous experience working in Internal or External Audit particularly SOX testing in an Oracle ERP is highly desired
•Previous experience analyzing business processes and controls
•Proficient with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel); experience with Visio is a plus

Certifications are considered a plus with preference given to the following: 
•Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
•Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
•Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Success Factors:    
Proficiency in auditing, ability to work alone or in a team environment, effective communication, the ability influence change, and pursuit of excellence are critical attributes for success at BMC.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities that may affect performance include:
•Strong interpersonal and team-oriented skills
•Excellent listening, oral, and writing skills in English is required.  Fluency is other languages may be consider a plus
•Ability to develops relationships with client and Assurance staff
•Ability to complete analytical reviews, develop client inquiries and evaluate client responses
•Proven ability to execute audits and testing of key financial controls in accordance with professional standards 
•Ability to prioritize tasks and change focus as new information becomes available

From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.
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