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Internal Audit Specialist

Cox Enterprises | Atlanta GA 39901 USA | Part Time | Posted: 10/20/2020

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Primary Location: 6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Enterprises

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 206388

Cox Enterprises is hiring an Internal Audit Specialist who will assist in the execution of the department’s plan, budget, objectives, and goals by performing advisory and assurance projects in accordance with the annual audit plan and risk strategy; driving the overall execution of projects from planning through final report delivery; and collaborating with team members and stakeholders to set responsibilities and manage workloads among multiple engagements.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven ability in leading diverse teams within simultaneous work streams on multiple projects while utilizing project management standards and performance management techniques. This role will report to the Advisory and Assurance Manager.


  • Act as an independent and objective assurance and consulting professional by assessing current processes and internal controls and providing recommendations that add value and improve the organization's operations

  • Apply and leverage understanding of business processes and risk and control concepts to develop risk assessments, audit programs, and testing procedures that appropriately address identified risks and project objectives

  • Review audit evidence and demonstrate the ability to draw appropriate conclusions regarding the effectiveness of the organization’s control environment

  • Prepare workpapers that are accurate, complete, and well-documented ensuring adherence to applicable professional standards at all times

  • Perform review of workpapers to ensure that workpapers are accurate, complete, and well-documented ensuring adherence to applicable professional standards at all times

  • Support business units and processes by identifying continuous improvement opportunities with clear quality, cost, and/or efficiency gains; utilizing data-driven, fact-based analytics to formulate tactical solutions to business issues; and understanding the relationships between mitigating risk, improving performance, and balancing cost/benefit of suggested solutions and changes

  • Proficiently apply continuous improvement methods by demonstrating end-to-end process perspective and analysis; mastering the advisory and assurance skill sets through active participation in the department curricula; staying abreast of current business and industry developments as well as new pronouncements/standards relevant to Cox business units; and championing continuous improvement and change

  • Organize and present project information/summaries in a concise, coherent manner through appropriate communication tools and conduits and apply the templates, methodologies, tools, and technologies supporting the department’s portfolio of services to deliver high-value deliverables and results

  • Assist in the evolution of the department’s supporting infrastructure by evaluating alternative courses of action; recommending adjustments and improvements; and participating in the department’s ongoing transformation into a continuous improvement culture


  • Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, and/or a related business field (e.g. MBA)

  • Certification(s) Preferred: CIA, CPA, CISA, or Six Sigma

Professional Experience/Education:

  • 2+ years of performing/leading advisory/assurance projects; demonstrating creative, out-of-box thinking and solid project management principles to drive projects to completion; or an MBA

  • 2+ years of consulting/advisory experience with roles of increasing responsibility; industry experience preferred

Business/Leadership Skills:

  • Working knowledge of business risks, process improvement methodologies/tools, audit/assurance techniques/programs, creative problem solving skills, and structuring findings/recommendations; defining project objectives, structuring work plans, and conducting fact-based analysis to develop and test hypotheses

  • Working knowledge and experience with data collection and analysis techniques; detecting and solving complex problems; conducting root cause and failure mode analysis; and applying systemic thinking to thoroughly synthesize information from different sources

  • Proven ability to work productively with people of diverse functional expertise and backgrounds; building and maintaining excellent working relationships; leading by example in embracing change, resolving conflicts, fostering positive team dynamics, and displaying team-orientation and personal integrity

  • Solid written and verbal communication and presentation skills demonstrating a consistent attention to detail; solid organization and workflow skills

  • Proficiency with data analysis and process mapping applications; Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Professional Competencies:

  • Skilled interpersonally, exhibiting solid experience with collaboration, candor, openness, diplomacy, discretion, and integrity; easily establishing rapport and trust

  • Results-oriented and self-motivated; demonstrated experience with quickly assimilating new knowledge and remaining current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge

  • Thriving on new challenges; Demonstrated experience with the following: working with little supervision; managing ambiguity and autonomy; flexibility to work in an unstructured environment; dealing effectively with uncertainty and change


  • Up to 25% travel

  • Eligibility to work in the United States

Who We Are

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. We've been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions – Cox Communications and Cox Automotive – are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. We're also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. We're looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope you'll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 39901, United States
Categories Accounting/Bookkeeping/Finance

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