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Manager Internal Audit

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
August 31, 2018

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Brian Jackson

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LaGrange, KY *0031

Summary: Internal Audit Manager with a background in the development of risk based internal audit programs for the purpose of assisting management and the Board of Directors with assurances related to processes that affect the bottom line within the organization; these assurances being within reason and based upon the standards and guidance set forth by the IIA International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF). I am currently working toward my CIA certification.

Summary of Qualifications

Over 10 years of experience in the development and performance of risk based internal auditing in departments listed but not limited to IT, AP, AR/Revenue, Payroll, Purchasing, New Installations, Claims Administration, Maintenance, Shipping & Receiving, Inventory Control, Security and Warehousing.

Thorough knowledge of audit procedures that include planning, interviewing, documenting (flow charts, test scripts, etc.), testing and sampling methods involved in conducting audits.

Knowledge and ability to gather, analyze and evaluate data and to prepare and present concise oral and written audit reports to management up to and including the Vice Presidents and President of the corporation.

Experienced in the development and retention of professional relationships within the organization to maintain good will and cooperation among peers.

Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio and the use of analytical software such as IDEA.

Ability to work in a team or individually to perform all aspects of auditing and risk assessment.

Relevant Professional Experience

Dometic 2016 – Present

Internal Audit Manager

Developed Internal Audit Program for Dometic, Americas under the leadership of Group CAE based in the publicly traded parent company located in Stockholm, Sweden.

Part of a global team of three Internal Audit Managers, one in Germany and the other in Hong Kong, all reporting to the CAE.

Developed annual audit plans based upon risk assessments of the Americas Regions with the input of Americas CFO and President with final approval of Group Audit Committee.

Conducted audits of various functions within the organization and created standardized reporting documents used for the presentation of findings to the department, responsible VP, CFO, President, and Group CAE who presents to the Audit Committee.

Served as Project Coordinator on large GM account to ensure completion of supply chain management assessment for MMOG/LE (Materials Management Operations Guidelines/Logistics Evaluation.

Performed Security Assessments of distribution centers and factories to provide management with recommendations to enhance procedures and physical security of locations.

Performed Risk Assessments of new acquisitions in order to highlight any areas of procedural weaknesses within their operations to be used as basis for internal audit planning.

A&R Logistics, Inc. 2014 – 2016

Senior Internal Auditor

Responsible for the implementation of an Internal Audit function within the organization to enhance process controls and procedures for improving the overall communication, effectiveness and efficiency of the various departments within the company.

Created documentation of processes in order to identify risks, control gaps and remediate those risks and gaps through written and oral communication with management in all levels of the organization.

Planned and performed internal audits of the processes to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and reported the results to upper management for the purpose of process improvements and identification of deficiencies within a process.

Worked within many system platforms used within the Logistics organization to gather information needed to perform investigations, assess procedures, document processes and perform data analytics using the analytical software IDEA. These systems consisted of but not limited to TMW, GP, PaperWise, PayChex, Tenth Street, HighJump, Electronic Logging Device, etc.

Collaborated with legal department on California Wage Laws and FMCSA for the trucking industry related to payroll administration, driver logs and HR Compliance.

North American Stainless 2006 – 2014

Internal Auditor

Collaborated with management to ensure a system is in place, which ensures that all major risks of the business are identified and analyzed.

Planned, organized and carried out the internal audit function including the preparation of an annual audit plan in conjunction with our parent company’s audit director.

Reported to President and Vice President on the policies, programs and activities of the department on a monthly basis.

Responsible for the documentation, testing and follow up of processes under review of Internal Audit.

Made recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed, reported on the findings and recommendations and monitored management's response and implementation.

Reviewed and reported on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of information that was provided for management in the areas tested in the internal audit program.

Conducted reviews or tasks requested by the parent company’s audit director, President and Vice President of Finance & Administration, provided such reviews and tasks did not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function.

Provided both management and the Board of Directors with a written summary of internal audit findings.

BellSouth 1999 – 2005

Network Manager

Oversight of network hardware projects within nine central offices containing the equipment servicing the east end of Jefferson and all of Oldham County.

Responsible for managing up to 16 associates within the nine central offices performing line terminations, fiber optic ring installations and upgrades, interoffice routing of customer calls, etc.

Duties included tracking and submission of employee time to payroll, periodic observations and signoffs on employee tasks, communication with other managers within and outside the department to ensure timely completion of projects, report quarterly to the Director of Operations on all completed and ongoing projects, on any issues that needed addressed.

Responsible to track and provide training opportunities for each associate, perform annual safety training and audits for the group.

Education and Professional Training

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

Indiana Wesleyan University (2005)

Equivalent Associate Degree in Electronics Telecommunications

Ashland Community & Technical College (1995)

Audimation Services (IDEA) Certificates of Continuing Professional Education

Acquiring & Importing Data (2009)

Analyzing & Interrogating Data Level 1 & 2 (2009)

IIA Certificates of Continuing Professional Education

Operational Auditing: An Introduction (2010)

Operational Auditing: Advanced (2010)

High Impact/Risk Based Auditing (2010)

Enterprise Continuous Controls Monitoring (2010)

Purchasing Fraud (2011)

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