Chief Audit Executive Resume Samples

A Chief Audit Executive (CAE) is responsible for leading the internal audit team in the management of all aspects of the audit process. This includes planning and executing audit activities, overseeing the risk assessment process, and ensuring all audit reports are accurate and complete. The CAE is also responsible for managing the resources and budget of the audit department, ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, and providing advice and guidance to the organization’s leadership. Major roles and responsibilities associated with the post are listed on the Chief Audit Executive Resume – Developing, implementing, and monitoring the internal audit plan, coordinating and conducting risk assessments, performing audit reviews to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and organizational policies, developing, monitoring, and updating audit procedures and standards, overseeing the development of audit reports and providing recommendations for corrective action and managing the resources and budget of the audit department.

The most sought-after skills for the role include – a thorough understanding of internal audit methodology, experience in financial, accounting, and IT auditing, and the ability to think strategically and make sound decisions. A Chief Audit Executive typically holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field. Additionally, many Chief Audit Executives hold professional certifications, such as CIA – Certified Internal Auditor, or CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor.

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Chief Audit Executive Resume

Summary : As a Chief Audit Executive, responsible for planning, forecasting, and reporting client profitability. Also required that all new business is added to their portfolio correctly and managed following the same process.

Skills : Teamwork, Business acumen, Curiosity.

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  1. Served as the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) for the North Regional Medical Command, (NRMC), and Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC) Internal Review and Audit Compliance Office (IRACO).
  2. Administered the programs throughout NRMC's area of responsibility including 10 major Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs), and WRAMC Installation Garrison Command.
  3. Managed all three programs which provided value added to the DOD, DA, Medical Command, NRMC WRAMC, Garrison Commanders, senior leadership, soldiers, civilians, and family members.
  4. Increased morale for the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Army (DA), and the Walter Reed community.
  5. Functioned as the Commander's honest broker and facilitated open communication between DOD, DA, Command, Office of the Surgeon General, Installations, Medical Command, Medical Treatment Facilities, and General Accountability Office (GAO).
  6. Advised senior-level Commanders' and was the subject matter expert on a variety of financial/subjects and internal control.
  7. Planned and executed, the commands' Internal Review Annual Program in accordance with the Comptroller General Standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Accounting


Chief Audit Executive Resume

Summary : Visionary thought leader, and growth-driven executive in internal audit and business with 25-year experience in financial & operations risk management, regulatory & compliance, and ITAR regulations with broad-based experience in both corporate and consultative settings.

Skills : Data analysis, Technical writing, and Knowledge of operating systems and financial software.

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  1. Served as chief audit executive of the company's independent internal audit department, reporting directly to the Board Audit and Risk Committee chairmen of Marlin Business Bank and Marlin Business Services.
  2. Developed and implemented Management's SOX 404 assessment including the adoption of the COSO 2013 Framework.
  3. Program established external auditors to adopt a strategy of reliance on internal audit control test work.
  4. Served as primary liaison for management with external auditors and Federal Reserve examiners during external examinations and audits.
  5. Led the development of risk management policies and practices by serving on of several management committees including Bank Management Committee, Regulatory Compliance Committee, and Model Governance Committee.
  6. Responsible for resource planning and staffing of the department, including oversight of outsourced audit engagements.
  7. Led annual risk assessments of business processes related to the company's subsidiaries, Marlin Business Bank and Marlin Leasing Corporation, and developed process improvements as a result of gaps identified in the assessments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
M.S. In Accounting


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Summary : Chief Audit Executive with over 8 years of experience in providing executive direction and leadership for corporate internal audit departments. Expertise in strategic planning, development of corporate audit plans, strong knowledge of regulatory requirements, process improvements, recruitment, and development of high-performing audit teams.

Skills : Proficiency in risk assessment, Issue/impact analysis.

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  1. Provided executive leadership and direction of the Internal Audit department for the health organization; proactively partnered with management and internal departments to implement change improvement processes which facilitate and achieve strategic plans and organizational goals.
  2. Developed and instituted Corporate Internal Audit department objectives, audit business strategies, engagements, goals, and the organizational audit plan to ensure the safeguarding of systems assets and efficient use of resources.
  3. Established and directed a program for recruitment, selection, and retention of department personnel; motivated, trained, and developed staff to ensure competent, thorough, and consistent audit testing; directly supervised an audit team with a diverse range of audit coverage that included financial, operational, Information Technology and compliance.
  4. Received the Oklahoma Quality Award for achieving team alignment of business objectives.
  5. Facilitated the publication and distribution of reports and presentations on the results of financial, operational, and information technology audits, including recommendations for improvement in control and opportunities for risk migration and cost savings.
  6. Established performance improvement indicators and maintained a quality assurance program to evaluate the operations of the department; assessed staff performance.
  7. Developed departmental policies, practices, guidelines, and procedures that are consistent with professional standards, legal and regulatory requirements, institutional goals, and organizational mission.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Accounting

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Summary : As a Chief Audit Executive, responsible for communicating financial and business results, future risks, and opportunities to the Finance team, Finance management, Executives and Managers, and other internal customers.

Skills : Finance, Accounting, Internal Controls, Auditing, Start-Ups.

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  1. Oversaw the internal audit department, focusing on operational, financial, compliance, and information technology audits.
  2. Directed a team of 16 financial, operational, and IT auditors, while reporting functionally to the Audit Committee and administratively to the Chief Financial Officer of a $6.5 billion company.
  3. Took over the internal audit department that focused only on Sarbanes Oxley testing.
  4. Performed over 60 audits in the first year, which was double the previous year.
  5. Identified over $25 million in cost savings from operational auditing programs that were implemented.
  6. Drove the Sarbanes Oxley remediation effort, which led to a 38% reduction in key controls.
  7. Conducted various global pieces of training on Sarbanes Oxley, Account Reconciliations, Fraud, and Process Improvements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Headline : As a Chief Audit Executive, responsible for maintaining and implementing Excel-based complex forecasting models to help predict and model company revenue and expense by client and line of business.

Skills : Finance, Accounting, Internal Controls, Auditing, Start-Ups.

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  1. Responsible for the completion of audits as determined by a risk assessment.
  2. Insured the completion of audits as scheduled; ensured auditors are performing initiate spot audits when necessary.
  3. Evaluated and assessed assigned staff to ensure compliance with standard auditing procedures.
  4. Evaluated internal controls and determine that there is segregation of duties and dual control as necessary.
  5. Reviewed cash control procedures and monitored the safeguarding of assets.
  6. Ensured, assigned staff evaluates all clients for compliance with Federal Regulations.
  7. Determined if the policies and procedures of the firm are being followed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Accounting

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Objective : Dedicated risk & compliance accountant seeking full-time employment with over ten years of experience developing and implementing financial systems, strategies, internal control, and process improvements. In-depth knowledge of both procurement and revenue cycles to quickly identify internal control weaknesses and make recommendations for improvement.

Skills : Analytical skills, Organization, Integrity.

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  1. Demonstrated exceptional leadership through the establishment of policies and procedures, draft and enforcement of the internal audit manual, and recruitment, training, and optimization of 8 staff engaged in internal auditing processes.
  2. Approved audit programs involving operational and financial management controls.
  3. Headed internal audits to ensure accuracy, operational efficiency, and regulatory compliance.
  4. Signed off on report drafts, and attended the final audit conference with local management at the audit's conclusion.
  5. Reorganized Internal Audit Department, resulting in a significant increase in operations efficiency.
  6. Assisted with audits conducted by Federal Examiners and external auditors.
  7. Prepared written reports documenting the audits completed.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A In Accounting

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Objective : As a Chief Audit Executive, performed information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance and determine the adequacy and effectiveness of internal procedures and controls.

Skills : Senior Management, Audit Committee, OSFI, CDIC.

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  1. Senior Executive with the nation's ninth largest transit system with an eighteen-member jurisdictional Board, over 5000 employees, and a fleet comprising of 600 busses, 175 paratransit vans, and 318 rail cars operating between 38 rail stations and on 47 track miles.
  2. Oversaw the$500 million five-year strategic transformations of the organization aimed at reducing costs and improving efficiency.
  3. Dealt with complex union issues and a comprehensive top-down review of all departments and operations.
  4. Oversaw the strategic transformation of the organization projected to save up to $150 million over five years based on aggressive actions to reduce organizational expenses while minimizing the impact on service and core operations.
  5. Evaluated on a continuing basis all functions of WMATA's operations to ensure compliance with established standards and regulations, the efficiency of service delivery, and ensured that expenses are consistent with operating budgets.
  6. Managed reviews conducted by independent external parties of the Information Technology, Police, Procurement, and Safety departments aimed at targeted areas designed to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
  7. Provided regular updates to the board of directors, audit committee, and state oversight committee on the progress of the strategic transformation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Accounting

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Objective : As a Chief Audit Executive, prepared audit findings and working papers to ensure that adequate documentation exists to support the completed audit and conclusions.

Skills : Technical, Business, Communication, and People management skills.

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  1. Conducted Internal Audit per the approved audit plan.
  2. Suggested process improvements and identify saving opportunities and proven value adds.
  3. Reviewed and alignment of SOPs/ DOA as per the business environment.
  4. Tracked and reviewed the Action Taken Report.
  5. Carried out special assignments/ management audits delegated by Chief Internal Auditor.
  6. Managed the Outsourced Audit Partner to ensure Quality and Timely completion of the assignment.
  7. Developed and Implemented the Audit Strategy as aligned to the Corporate Plan and Legislation of the Organisation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Accounting

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Objective : As a Chief Audit Executive assisted other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems.

Skills : Analytical, Analyzing Financial Data.

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  1. Evaluated the effectiveness of internal controls and risk management processes to ensure that risks are mitigated.
  2. Developed the audit plan and oversaw the audit process from start to finish.
  3. Oversaw the hiring of new auditors and ensured that they are trained and certified for their positions.
  4. Conducted exit interviews with departing employees to identify potential risks and issues related to job function or company culture.
  5. Reported to the board of directors on any breaches in ethics or legal violations identified in an audit.
  6. Recommended changes to policies or procedures, as needed, to prevent future issues.
  7. Reviewed financial statements and other reports to identify potential problems or errors.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA In Accounting

Chief Audit Executive Resume

Objective : As a Chief Audit Executive assisted in audit projects from planning to reporting with limited supervision, accountable for delivering a quality product in line with department and professional standards and expectations, including management of the timeframe and budget targets for assigned audit work.

Skills : Accounting and Audit, Leadership, Communication, Risk Management.

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  1. Reviewed and provided expert opinions on action plans provided by clients, helping them develop robust remediation plans.
  2. Completed all assigned audit work in line with agreed budgets, including ad hoc projects and special investigations.
  3. Acted as a competent partner and challenger to clients in the closure process of findings.
  4. Communicated openly with divisional management and internal stakeholders.
  5. Presented complex and sensitive messages (such as audit issues) comprehensively, and professionally and reduce complex topics to simple statements.
  6. Participated in exit meetings as required.
  7. Proactively keep abreast of pertinent industry, regulatory and business practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BA In Accounting