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Senior Manager, Internal Audit & Advisory Services

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posted Jul 6, 2015, 4:27 PM by Unknown user




Job Title

Senior Manager, Internal Audit & Advisory Services

Post Date

03/31/2015

Division

Corp Internal Audit

Job Area

Finance

Location

California - San Diego

Job Function

Unique opportunity to join a Fortune 500 Technology company. The department’s activities and services focus on assisting the Audit Committee, management, and employees in the evaluation and improvement of processes that identify and manage risks related to achieving business objectives. As a key member of the management team, the successful hands-on candidate will lead a portfolio of audit and advisory assignments and be responsible for activities including setting project plans, directing fieldwork, developing and/or reviewing deliverables and reporting progress to the IA&AS leadership and auditees/clients.

Ideal candidate will have the capacity to independently and effectively managing multiple sizeable and complex responsibilities, priorities, and tasks with minimal supervision.

Candidate should be willing to travel up to 20%.

Skills/Experience

Required:
- Bachelor’s degree and Finance/Accounting professional with 12 years of progressive experience in internal audit OR a Masters’ degree with 10 years of progressive experience in internal audit.
- 2 years of Internal Audit management experience.
- Accounting and finance policies and procedures, risks and controls and international operations.
- Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) / Compliance / Financial / Operational audits with the application of end-to-end business process analysis and risk-based identification/assessment methodologies in a global company.
- Internal control frameworks (COSO, COBIT, ISO 27002).

Preferred:
- Data analytics/analysis solutions.

Responsibilities

-Key responsibilities include internal audit, advisory, and special projects. This experienced candidate will have an opportunity to learn/apply the company's risk-based audit methodology and manage execution of internal audits and advisory reviews throughout their domestic and international business operations. The role requires that the candidate communicate audit and advisory review results to senior management and review/prepare IA&AS reports and presentations that include value-added recommendations for process control improvements. Follow-up on complete and timely implementation of management action plans related to an audit.
-Help develop and maintain a global audit and risk universe that reflects the company’s business model, processes and organization structure.
-Provide independent, objective assurance, and advisory services designed to add value and improve the operations of the Company.
-Effectively plan, coordinate, and supervise multiple large, complex operational, financial, and advisory engagements, in accordance with the approved audit plan and in compliance with IIA standards.
-Exercise good judgment and initiative when faced with obstacles and issues.
-Effectively and professionally drive and present engagement results to senior leadership.
-Coach, manage and develop the capabilities of the staff under supervision to establish a high-performance culture.
-Prepare high-quality audit reports that include recommendations to management for improvements in controls.
-Perform follow-up reviews of recommendations made to management, and report status of management corrective actions to IA&AS management.
-Lead by example setting high standards for the team and supporting the team, when needed.
-Cultivate solid working relationships with business leaders.
-Develop a strong collaboration with the external auditors.
-Champion and market the IA&AS strategy throughout the Company.
- While maintaining independence, this proactive candidate has a proven ability to build strong cross functional relationships at all levels to stay aligned with changes within the company and to respond to new opportunities.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related field required.
Advanced degree (e.g., MBA) and professional certifications (e.g., CIA, CPA, CISA, CISSP or other equivalent credentials) are a plus.

*Due to the sensitive information that may be accessed and/or handled in this position, employment in this position is contingent on successful clearance of a background check, including but not limited to a criminal records [and credit] check.*



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