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Audit Manager in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2019
  • Job ID:
    AUDIT44127

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Internal Audit Manager will manage a team of internal auditors and on occasion, external consultants, in developing internal audit scope, performing audit procedures and preparing audit reports for review by management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. This includes performing critical project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating and overseeing of audit projects and status. As a member of the Internal Audit management team, you will leverage industry and technical expertise to assist management in addressing risks associated with their business and the assessment of project risks & controls; enhance internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk. Travel to business locations when required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategy for activities related to SOX 404 compliance, including planning, risk assessment, scoping, testing, and remediation follow up, and influence improvements to the effectiveness and efficiency of the SOX compliance activities.
  • Plan and organize compliance activities in order to manage multiple competing priorities and deploy resources to complete assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Identify issues, deviations, and root causes and able to effectively communicate issues (both written and verbal) to audit management and stakeholders.
  • For issues identified, influence solutions for most effective use of resources. Use judgement to evaluate and assess internal control deficiencies and trends across the organization.
  • Demonstrate a superior understanding of the organization's risks and controls as well as risk trends within financial statement reporting processes and stay abreast of changes in the regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Proficiently apply knowledge of IT controls to the overall evaluation of financial reporting control processes, including IT general and application specific controls.
  • Work with management to update and identify improvements in financial reporting processes and controls and related process documentation.
  • Work collaboratively with the Internal Audit department and business and support service functions and consistently seek and develop effective working relationships. Cultivate networks and create opportunities to develop relationships and build bonds across the organization.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the external auditors and work closely with them to foster a mutually beneficial relationship.
  • Implement and influence improvements to the efficacy and efficiency of the audit department.
  • Provide clear and constructive feedback to assist compliance team in identifying opportunities for development and advice for progressing their career planning. Work to build motivated, high performing teams.
  • Work with management to assess training needs and develop and conduct SOX training across the organization.

Education:

  • College degree in accounting.

Certification:

  • CPA, CIA, or equivalent certification required.

Skills:

  • Adaptable to a variety of diverse situations.
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Advanced abilities to analyze processes across department/functions.
  • Able to oversee multiple projects, managing the teams performing the work.
  • Able to lead and develop people.

Work Experience:

  • 8+ years of related work experience.
  • Prior work experience leading SOX compliance activities considered to be a plus.