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Internal Audit Manager in Newport News, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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Job Description

Audit Manager - Corporate Risk - Newport News - Pay to $110K + Bonus

Role and Responsibilities:

A large and leading, international, multi-entity company is seeking an INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER to join its corporate audit team. The audit manager will take responsibility for corporate audit for all North American businesses including risk based audits for financial, operational, IT and legal/compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Take responsibility and provide leadership for the Corporate Audit function
  • Build a strong network across the Group with senior stakeholders including CEOs and CFOs
  • Support senior management planning and setting future direction of the audit department and driving the development of the department's skill sets and capabilities
  • Ensure that assignment planning is high quality, develop procedures to achieve audit objectives against a clear assessment of business risk, and supervise the daily activity of auditors assigned on all engagements
  • Ensure excellent communication with management throughout the audits
  • Prepare clear and concise recommendations for improvement and agree with management
  • Prepare professional quality draft and final reports for submission to the Senior Manager and Head of Group Internal Audit for approval and publication
  • Ensure follow up of audit recommendations to establish that businesses achieve corrective actions within agreed timescales
  • Manage resource requirements in the Internal Audit department, including outsourced support where necessary, and organize scheduling
  • Perform consulting on special projects or assignments as required
  • Manage time and resources to deliver all projects and engagements within time allocated
  • Develop Internal Audit staff on the job or through team meetings including giving appraisals and conducting training
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Quality Assurance Improvement Program

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Professional certifications in Accountancy and Auditing (e.g. CPA, CIA, CISA) required
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting with MBA or master's degree in accounting preferred
  • Expert knowledge of professional audit working practices and IPPF standards
  • 8+ years audit experience, with a risk-based focus
  • Big 4 audit experience and/or large, international company experience a must
  • Exceptional influence and stakeholder management skills. Ability to engage, inspire and influence people at all levels across the Group
  • Strong experience leading and developing high-performing teams
  • Excellent communication skills, including ability to converse in business and financial language
  • Excellent analytical and project management skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Advance ability with Microsoft Excel required, and strong knowledge of Sales Force cloud apps and platforms, audit management software, ACL, PeopleSoft, HFM, and Workday preferred
  • Proven ability to identify and analyze opportunities to add value
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and manage deadlines
  • Travel 20-25%

Apply today or call me directly, Barbara Field, Sr Financial Recruiting Manager, 757-213-6969.

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