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Senior Manager - Internal Audit in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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Job Description

Senior Manager - Internal Audit

The main responsibility of this position is to manage the company's SOX internal controls process, including coordinating with process owners to ensure that SOX documentation is up to date and to manage the audit testing of SOX controls. This individual will also manage other audits and support the VP of internal audit with risk assessments and audit planning.

This position is ideal for a currently employed professional within a public accounting firm who is looking for the right opportunity to enter industry.

Your Day-To-Day

  • Work with business leaders on standardization of processes and controls globally
  • Evaluate internal business processes and controls versus identified risks and ensure that the company's assets are properly controlled and safeguarded
  • Advice management and other employees on risk management, controls, and process improvement opportunities
  • Ensure that issues and recommendations are clearly presented and agreed to by management.
  • Confirm that all agreed upon recommendations are implemented
  • Deliver risk management and internal controls training
  • Plan, assign and supervise internal audit staff, guest auditors, and third-party consultants
  • Liaison with external auditors

Skills and knowledge

  • Knowledge of internal controls and auditing techniques
  • Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A healthy comfort level with challenging the status quo
  • Ability to collaborate and use influencing skills throughout the organization to carry out job responsibilities
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills including financial systems (Oracle preferred), auditing software, and analytics

Basic Qualifications

  • 6 years of SOX experience (Big 4 public accounting preferred)
  • Experience performing financial and operational audits
  • CPA/CIA preferred