Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Westchester, NY

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Assists in the development and implementation of the annual audit plan.
  • Assist in managing and executing the Company’s SOX 404 compliance program
  • Reviews and approves preliminary and final audit programs.
  • Manages the documentation, evaluation and effectiveness of internal controls and identifies recommendations to improve financial controls and operational efficiencies.
  • Conducts reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities to determine whether areas being reviewed are performing their duties as assigned.
  • Leads efforts to explain findings, sell recommendations to auditees and direct the resolution of findings concerning questioned costs, internal control weaknesses and non-compliance with laws, regulations, accounting practices and standards.
  • Reports audit findings and makes recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions and improving operations.
  • Reviews draft observations, recommendations and prepares audit reports.
  • Liaises with co-sourced audit personnel, external auditors and third-party vendor management as appropriate for specific audits
  • Supervises the activities of the audit staff.
  • Maintains high level of awareness of changing needs of the business, industry, and regulatory environment.
  • Conduct special investigations and ad-hoc projects at the request of management.
  • Assists in the development/updating of internal audit departmental standard operating and administrative procedures.
  • Oversees the responses to external audit and oversight reports; monitors the status of action related to findings contained in reports.
  • Interfaces with internal and external stakeholders to plan, execute and wrap up audit projects.
  • Perform special projects or investigations which are appropriate and relevant to the Internal Audit Department Charter.
  • Demonstrate a strong combination of strategic thinking and tactical execution capabilities. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Helps oversee the hiring, training and development of audit staff to ensure an efficient and effective audit function.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting, Finance, or related area)
  • CIA required; CPA preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years of financial, operational and/or compliance audit experience (internal audit, public accounting)
  • Big 4 audit and/or pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the US GAAP standards, the Sarbanes-Oxley act of 2002 requirements and their impact on company internal controls.
  • Significant experience in performing/managing financial and operational audits of key business areas and compliance related activities at companies in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, flowcharting, PowerPoint and analytics software. The candidate should also have strong IT skills including computer control & security. Experience with ERP systems such as Oracle financial applications is a plus.

 

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

 

Date Posted 2/19/2020
Salary $130,000 - $165,000 + bonus






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