Milan Petrovic

Job: Manager, Internal Audit – Corporate Audit Group

Title Manager, Internal Audit – Corporate Audit Group
Categories Americas, Audit
Location New York City
Job Information

Our client is seeking an experienced auditor for its Internal Audit Department. The role resides in the Finance audit team within the Corporate Audit Group. The role includes audit completion and maintaining client relationships within the firm’s Finance organization including
Financial and Regulatory Controllers, Accounting Standards and Control, Corporate Services, Human Resources, Tax. The person in the role will assist the Finance audit team in completing its annual audit plan, audit test design and execution, identifying areas requiring control enhancements, providing recommendations for control improvements and undertaking continuous monitoring of key business activities. Audited functions include financial accounting/records, accounting policy, valuations, corporate and regulatory reporting, tax, Human Resources, Payroll, SOX processes, vendor management, corporate services.

The candidate will be able to complete risk assessments and work within a team to plan, execute and report findings during integrated financial and technology audits.

This includes:
• Preparation of audit planning memoranda.
• Identifying and evaluating key risks and contributing to establishing audit scope.
• Leading walkthrough meetings and discussions with the purpose of developing audit test programs and identifying control issues.
• Executing audits in line with audit test programs and within time budgets and leading certain aspects of audits/reviews.
• Appropriately assessing potential findings for significance.
• Drafting audit reports; writing clear and concise findings
• Communicating audit findings to the Internal Audit lead auditor/manager and client management; assist with negotiating finalization of issues with senior client management.
• Track implementation of recommended processes designed to strengthen internal controls.
• Participation in the periodic continuous monitoring of Finance activities.
• Developing solid working relationship with clients.

Skills Required:
• Up to seven years experience in financial services.
• Good understanding of the capital markets industry and/or securities industry regulations.
• Detailed knowledge of financial statement processes and accounting requirements.
• An appreciation and experience in an internal audit function and the related processes is strongly preferred.
• Experience with regulatory reporting policies and regulations including regulatory reporting forms and instructions.
• Possess experience performing walkthroughs, risk assessments of the internal control environment, performing controls and substantive testing while meeting internal quality assurance standards.
• Keen attention to detail; good documentation and report writing skills.
• Able to complete audits to meet budgets and required time frames.
• Able to appropriately assess potential findings for significance.
• Team player; able to articulate clearly and develop relationships.
• 4-year college degree required.

Skills Desired:
• Strong analytical skills and able to quickly process information.
• Bright, motivated and good interpersonal and communication skills.
• CPA or relevant industry association qualifications strongly preferred.

For more information, contact Ryan at Actuate on or 0420 979 200

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