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Manager, Corporate Audit Services

Location
Manchester, New Hampshire
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Sep 2022
Corporate Audit Services Manager
Full-time Remote and Hybrid (Manchester, NH)Opportunities Available

We are looking for a passionate experienced internal audit professional to join our Corporate Audit Services (CAS) team, to help drive continued success in raising the bar on the value we bring to the business.

T his is a critical role in leading corporate audit assurance and advisory engagements designed to identify risk exposures and strengthening the overall control environment. This includes taking the direct lead of activities to provide assurance on compliance with SOX 404 requirements. This is a highly visible role that involves collaborating with senior leaders to learn our operations and build strong relationships across our business units , leading through influence to help all associates understand the key role they play in maintaining strong internal controls which is essential in reducing risk and increasing operational efficiency.

To be successful in this role, you will earn the trust and respect of the CAS team , stakeholders, and partners across the business. You will be known for your ability to deliver difficult messages while building relationships based on mutual trust and respect. Y ou are an issue spotter when applying analytical skills to financial and operational information, demonstrat ing high judgment and clear communication while leading a variety of assurance and advisory engagements that deliver value and results . You will coach and mentor CAS team members, identify training needs and opportunities to increase awareness of our operations and risks that impact how we operate . You will keep abreast of external trends in the both the internal audit profession and industry. You will share and implement innovative ways to improve our approach to audit engagements including the use of technology.

What Youll Be Doing

The primary functions of this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Serve as a strategic partner and trusted advisor, engaging with stakeholders to proactively address needs of the business through flexibility in plans and resources to facilitate ad-hoc assurance and advisory projects and opportunities to enhance process improvements
  • Partner with senior leaders and internal stakeholders throughout the business to understand emerging and on-going risks to ensure visibility to key projects
  • Develop a comprehensive corporate audit plan based on continuous assessment and monitoring of key company risks and aligned with the organizations strategic and corporate goals/objectives
  • Lead Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting Program activities to provide assurance on compliance with SOX 404 requirements, including regular interface with process and control owners
  • Design, execute, and manage audit engagements that target high-risk areas, supported by well-prepared work papers and supporting documentation to support reported results
  • Evaluate existing risks and controls to proactively identify gaps and areas for improvement, and evaluating their significance and potential business impact
  • Provide insightful risk assessment data analysis on significant risk exposures and control issues, and collaborate with responsible management on appropriate actions to mitigate associated risks
  • Perform periodic training to the business to promote a high level of risk and internal control awareness
  • Lead, motivate, and develop high potential talent providing real-time coaching on assignments to deliver quality results, and mentoring to give exposure to the business and professional development opportunities
  • Maintain quality assurance and improvement program covering all aspects of the audit process in accordance with established audit methodologies aligned with the IIAs International Professional Practices Framework
  • Support the VP in preparing required communications to the Audit Committee
  • D rive continuous improvement through i mproved audit methodology and tools aligned with best practices , p roactively delivering insights promoting and sharing knowledge
  • Serve as the p rimary liaison with external auditors to coordinate assistance and support required on and other assurance/advisory activities to ensure optimal risk coverage, eliminate duplicate efforts, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities gained through reliance on the work of CAS
  • Support the VP in department administration including people management, time reporting, continuing education, professional organization participation, etc.

You ll Need to Have
  • Bachelors d egree with concentration in risk, finance, accounting, audit, or related business field
  • 6 -8+ years of experience with auditing, risk management, compliance, program management or quality management systems of audit experience required (at least 3 in a supervisory/managerial role)
  • Strong technical experience with Excel and proficiency in Microsoft applications for analytics and presentation

Even Better if You Have
  • Relevant certifications
  • Insurance industry experience
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory issues and terminology
  • Experience with data reporting and analytical tools
  • Experience with GRC systems

Competencies/Skillsets Needed to be Successful in this Role
  • Strong internal audit and risk management experience, including performing assessments and audits designing controls, managing enterprise risk and control frameworks, and prioritizing risk
  • Advanced critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Well organized highly motivated self-starter that is detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to produce accurate and timely information in a highly dynamic work environment with strong client focus mindset and high degree of confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively drive collaboration and proactively looks to identify opportunities to further strengthen stakeholder relationships
  • Possess a high energy level and strong work ethic with a commitment to continuous improvement in a dynamic and changing environment that strives to exceed expectations
  • Possess the drive and professional curiosity to quickly gain good knowledge and understanding of business operations and keeps abreast of external trends in both internal audit and industry
  • Strong interpersonal skills and effective written and oral communication skills
  • Strong professional presence interacts well with different people and able to work in a multi-cultural environment, customer service oriented
  • Results-oriented ability to motivate, influence, and manage diverse teams
  • Strong leadership and analytical skills and ability to synthesize, summarize and communicate important data
  • Exceptional organizational and project-management skills
  • Excellent coaching skills to contribute to the teams professional development

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

RiverStone Resources, LLC is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, LGBTQ+, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706422740-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The RiverStone Group
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent