Manager, Internal Audit

WSP   •  

Newark, NJ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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15+ years

Posted 31 days ago

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The Manager Internal Auditor is responsible for planning, executing and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory and compliance related audits/reviews of WSP Group. A secondary role is to provide advice on internal control to WSP Group, including responding to questions on risk management techniques. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning and wrap up activities.
  • Plans financial, IT, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal, Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.
  • Conducts risk assessments and evaluates adequacy and performance of controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Documents the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Assess, evaluates and promotes compliance to internal WSP Group policies.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within WSP Group.
  • Researches new technical tools when required to support audits.
  • Provides feedback on performance of Internal Auditors, on audit assignments, as applicable.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of business operations and risk-based auditing attained through 15+ years of progressive work experience.
  • Knowledge of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards.
  • Ability to manage projects and, when required, supervise auditors.
  • Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments and to manage multiple demands.
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. (Spanish, German, French as a second language would be a plus)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented but able to quickly grasp the big picture.
  • A post-secondary degree preferably in business or finance
  • Travelling 10% to 20%.

Preferred Quailifications:

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is desirable.
  • CPA/MBA designation, or senior level status, is desirable.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Visio. Experience with Tableau, Power BI, a GRC type software would be a plus.
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