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The Internal Audit Manager reports to the Director of Internal audit and plays a leading role in all phases of the audit cycle
As a leading member of the Internal Audit team, the Manager will lead internal audit and consulting work and report results to the Director of Internal Audit and senior management.
Responsible for managing and overseeing the work of the Internal Audit staff during on-site audits of varying complexity and scope at the global, corporate, and division level that include operational, compliance and I.T. audits.
Evaluates risks and designs audit programs to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of financial and operational controls, the reliability and accuracy of data and information systems, and the adequacy of controls over segregation of duties, safeguarding of corporate assets and corporate governance.
Manages the audit staff in the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations through interviews, documentation, flowcharting, testing and monitoring for compliance. Perform remediation and follow up for any deficiencies noted.
Reviews audit work papers to ensure they are clear and well-organized and that they appropriately document the work performed. Ensures that key controls are tested and all significant risks are adequately addressed in accordance with IIA standards.
Participate in annual risk assessment process to develop the annual audit plan for VSP Global.
Prepares or reviews written documentation/reports as it relates to NAIC MAR and Internal Audit and discloses all significant issues/deficiencies to management.
Manage special audit and consulting projects as assigned and report findings to management.
Responsible for overseeing the planning, documentation, testing and on-going compliance efforts in regards to NAIC MAR compliance.
Monitor turnover, productivity and overall performance of direct reports to ensure adequate staffing and performance that meets department standards. Provide prompt and objective coaching and counseling. Conduct performance evaluations and recommend salary increases.
Prioritize, assign and distribute work to ensure responsibility is at the appropriate level and team member’s skills are developed to support business needs.
Identify, consolidate and prioritize training needs and coordinate training programs with the training unit.
Ensure qualified candidates are selected for department position through participation and oversight of the hiring process.
Assist in the development of the division budget. Monitor expenses to ensure costs are within established levels.
Identify and support opportunities for process improvements, resulting in cost efficiencies.
Coordinate with other units/departments to facilitate special requests, coordinate tasks and resolve escalated issues.
Develop and complete internal audits, participate in implementing/maintaining NAIC MAR documentation and testing.
Committed to continuous improvement and embraces leading practices and tools creating value for the business by focusing on impactful risks and providing cost-effective innovative solutions.
Perform work independently and in teams, create a supportive and team oriented environment on each audit assignment maintain a client focus on each engagement, and exemplify the highest degree of trust and integrity by continually upholding the principles of professional standards.
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Bachelor's degree in finance and/or accounting or equivalent.
Eight or more years of progressive leadership experience in audit, SOX and anti-money laundering environment.
Big 4 experience preferred.
Eight years of experience with entity-wide SOX/NAIC MAR implementation and testing.
Demonstrated advanced ability to analyze complex financial information and internal control processes
Advanced knowledge of information systems, automated processes, and technology, including mainframe, server, and PC environments
Experienced in auditing in an SAP environment.
Advanced knowledge of data analysis/audit software (e.g. ACL/IDEA).
Advanced knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, IIA and ISACA standards.
CPA, CIA and/or CISA preferred.
A proven track-record of effectively managing projects and prioritizing tasks.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to travel approximately 25%+ of the time.
Clean credit history as reported by credit report.
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
The working environment is generally favorable, lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
The information above describes the general nature of the position and serves as a summary of the typical job functions. It's not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, or duties.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
VSP Global is a group of international and technologically advanced businesses. Working here isn’t just a job for us; it’s an opportunity to make a difference and contribute at work, within our professions, and across the world. Our mission drives us: we help people see. We have no shareholders, so our profits are reinvested back into our businesses, our communities, and our people. We honor our customers, our environment, and one another.