Robert Half Finance & Accounting Internal Audit Manager/Director in Chicago, Illinois

Our client, a manufacturing company headquartered in Chicago is seeking to hire an Internal Audit Manager. This Manager will enjoy excellent benefits, work life balance, and a very positive, supportive working environment. To apply to this Internal Audit Manager position please email your resume separately in a word document to In the subject line of your email type "Internal Audit Manager". Position Summary: Reporting to the Vice President Internal Audit, the Internal Audit Manager will be responsible for providing strong leadership to the department, as well as management, planning and execution of internal audit, internal control testing and process improvement engagements for the multi-national locations of the Company. Position Responsibilities: 1. Plans, manages and owns execution of financial, process, regulatory, operational audits by: 40% ---The audit manager is responsible for conducting a risk assessment to include operational and financial processes and balances – both routine and unique to the audit. ---Properly defines audit scope and approach including clear delineation of financial statement assertion risks, identification of significant classes of transactions to include in scope and de-scope; and assess the need for control-only, substantive-only, or substantive and control required testing procedures. ---Develop and maintain a thorough understanding of t the Company's accounting and compliance policies. Perform audit procedures to ensure compliance to policies. ---Performs and supervises audit procedures that drive conclusions on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment based on control design and effectiveness. Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement. ---Partner with management to effectively communicate and resolve issues identified through audits. ---Develop and maintain effective communication protocols with key clients and stakeholders specific to an audit. 2. Directly manage audit teams of 2-3 auditors by providing ongoing development, mentoring, and strong learning experiences by: 40% ---Travel to various Company locations, globally – approximately 20% of time. ---Manages audit team; is responsible for directing, coaching, coordinating and evaluating team members. Ensures audit scopes and objectives are clear and helps team effectively manage deadlines. ---Liaise with management and external auditor, Ernst & Young, to efficiently perform test of controls for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act 3. Provide Leadership to internal audit team, develop staff to operate with functional excellence: 20% --Builds and maintains strong cross-functional partnerships with finance, IT and operating teams --Recruit, motivate and train a high performing staff. Conducts performance evaluations of staff, mentors, motivates, and develops staff and serves as a resource to them in order to facilitate their professional development. Leads the development of team goals and objectives and the plans necessary to achieve the internal audit plan and personal projects

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Req ID: 01300-0008873865

Functional Role: Manager Internal Audit

Country: USA

State: IL

City: Chicago

Postal Code: 60604

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: SOX - Sarbanes-Oxley