Senior Manager, SOX & Audit
Smith Arnold Partners
Diversified global organization in Stamford is seeking a Senior Manager / Director to lead their growing internal audit and SOX department. This Senior Manager / Director offers a dynamic work environment with high exposure to executive management. In this Senior Audit Management role, you will develop the strategy and direct the execution of the corporate internal audit function, including the planning and execution of the SOX program for the organization.
Title: Senior Manager / Director of SOX & Corporate Audit
Location: Stamford, CT
Salary: $150,000 – $180,000
In addition, responsibilities for conducting and supervising corporate audits in order to identify, monitor and mitigate risk, evaluate compliance with policies and procedures, provide assurance that Company assets are properly safeguarded and identify areas for improvement. www.unitedrentals.com
Perform corporate risk assessment and develop annual internal audit plan
Audit Strategy & Planning
Supervise corporate internal audit staff including establishing expectations
Ensure timely communication of SOX and audit results and key issues
Prepare Audit Committee presentations and participate in Audit Committee meetings
Assume leadership role on audit initiatives that critically impact the organization.
Represent internal audit on interdepartmental projects and/or committees.
Set the strategy, scope and priority of corporate internal audit activities
Develop audit plans, allocate resources and communicate objectives and expectations with audit staff and relevant process owners as needed
Monitor status of open audit projects and adjust plans and priorities based on changing needs
Direct administration of Policies and Procedures (PPBs) reviews with business owners.
Direct annual conflict of interest review with URI employees.
Direct and perform the risk assessment, testing, and evaluation of internal controls over financial reporting pursuant to the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley.
Manage the SOX process throughout the year.
Direct the performance of financial, operational and compliance audits
Review staff findings regarding control deficiencies and best practice recommendations and monitor remediation and adoption
Travel would be approximately 25%, primarily domestic.
10+ years of experience in audit, preferably with a combination of Big 4 and/or Fortune 500 Internal Audit experience.
Bachelor’s degree; MBA preferred; CPA or CIA strongly preferred
Extensive experience with risk assessment, control analysis, audit procedures and standards, sampling techniques, risk components and Sarbanes-Oxley.
Extensive experience in business process analysis.
Management / Leadership experience
Experience interacting with and presenting to an Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
Technical knowledge of accounting, treasury, FP&A and other corporate processes.
Experience managing multiple projects with varying timeframes and deadlines.
Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.
Able to develop strong working relationships with peers, field leadership and executive management.