Senior Manager Internal Audit

Babcock & Wilcox - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)3.8

Established in 1867, B&W is a leading provider of power generation and environmental equipment, including a broad suite of boiler products, environmental systems and services for power and industrial uses. We operate in three reportable segments: Power, Renewable and Industrial. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, B&W has operations, subsidiaries and joint ventures worldwide.

In addition to offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our employees, our Charlotte location participates in a flexible work schedule designed to promote a balance in work and personal life. B&W embraces diversity of thought, values individuality, encourages new perspectives and provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

Job Description
We are seeking an internal audit senior manager to serve in a leadership role within the 5-person internal audit department at B&W. The senior manager reports directly to the Vice President of Internal Audit. Department personnel are all based in Charlotte, and have responsibility for providing world-wide coverage of operational, financial, internal control, FCPA and other compliance audit projects. The senior manager is expected to play a key role in developing the annual internal audit plan, providing direction and supervision of the team’s execution of audits, providing counsel and leadership to the junior members of the department, and developing solid working relationships with personnel across the company. The senior manager will also develop and monitor the department’s budget, review and approve audit reports, and guide department decisions based on resource availability and company-wide strategic objectives.

Other responsibilities include the following:
Assisting in identifying and assessing specific strategic, operational, reporting, internal control and compliance risks to support the development and execution of the annual audit plan and the ongoing revisions to that plan
Driving value in all areas of the company through the internal audit process by:
Leading well planned, organized and efficient internal audits
Helping to educate, not just audit, in effort to elevate understanding and performance
Ensuring the department writes clear, concise reports that resonant with the readers, have actionable next steps, and have management’s alignment on conclusions
Recommending strategic priorities for the department, and lead the implementation of those priorities through day to day management of the team, goal setting, and the performance management process
Interacting with senior members of B&W executive management team
Assisting in the development of the annual department budget and in managing department costs to ensure operation within the budget

Recruiting and retaining skilled team professionals by:
Leading the performance goal setting and review process
Mentoring younger audit professionals in effort to elevate their performance and career prospects
Facilitating the migration of internal audit team members into other functional areas of B&W as opportunities arise
Maintain professional accreditations along with continuing education relevant to the internal audit role in order to maintain and elevate the professionalism of the department


Job Qualifications
Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience (public accounting or internal auditing)
Credentialed (CPA or CIA)
Data analytics skills (use of tools and methodologies) a plus

Professional Characteristics
Professional presence and tact
Consensus builder
Strong oral and written communication skills
Highly organized and acutely focused on meeting budgets, goals and deadlines
Customer focused, with a track record of building long-term, loyal relationships with key stakeholders
Driven by the opportunity to effect change, improve process and develop others
Exceptional critical thinking skills with the ability to absorb, process and apply new knowledge rapidly
Adaptable with professional curiosity (desire to know the business, research new ways of getting work done)