Internal Audit Manager

LogistiCare - Atlanta, GA3.1

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkills
This position will report directly to the Director of Internal Audit and will assist with leading Global SOX compliance, Enterprise Risk Management and other Operational Audits. This individual will be responsible for managing and executing operational, financial, and compliance audits to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the organization's governance, risk management process, system of internal control structure, and the quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities to achieve the organization's stated goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Actively participate in annual risk assessment activities and assist with the development of an audit plan that maps specific projects to the risks identified
Understands the company's vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
Identify business process risks; assist Director and VP with the development of the internal audit plan using a risk-based approach in conjunction with senior management, line of business management and external auditors.
Responsible for the coordination and execution of multiple audits; following Internal Audit Charter developed by the CAE and approved by the Audit Committee of the Board.
Perform project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of the work of internal auditors and provide expertise in auditing standards, performance criteria, and audit requirements.
Prepare audit programs, perform or review testing, and facilitate remediation of control findings. The focus of this responsibility will include financial, operational, compliance, IT, and other types of audits necessary to support the annual audit plan.
Support continuous improvement activities related to overall internal audit approaches, tools and methodologies, and productivity
Support efforts to drive efficiency and automation of Sarbanes-Oxley Program and testing approaches;
Rationalize and overhaul current SOX 404 program to include approach and testing methodology, process documentation format, and coordination with external auditor and co-sourcing firm.
Assist Director with testing of the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley 404 program, focusing on testing compliance in the most efficient and effective manner; execute and review work performed, evaluate exceptions/deficiencies, coordinate work with Company's external auditor, and communicate results to appropriate stakeholders.
Assist management with the SOX process documentation change management function, to help facilitate the effective and efficient planning and implementation of changes to financial and operational processes and controls.
Execute tasks/testing for investigations and management requests on an as-needs basis; provide ad-hoc analysis and reports as requested.
Develops reports to the Audit Committee on the company's system of internal controls, significant audit recommendations, and investigations into fraudulent activity.
Identify opportunities for enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of operational, financial, and compliance processes.
Effectively interface with various levels of management; maintain and develop relationships with external auditors.
Manage, mentor and support the efforts of the Internal Audit team (including any outsourced internal auditors) and assist Director to establish short and long term departmental goals. Ensure necessary training occurs for Internal Audit organization.
Act as a key liaison with the external auditors and co-sourcing firm on a day-to-day basis.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of changes and developments in the industry, regulatory environment, and audit profession
Maintain confidentiality of data/materials/information received and/or reviewed with business lines

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Competency Statement(s)
Strong internal control orientation; solid understanding of auditing, GAAP, PCAOB Audit Standards, SOX Section 404, risks and controls
Professional designation required; CPA Strongly preferred; CIA, CISA or CFE plus
Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and experience in applying the principles and practices of internal auditing in accounting, financial, and operational environments, including auditing business functions and information technology systems
Demonstrated ability to coordinate efforts, prioritize, and effectively manage co-sourced party and multiple projects
Self-starter with high degree of initiative, dependability, and ability to work with little supervision
Highly organized and detail oriented. Excellent time management, analytical, communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, prioritize and work independently.
Strong documentation (reporting, narratives, and flowcharts) and verbal communication skills
Ability to work effectively with various disciplines within and outside the organization.
Supervisory experience with leadership skills including strong abilities to teach and coach; experience managing direct reports to achieve deadlines/audit plan requirements
Knowledge of information technology tools used in the audit process including IDEA, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Excel, TeamMate, Visio, etc.
Ability to effectively interact with company leaders
Ability to thrive in a team environment working both within the department and on cross-functional teams to solve multi-faceted business issues
Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, and problem solving skills
Approximately 25% travel

Education
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field; MBA or Masters a plus

Experience
6 to 8 years of progressive audit experience in a public accounting firm and/or internal audit department, demonstrating progression in knowledge and experience
SOX 404 documentation, rationalization, and testing experience a must
Big 4 experience preferred but not required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.
  • May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment.
  • Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
  • Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
Entire work time is conducted in an office environment in a controlled atmosphere building.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

LogistiCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.