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Senior Manager Internal Audit

  • Location

    New York City

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

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  • Salary:

    $170k DOE + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Emily Kirkpatrick

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Startdate:

    ASAP 2022

Hamlyn Williams have partnered with a Venture Backed Start up looking to grow their newly-established, internal audit team based out of New York City, to hire a Senior Manager of Internal Audit.

As a Senior Manager, you will be representing Internal Audit and actively partnering with business and risk stakeholders to assess and mitigate technology risks across the organization. This role presents a significant opportunity to: (i) execute major integrated, operational and financial audits, SOC and SOX reviews and special projects, (ii) offer solutions for complex operational and business risks, (iii) interact with various levels of management, and be a strategic management advisor.

As a Senior Manager Internal Audit you will: 

  • Assess company risks and develop comprehensive annual audit plans to drive organizational change and guide the business to a successful future state
  • Provides leadership and technical guidance for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations
  • Lead the audit team as the management advisor and independent auditor in a complex business processing environment.
  • Maintain the audit universe, lead continuous risk monitoring and Enterprise Risk Management  and align with COSO/COBIT requirements
  • Design, execute, and supervise financial and operational and integrated audit programs that target high-risk areas in the company’s controls, systems, and processes
  • Partner with our most senior business leaders in maintaining strong internal controls, and communicating recommendations and preparing written audit reports to address issues
  • Track audit reporting and issue resolution to ensure that agreed upon actions are completed adequately by the appropriate stakeholders within the specified timeframes 
  • Select, develop and evaluate personnel to grow the audit department and directly supervise staff auditors
  • Build relationships with the external auditors to support the delivery of SOC and SOX requirements
  • Guide process improvement initiatives, across key processes and enable a control mindset across the organization
  • Partner with the Head of Audit to design and deliver risk and control(s) awareness training and Risk tabletop exercises

As a Senior Manager Internal Audit you will require: 

  • A bachelors degree in business administration, audit or another related field
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in SEC/PCAOB audits, risk advisory services at a public accounting firm, or operational/financial audit at a public company
  • Well versed with enterprise level and process risks, control procedures, COSO/COBIT standards, IIA requirements, agile audit and other leading audit techniques
  • Well versed in terms of managing the audit pipeline and leading the audit team, engaging with stakeholders, planning and executing audits and reporting on the audit outcomes. Exposure to working with various with business, legal, and tech teams to provide gap remediation recommendations and strategies
  • Experience at HR, Tech, SAAS companies would be useful
  • Experience with  process design, process improvement and/or Six Sigma techniques would be useful.
  • CPA/CIA/CISA certifications are a plus!
  • Ability to communicate effectively across various levels of the organization and can present in a simple and concise way
  • Well-versed in project management , strong time management skills and a demonstrated ability to flex between being an independent contributor and a collaborative team member based on project needs
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, and be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, problem solving and conflict management
  • Experienced team leader capable of coaching and supporting junior staff.
  • Be a strategic risk partner to business stakeholders with a big picture view to support the growth of the company

Please Note: This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, consideration and reasonable accommodation will be made to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Our client offers generous compensation packages, as well as amazing benefits, PTO and great work-life balance. 

Candidate’s must be US Citizen, Green Card holders or Permanent Residents to be considered.

I am an IT Audit & Risk market specialist working with a variety of clients across companies US-wide. If this role is of interest to you, or if you would like to explore other opportunities in the market, please feel free to reach out directly to Emily Kirkpatrick on (646)349-4480 or