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Internal Audit Manager
Location 020-Miami-Acctg Office
Job Code 1729
# of openings 1
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PERRY ELLIS

INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER

 

SUMMARY:

Plan, supervise and perform operational/financial audits and SOX controls testing.  Assist external auditors with year-end financial statement audit.  Review workpapers and audit reports.  Supervise staff .  


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the company’s Sarbanes-Oxley efforts:

    • Ensure SOX documentation is reviewed, updated and published annually and assist process owners with their documentation as needed

    • Manage, perform and review testing of SOX controls,  facilitate delivery of work to external auditors and evaluate deficiencies

    • Coordinate with process owners regarding scheduling SOX controls testing and ensuring identified weaknesses are remediated timely

    • Maintain project management tools to allow for regular status updates and budget to actual detail to the Direct of Internal Audit

    • Assist the Direct of Internal Audit in the management of the IT Co-Source partner to ensure on-time deliverables

  • Plan, supervise and perform operational and financial audits

  • Oversee the preparation of audit programs ensuring that the objectives and audit procedures are clear and sufficient

  • Prepare and review audit reports detailing findings and recommendations and review findings and recommendations with appropriate management personnel through exit conferences

  • Assist the Direct of Internal Auditor in following up on previously reported audit findings to ensure agreed upon recommendations are implemented timely

  • Coordinate Internal Audit activities with those of the external auditors to ensure proper audit coverage, eliminate duplicate efforts, improve the efficiency and effectiveness of audit activities and maximize reliance on Internal Audit

    • Assist external auditors by performing interim and year end audit testing procedures

  • Provide guidance, supervision and performance development to staff auditors

  • Ensure all work papers are assembled and maintained correctly

  • Regularly track and communicate status of work in progress to the Director of Internal Audit

  • Assist Director of Internal Audit in the preparation of department updates to Executive Leadership and Audit Committee

 

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Thorough understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, auditing standards and GAAP

  • Must be highly detail-oriented, have excellent professional judgment and possess proven organizational and analytical skills

  • Must be able to work as a team member as well as independently, balance multiple priorities, meet deadlines and ensure quality results

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with management and the external auditors

 

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (MBA or Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Information Systems is a plus)

  • Five to ten years of audit experience in a “Big Four” or large regional public accounting firm and/or a large public company environment.

  • CPA, CIA, CISA or other relevant professional certification strongly preferred

  • Information systems auditing experience preferred