VP - Internal Audit 11866
Lexacount Search is seeking a VP of Internal Audit who will develop, execute and continuously improve the integrated internal audit plan encompassing operational, technology, financial, SOX 404 compliance, and Dodd–Frank internal control compliance activities in accordance with departmental and Institute of Internal Auditors standards. Will also: Assist the Head of Internal Audit to define and update the annual and long–range internal audit plans based on annual assessment of operational, financial, IT and compliance risks and to develop presentations to senior management and the Audit Committee; Drive the completion of core activities including internal audits, special projects, SOX and Dodd–Frank internal control processes as detailed below; Continually obtain a deep understanding of business, IT, financial and regulatory areas to identify and assess risk; Approve the planning and communication of the detailed internal audit scope each year and for each audit, special project, and the SOX and Dodd–Frank internal control programs; On each engagement, direct planning, execution and reporting; Manage all aspects of communication with auditees which include our preliminary understanding of their business, audit findings on processes not meeting objectives and formal reporting; Meet with all levels of auditee management team to understand key activities and changes in the environment; Ensure completion of audits, SOX and Dodd–Frank internal control activities and special projects by stated due dates and budgets; Update Internal Audit policies and procedures based on process improvements, changes within the profession, regulatory changes, etc.; Lead and develop the team of 15 Managers, Seniors and Staff (e.g., training, mentoring, coaching, performance evaluations, etc.) and 3rd party professionals (specialists) with varying backgrounds (e.g., Financial, IT, public accounting, private industry, etc.) in completing the internal audit activities; Provide formal training to the team on internal audit standards, business processes, etc. Must have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting with approximately 10+ years of experience; A Certified Public Accountant ("CPA") with a combination of Big 4 accounting firm and private industry experience is required. An MBA is preferred.; Working knowledge of GAAP and information technology systems; A proven track record in managing a variety of assignments and experience with implementing and executing against the Sarbanes Oxley Act. Please contact a Lexacount Search Finance/Accounting Search Consultant at or . All resumes will be held in the strictest confidence.
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