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Akron, OH 44333

Years Experience




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Manager, Internal Audit

Position Summary:
This position provides control oversight through the effective management of audits of our client’s complex operations. The role will be responsible for the implementing a holistic audit approach integrating information technology and data analytics to evaluate our client’s internal control environment. The Manager, Internal Audit is an independent strong starter with attention to detail, drive to accomplish goals and focus on quality results. This individual has strong communication skills, the ability to multitask and work with cross function teams.

Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
  • Responsible for managing complex audits (operational, financial, compliance, integrated) and special projects. Perform critical project management duties in the planning, scheduling, coordinating, reviewing and reporting of audit work including the evaluation of key risks, establishment of audit objectives, and development of audit programs to evaluate the effectiveness of the company’s internal controls including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements.
  • Ability to identify and assess the impact of control deficiencies. Preparation of audit findings and reports using advanced writing skills. Work with management to ensure corrective actions address root causes and process recommendations are beneficial/value added. Present recommendation to management through status updates and closing meetings. Perform follow up on management’s action plans.
  • Participation in recruiting and hiring activities. Day to day supervision of internal audit teams including work paper review, training, coaching and mentoring on audit practices including performance evaluations at the end of each audit/project annually.
  • Development/implementation of policies and procedures for achieving department objectives. Ability to stay abreast of best practices as well as emerging professional standards, regulatory initiatives, accounting and retail industry trends and threats (internal/external). Act as a conduit for introducing these to the company and department. Advocate the standard audit practice and methodology ensuring quality and consistency in accordance with IIA standards.
  • Participate in the annual risk assessment and development of the annual audit plan. Administrative responsibilities associated with the overall project management of the annual audit plan including Audit Committee reporting.
  • Support and/or lead data analytics projects. Identify areas where data analytics can augment the annual audit plan including ongoing/continuous monitoring activities. Champion the integration of data analytics into the audit methodology.
  • Stay abreast of and provide consultative input on major change initiatives.
  • Performs additional duties and projects as assigned.
  • Consistent regular scheduled attendance is considered an essential function of this job.

Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline; CPA or CIA professional certification required.

Required or Acceptable Job-Related Experience: Retail business experience and/or Big 4 accounting firm experience. Experience with GAAP and/or auditing requirements.

Years of Job-Related Experience Required: 5-7 years of progressive audit experience required.

Technical/Other Skills Required: Working knowledge of data analytics software is preferred; Strong oral/written communication and interpersonal skills; Ability to quickly grasp concepts, analyze data and draw conclusions based on sound judgement; Ability to apply creative and innovating thinking; Ability to work independently and multitask; Solid project management skills; Strong negotiation and conflict management skills.

Benefits & Perks:Competitive healthcare, dental & vision insurance 401(k) matching after one year of employment Generous PTO + company holidays Diversity programs Paid subscription to PlateJoy. Much more!

endevis, LLC. and all companies represented are Equal Opportunity Employers and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.