Risk Mgmt/Internal Audit Manager- SOX needed 771

  • Please email me your current resume to: hr_at_ipeoplesolutions.com
    Position can be located in most major metro areas - with a top 10 accounting firm. Full time - competitive salary/bonus/benefits package.
    POSITION TITLE:Risk Management/Internal Audit Manager
    REPORTING TO:Business Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services Partners
    THE COMPANY Confidential Top 10 Accounting Firm
    LOCATION:Oakbrook, Illinois
    Our Client is a leading provider of assurance, consulting, risk management, tax and technology services to large and middle market public companies and large privately held businesses. As the 8th largest firm in the U.S. and leading North American member of Horwath International, Our Client is able to call upon a large base of talented individuals and resources that scale to international proportions. As a result of recent changes in SEC regulations and corporate governance standards, many companies are searching for new providers of assurance and consulting services outside of the Big Four. Our Client provides clients with Big Four capabilities independent from conflicts of interests. For their people, they provide an environment that enables them to make a difference, achieve their full potential, have fun and be part of building something they really care about. As a client-focused organization, Our Client’s clients have come to value the firm’s commitment to personal service and integrity.
    THE DIVISION:Our Client’s Business Risk Consulting and Internal Audit Services provide corporate governance consulting, enterprise wide risk management services, internal audit consulting, and partnering and outsourcing services on a national basis. Skilled professionals within this group provide their expertise to specific client needs in a wide variety of corporate governance, risk management and internal audit disciplines. The Risk Management/Internal Audit practice develops solutions that demonstrate an impact on organizations that add value and improve performance.
    RESPONSIBILITY: The Risk Management/Internal Audit Manager will lead and manage a wide range of risk management and internal audit client engagements.

    Principal areas of responsibility of the position are as follows:

    Plans, staffs, and executes specialized projects while leading and developing solutions for internal and external clients.
    Manages projects to ensure quality is delivered within the confines of a budget.
    Performs a large amount of technical work and oversees the technical work of more junior level personnel.
    Works directly with client to communicate about and help them understand the technical aspects of the work being performed.
    Sets performance expectations for junior level personnel and provides performance feedback.
    REQUIRED:The successful candidate will have a strong public accounting background and/or corporate internal audit experience. Individuals with five plus years of experience are strongly preferred. Proven experience managing internal audit projects is required, along with demonstrated ability to lead a team, coach and mentor employees, and effectively manage a variety of projects. Experience working with client companies (or employers) in manufacturing, energy, real estate, or health care is preferred. Qualified candidates will have a strong understanding of internal audit methodologies and approaches, with strong emphasis on process and risk thinking. The ideal candidate will have substantial experience servicing companies in various risk management roles including internal auditing. In addition, the individual will have familiarity with facilitation and self-assessment for the purposes of performing a risk assessment. Qualified candidates will have proven ability to work in an unstructured business environment that requires gaining an understanding of business processes, assessing risk environment, and developing an audit work plan and testing approach. Candidates must have the willingness and ability to travel nationally and extensively.
    REQUIRED:A Bachelor’s Degree is required. A CPA or MBA is a plus. There is a strong preference for candidates with a Certified Internal Auditor designation, or a willingness to obtain the certification.
    REQUIRED:English is the primary language used in operation.

    PERSONAL TRAITS: The successful candidate must be a strong leader, coach and mentor, able to share knowledge and experience. Confidence and a hands-on approach are necessary. The Risk Management and Internal Audit Manager will have strong communication skills and the ability to manage varied projects. The ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines is an essential element of this position. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-growing entrepreneurial environment.

    COMPENSATION:A competitive base and bonus package is available to the experienced candidate.
    BENEFITS:Excellent benefits are available to the successful candidate.

  • We are currently still searching for more candidates for this position - please contact me if you have any interest or please forward it on to anyone that you know of in the industry that might be looking to work with one of the nation’s most highly regarded accounting firms.

  • one placement - we still have more opportunities available in the Chicago land area as well as Grand Rapids, Cleveland, Columbus, Nashville, and Louisville.
    Thanks -

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